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.
Renee Scheltema, a Dutch documentary filmmaker and photographer, will lead a discussion about climate change after the screening of her latest documentary “Normal Is Over” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in Room 2022 of the Robert N. Noyce ’49 Science Center.
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.
Offered in both the spring and fall, BCM 262: Introduction to Biological Chemistry builds on what students have learned in their previous biology and chemistry courses to give them “a more sophisticated level of understanding."
Emily Austin, assistant professor of classics at the University of Chicago, will present “Why Classics? Reception and Receptivity” at 4:15 on April 16 in room N3118 of the Humanities and Social Studies Center.
Come support more than 100 students as they present papers, posters, and performances. The symposium showcases the work of Grinnell students who have engaged in deep research or scholarly work as a means of both personal discovery and educational enhancement.