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American Studies

  1. Allie Pearce ’20

    Sharpening Your Critical Thinking Skills

    Jun 28, 2019
    How American Studies can change your perspective and enhance your flexibility
  2. Steven Duong

    In Pursuit of Poetry

    May 20, 2019

    Steven Duong ’19 began writing poetry seriously as a second-year student at Grinnell. Fast-forward to his senior year, and he is preparing to pursue poetry writing during…

  3. Scholar to Discuss Women’s Response to White Supremacy, Fascism

    Apr 01, 2019
    Valerie Ann Johnson, who holds a faculty chair and directs Africana Women’s Studies at Bennett College in North Carolina, will give a lecture about how women respond to white supremacy and fascism at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, in Room 152 of the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts.
  4. Katya Gibel Mevorach

    Katya Gibel Mevorach on Jews, Intersectionality, and Contemporary Anti-Semitism

    May 09, 2018
    On April 19, 2018, Professor Katya Gibel Mevorach, anthropology and American studies, gave a talk at the College of the Holy Cross. Her talk explored Jewish and intersectional identities and laid a historical context for the new anti-Semitism.
  5. "Riding" the Underground Railroad Panel Discussion

    Apr 22, 2018
    4:15 pm, Tuesday, May 1, Burling Library Lounge
  6. Diversity in Filmmaking: Independent Film from the Fringes

    Mar 15, 2018
    A screening of films from underrepresented communities and discussion of the trials and benefits of making movies outside the traditional Hollywood model.
  7. James McBride

    James McBride & The Good Lord Bird Band

    Apr 07, 2017
    Bestselling author, musician, and screenwriter James McBride and The Good Lord Bird Band perform at the next Writers @ Grinnell event.
  8. Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

    Apr 06, 2017
    Peter Frase imagines how a post-capitalist world might look deploying the tools of both social science and speculative fiction.
  9. Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity

    Apr 04, 2017
    Jackson Katz, Ph.D., will cover the 2016 election and the politics of presidential masculinity.
  10. "Looking at the Overlooked": Stage Properties and the Table in Karl Lessing's Die Mätresse (1780)

    Mar 22, 2017
    Featuring Wendy Sutherland, assoc. prof. of German, New College of Florida. 4:15 p.m. Friday, April 14, Burling Lounge

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