Family in front of car

Grinnell Stories: African Americans of Early Grinnell by Prof. Dan Kaiser

Feb 10, 2020
4:15-5:15 pm, Feb. 18, 2020, in Burling Library First Floor Lounge
Anna Julia Cooper in a parlor with a bust of Frederick Douglass

Douglass Day Transcribe-a-Thon

Feb 05, 2020
1-5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, in the Burling Computing Lab, Lower Level
photo of Michael Puett

Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University

Jan 09, 2020
Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University Michael Puett will present two lectures (1) "Ritual, Sincerity, and Human Flourishing: What Chinese Philosophers can Teach Us About the Good Life" in JRC 101, at 7:30 p.m. on Wed, Jan. 29, 2020. (2) “Creating Worlds: Imagination and Interpretation in Classical China” in JRC 101, at 11:00 am – 12:00 p.m on Thu, Jan. 30, 2020.

Trans Film Today — Conversation and Screening

Nov 15, 2019
Conversation and film screening with trans panel Zackary Drucker, Tourmaline, and Chris Vargas, on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Harris Center Cinema.

Author of "American Sutra" to Discuss Book

Nov 13, 2019
When the FBI began mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, Buddhist priests were among the first to be incarcerated. "American Sutra" tells the story of Japanese American Buddhists (the largest group of Buddhists in the United States at that time) in the context of anti-Japanese sentiment during World War II and draws parallels to contemporary challenges to religious freedom facing Americans today.
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The College Moves Salisbury House Library Collection to Campus

Aug 30, 2019
The College has moved Salisbury House’s collection of nearly 5,000 rare books and historic documents to Burling Library’s climate-controlled Special Collections and Archives.
Alexandra Odom ’16 in front of a tree with autumn leaves

Talent Spotting

Jul 22, 2019
How the Mellon Mays program helps students do mentored research and confidently pursue their ideas.
Sam Nakahira

For the Love of Comics (and History)

May 15, 2019
How do you translate a 35-page research paper into a comic? Sam Nakahira ’19, a history major from California, wanted to find out.
E. Patrick Johnson

Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies Welcomes E. Patrick Johnson on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Mar 06, 2019
Johnson's presentation, "The Beekeeper: Performing Southern Black Women who Love Women" will be held in the Humanities and Social Studies Center, Room S3325.

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