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  1. Toni Morrison

    Celebrating and Honoring Toni Morrison

    Feb 19, 2020
    Public talk by Professor Shanna Benjamin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, and inscription unveiling at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.
  2. Man, woman and child

    Jean-Ulrick Désert on the Creative Art of Being Conspicuously Invisible

    Feb 18, 2020
    Berlin-based artist Jean-Ulrick Désert will discuss his multi-media and multi-dimensional artistic practice of the past 20 years at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.
  3. Ruben Espinosa

    Shakespeare, Race, and Latinx Invisibility

    Feb 07, 2020
    The Center for the Humanities hosts Ruben Espinosa for a public talk at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, 2020.
  4. Visiting Scholar to Discuss New Directions in Recovering Women’s Voices in Jewish Antiquity

    Jan 31, 2020
    Alexander Marcus will cover new trends in talk at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Humanities and Social Studies Center, Room N3118.
  5. Toni Morrison

    Free Film Screening of “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” at The Strand Theatre

    Jan 28, 2020
    Grinnell College is sponsoring a free public screening of the film and Q&A with the film's editor at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 in the Strand Theatre, downtown Grinnell.
  6. Trans Film Today — Conversation and Screening

    Nov 15, 2019
    Conversation and film screening with trans panel Zackary Drucker, Tourmaline, and Chris Vargas, on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Harris Center Cinema.
  7. Author of "American Sutra" to Discuss Book

    Nov 13, 2019
    When the FBI began mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, Buddhist priests were among the first to be incarcerated. "American Sutra" tells the story of Japanese American Buddhists (the largest group of Buddhists in the United States at that time) in the context of anti-Japanese sentiment during World War II and draws parallels to contemporary challenges to religious freedom facing Americans today.
  8. Danez Smith image

    Writers@Grinnell Welcomes Danez Smith on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 8 p.m.

    Jul 25, 2019
    The Writers@Grinnell 2019-20 series kicks off with award-winning author and performer, Danez Smith.
  9. Vance Bryd in class

    Vance Byrd receives New Directions Fellowship from The Mellon Foundation

    Jun 20, 2019
    Vance Byrd, associate professor and chair of German studies, will further his education and launch a new research project as a New Directions Fellowship recipient.
  10. Scholar to Discuss Muhammad’s Jewish Wife

    Apr 19, 2019
    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.

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