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    Writers@Grinnell - A Celebration of Global Creative Writing

    Sep 28, 2018
    Four internationally-acclaimed writers from Algeria, Ecuador, Russia, and Germany, will participate in conversation about what it means to be part of a global community of writers in times of geopolitical upheaval and disunity.
  2. Soviet Science Fiction: From Communist Utopia to Symbol of Dissent

    Apr 25, 2018
    Translator, a writer, and independent scholar Olga Bukhina to present Thursday, April 26 at 4 p.m.
  3. Grinnell College to Host Award-Winning Authors Marlon James and Roxane Gay

    Mar 16, 2018
    Writers at Grinnell enables students, faculty, and residents to interact with renowned authors.
  4. Writers@Grinnell welcomes Marlon James

    Mar 13, 2018
    Marlon James delivers the Annual Distinguished Author Lecture for the Writers@Grinnell series.
  5. After the Humanities of Difference: Where Are We Now?

    Feb 26, 2018
    Yale professor, a musicologist and director of Whitney Humanities Center, will discuss what humanistic activism means.
  6. After Man(ifestos): The Android Goddess Declaration

    Feb 15, 2018
    Artist/theorist who works at the intersections of gender, race, and technology, will offer examples of algorithms as analytic and practical tools for art and activism.
  7. Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble to Perform at Grinnell College

    Feb 15, 2018
    The Grinnell Singer will collaborate with the ensemble, which includes of musicians and scholars of European and Arab musical traditions.
  8. Grinnell College Hosts Islamic Awareness Week

    Feb 12, 2018
    Events Feb. 11–16, 2018, include lectures, a film screening, & student research presentations
  9. I Shall Not Hate to be Presented at Grinnell College

    Feb 05, 2018
    The renowned play, presented Feb. 10-11, is based on the memoir of a Gaza doctor committed to Israeli-Palestinian reconciliation. The film Wrestling Jerusalem to be shown Feb. 9.
  10. The Linguistic Structure of Japanese Baseball Chants

    Jan 31, 2018

    World-renowned phonologist Armin Mester will present work he has been developing with collaborators that seeks to explain the complex sound patterns in adapting a batter’s…