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Anthropology

  1. Tommy Hexter trimming crops in the Farm House garden

    Growin' Green Since 2018

    Jan 23, 2020
    Across the street from campus at the corner of Park Street and 6th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, sits a 30–by-80-foot plot that’s been tilled and cared for. In the milder months, you’ll see it filled with crops like peppers and radishes, and you’ll see Grinnellians working there.
  2. photo of Michael Puett

    Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University

    Jan 09, 2020
    Gates Lecturer: Michael Puett, Harvard University Michael Puett will present two lectures (1) "Ritual, Sincerity, and Human Flourishing: What Chinese Philosophers can Teach Us About the Good Life" in JRC 101, at 7:30 p.m. on Wed, Jan. 29, 2020. (2) “Creating Worlds: Imagination and Interpretation in Classical China” in JRC 101, at 11:00 am – 12:00 p.m on Thu, Jan. 30, 2020.
  3. 1896 Kelmscott Chaucer

    The College Moves Salisbury House Library Collection to Campus

    Aug 30, 2019
    The College has moved Salisbury House’s collection of nearly 5,000 rare books and historic documents to Burling Library’s climate-controlled Special Collections and Archives.
  4. Nate Crail ’19 in front of Drake Library sculpture

    Exploring Community Identity Through Architecture

    Jun 19, 2019
    An anthropology major uses the city of Grinnell as a research lab.
  5. 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.
  6. Four Grinnell College Professors to Discuss Catalonia’s Bid for Independence

    Nov 07, 2017
    Panel to shed light on the causes that precipitated Catalonia’s bid for independence and the shared and opposed mentalities driving this conflict.
  7. Anthropology Students Present Results of Mentored Advanced Projects

    Nov 01, 2017
    Nate Crail ’19 and Emily Ricker ’18 present the results of their research at 4:15 p.m. Nov. 14.
  8. Anthropology Faculty in Grinnell-in-London

    Oct 30, 2017
    John Whittaker and Kathy Kamp are teaching this semester in Grinnell-in-London, with Justin Thomas, theater department, and Donna Vinter, who heads the program.
  9. Emeritus Funds Reports

    Oct 30, 2017
    Rhett Lundy, Misha Laurence, Mekdes Assefa, and Anais Levin report on their research.
  10. Students, Alumni, and Faculty Present at Central States Anthropological Society in April, 2017

    Oct 30, 2017
    Students, alumni, and faculty presented at Central States Anthropological Society in April, 2017.

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