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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Alberta Ferrario

    Hinduism(s): Ancient “Religion,” Colonial Construction, or Nationalist Idea? Debate Over a Problematic Concept

    Mar 22, 2019
    Alberta Ferrario will discuss the controversial concept of Hinduism and offer possible ways to understand and talk about this complex tradition at 7:30 p.m. April 9, 2019, Rosenfield Center Room 101.
  8. Sunny Yudkoff

    Tubercular Vistas: Rewriting Thomas Mann in Hebrew

    Mar 07, 2019
    March 12-13, 2019, Sunny Yudkoff will present on the role played by tuberculosis in the life and writing of the Hebrew modernist David Vogel and also participate in an informal conversation, Jewish Studies Today, with students.
  9. Workshop: From Character to Ritual

    Feb 15, 2019
    From Character to Ritual will be a physical, vocal, and emotional exploration of three primary states being. Reservations are required.
  10. Still from performance of Kafkas Ape shows actorn with case and cane

    Kafka’s Ape Performance

    Feb 15, 2019
    Tickets are required for the free performance to be held Friday, March 1, at 7 p.m., in Flanagan Theatre. Adapted and directed by Phala O. Phala with Tony B. Miyambo as Red Peter the Ape.

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