Professor Hamza Zafer of the University of Washington in Seattle will discuss “Safiyya, daughter of Aaron: Muhammad’s Jewish Wife in Early Muslim Historiography” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Rosenfield Center, Room 101.
From local poverty alleviation organizations to schools and conservation groups, the city of Grinnell and surrounding communities are filled with people who welcome the help of Grinnell College volunteers.
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Edward Larson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and legal scholar, will give the Scholars’ Convocation Lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 25, in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, and host a coffee hour from 4 to 5 p.m. in Mears Cottage.
Grinnell students, faculty and staff have access to the extensive primary source collections of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries.
Assistant Professors Cynthia Hansen and Celeste Miller introduced a 2-credit class last spring to help trailblaze a new theory: choreolinguistics, which explores the intersection of linguistics and dance.