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American Studies

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

    May 09, 2018
    Watch Professor Gibel Mevorach's talk at College of the Holy Cross.
  2. "Riding" the Underground Railroad Panel Discussion

    Apr 22, 2018
    4:15 pm, Tuesday, May 1, Burling Library Lounge
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. "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
  8. Award-winning Ethiopian-American Singer to Speak in Celebration of Black History Month

    Feb 16, 2017
    Meklit Hadero's talk, "Global Diaspora: Art, Culture and Pan-Africanism," will explore the connections between the Global African Diaspora, highlighting both 20th and 21st century ideas of Pan-Africanism.
  9. In Defense of Pop Culture

    Nov 10, 2016
    Lisa Doris Alexander ’97 discusses what film, television, and sports tell us about race relations in the United States on Nov. 17.
  10. Kesho Scott Joins Iowa African-American Hall of Fame

    Oct 17, 2016
    Scott recognized for outstanding achievements that have enhanced the quality of life for all Iowans.