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Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on K’s Campus

David Forsythe

David Forsythe will deliver the annual Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture at 8 PM on Tuesday, November 5, in the Mandelle Hall Olmsted Room at Kalamazoo College. The title of his address is “The United States and Torture after … Continue reading

A Commitment to Human Depth

Rachel Kushner author of "The Flamethrowers" and "Telex from Cuba", standing in front of her

Rachel Kushner, the 2009 Summer Common Reading author, returned to Kalamazoo College for the 2013 commencement, where she received an honorary degree (Doctor of Humane Letters) and delivered an important speech about the future and “movements of the young.” Kushner … Continue reading

Perspectives on a Dream

Top row (l-r), Babli Sinha, Elizabeth Candido ’00; middle row, Marjorie Toshach ’13, Craig Isser ’13; bottom row, Gabrielle Clay ’13, Natalie Cherne ’15.

“A Dream Deferred, A Dream Made Reality? Marking the 50th Anniversary of the ‘I Have a Dream Speech’” was the topic of the Winter Quarter 2013 Week Two (Jan. 18) Community Reflection in Stetson Chapel. Several speakers considered Martin Luther … Continue reading

College Congratulates K-Connected “Geniuses”

Coincidence? Most certainly, but it is nevertheless fun to count the times a Kalamazoo College campus visit coincides with a subsequent “genius award,” a.k.a. the MacArthur Fellowship. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recently announced the MacArthur Fellowships … Continue reading

Poet Philosopher Will Read at K

Poet and philosopher and New York Times bestselling author Mark Nepo will give a reading of his works on Tuesday, November 13, at 7 PM in Stetson Chapel at Kalamazoo College. The event is free and open to the public. … Continue reading