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History

  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. 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. Alexandra Odom ’16 in front of a tree with autumn leaves

    Talent Spotting

    Jul 22, 2019
    How the Mellon Mays program helps students do mentored research and confidently pursue their ideas.
  5. Sam Nakahira

    For the Love of Comics (and History)

    May 15, 2019
    How do you translate a 35-page research paper into a comic? Sam Nakahira ’19, a history major from California, wanted to find out.
  6. E. Patrick Johnson

    Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies Welcomes E. Patrick Johnson on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 7 p.m.

    Mar 06, 2019
    Johnson's presentation, "The Beekeeper: Performing Southern Black Women who Love Women" will be held in the Humanities and Social Studies Center, Room S3325.
  7. Elizabeth Prevost and Ralph Savarese

    March 5 Herman Melville Meets Agatha Christie

    Feb 22, 2019
    At 4:15 pm on March 5 History Professor Elizabeth Prevost and English Professor Ralph Savarese will lead a discussion about the deceptively simple act of reading.
  8. Ford Foundation Taps Grinnellian for Prestigious Fellowship

    May 14, 2018
    Joy Sales ʼ13 has been awarded a a highly-competitive 2018 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship by the Fellowships Office of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
  9. Associate Professor Ed Cohn Tests the Portrayal of "The Americans" Against Cold War History

    Apr 01, 2018
    Associate Professor of History Ed Cohn compares the show "The Americans" to the Cold War events it portrays in The Washington Post.
  10. ​Generous Thinking: The University and the Public Good​

    Feb 19, 2018
    Scholars' Convocation speaker Kathleen Fitzpatrick will give the convocation lecture at Grinnell College on March 1, 2018.

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