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

February 10, 2020
Prof. Dan Kaiser

Event Information

Title: Grinnell Stories: African Americans of Early Grinnell by Prof. Dan Kaiser
Time: 4:15–5:15 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
Burling First Floor Lounge

Daniel Kaiser, professor emeritus and local historian, will speak about his research into African Americans of early Grinnell. He will also read from his new book, Grinnell Stories: African Americans of Early Grinnell, which compiles and expands on posts from his blog, Grinnell Stories. Published by the Grinnell Historical Museum, the book aims to fill the gap in the historical record by telling some of the stories of men and women of color in Grinnell between about 1860 and 1950. Refreshments will be served.

Kaiser taught at Grinnell College since 1979. A specialist in medieval and early modern Russia, Kaiser has studied legal, social, and demographic history. He is the author of The Growth of the Law in Medieval Russia, among numerous other books on Russian history.

Refreshments will be served.

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