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Holocaust Survivor to Speak at K

Holocaust Survivor Irene Butter UPDATE: Irene Butter’s 4:30 p.m. speech is being moved to the Olmsted Room at Mandelle Hall. Irene Butter — a Holocaust survivor, author and University of Michigan professor emerita — will visit Kalamazoo College on Monday, May 13. Butter will discuss her […]

Get Versed in National Poetry Month

Kayla Park National Poetry Month_2 If your knowledge of poetry is limited, April is the perfect time to expand your horizons and practice your writing. That’s because it’s National Poetry Month, and Assistant English Professor Oliver Baez Bendorf has creatively developed ways for students to […]

K Professor Featured in Mormon Gay Marriage Documentary

Taylor Petrey Gay Marriage Documentary A Kalamazoo College professor has a featured role in a documentary, premiering Sunday, about the improbable toppling of Utah’s gay marriage ban. Taylor Petrey, associate professor of religion, says he gave an extensive interview to the makers of “Church and […]

Thompson Lecture to Screen PBS Documentary

Former Kalamazoo College Visiting Professor Jeremy Sabella Kalamazoo College’s 2017 Thompson Lecture, presented by the Department of Religion, will screen the PBS documentary “An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4. The presentation is free and open to the public at Dalton […]

Former K Professor Wins Prestigious Award

Former Kalamazoo College Professor Gary Dorrien Gary Dorrien, a former professor of religion and chaplain at Kalamazoo College, was named the recipient of the 2017 Grawemeyer Award in Religion for his book, The New Abolition: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel. Gary is the […]