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  1. Katie Bouman

    Katie Bouman to Give Commencement Address on May 18

    Feb 26, 2020
    Katie Bouman, whose algorithm led to the first image of a black hole, will give the 2020 Commencement address.
  2. Joyce DiDonato as Agrippina

    Met Opera’s “Agrippina” To Be Streamed Live on Feb. 29, 2020

    Feb 18, 2020
    Grinnell College will stream Handel’s “Agrippina,” a black comedy about the abuse of power in ancient Rome, on Feb. 29 as part of the Met’s 2019-20 Live in HD season.
  3. Porgy and Bess

    Met Opera’s “Porgy and Bess” To Be Streamed Live on Feb. 1, 2020

    Jan 29, 2020
    George Gershwin’s opera will be streamed live at 11:55 a.m. in Harris Center Cinema as part of the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD Series.
  4. Peter Mattei as Wozzeck

    Met Opera’s “Wozzeck” To Be Streamed Live on Jan. 11

    Jan 03, 2020
    Alban Berg’s opera about a soldier driven by humiliation and jealousy to murder his lover will be streamed live at 11:55 a.m. on Jan. 11 in Harris Center Cinema as part of the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD Series.
  5. Scene from Manon

    Met Opera’s “Manon” To Be Streamed Live on Oct. 26

    Oct 15, 2019
    The Met Opera’s production of Jules Massenet’s “Manon,” will be streamed live at noon on Saturday, Oct. 26, in Harris Center Cinema, as part of the Live in HD Series.
  6. Philosopher to Discuss the Underpinnings of Misogyny on Sept. 26

    Sep 23, 2019
    Kate A. Manne, associate professor of philosophy at Cornell University, will present the Scholars’ Convocation at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, Room 101.
  7. Joan Neuberger

    Joan Neuberger ’75 Will Discuss the Arts in Stalin’s Russia on Sept. 19

    Sep 17, 2019
    Joan Neuberger ’75, professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss politics of the arts in Stalin’s Russia during the Sept. 19 Scholars’ Convocation Lecture.
  8. Amy Tan

    Bestselling Author Amy Tan Inspires Grinnell College Graduates

    May 24, 2019
    Upon receiving an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, renowned author Amy Tan noted that her mother, who wanted her to be a doctor, would be so proud.
  9. Amy Tan

    Bestselling Author Amy Tan to Give Commencement Address on May 20

    Apr 29, 2019
    Bestselling author Amy Tan will give the commencement address on May 20, 2019 in a ceremony capping a weekend of events showcasing and celebrating the achievements of our graduates.
  10. Scholar to Discuss Battle Over Teaching Darwinism in Public Schools

    Apr 17, 2019
    Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Edward Larson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and legal scholar, will give the Scholars’ Convocation Lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 25, in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, and host a coffee hour from 4 to 5 p.m. in Mears Cottage.

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