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Moritz Lecture Features Stanford Professor

2019 Moritz Lecture Speaker Thomas Mullaney An award-winning Stanford University professor known for his published writings in the Journal of Asian Studies, Aeon and Foreign Policy, and for being featured by The Atlantic, will visit Kalamazoo College to deliver the annual Moritz Lecture at 7 p.m. […]

K Professor Visits Sénégal, Université Cheikh Anta Diop

Bangura and Thioub in Sénégal Kalamazoo College Professor of History and Director of African Studies Joseph Bangura and Kalamazoo College Center for International Programs Executive Director Margaret Wiedenhoeft recently visited Université Cheikh Anta Diop Chancellor/President Ibrahima Thioub in Dakar, Sénégal, to strengthen the ties between […]

Honors Day 2018 Celebrates Student Achievements

5 students and Provost on stage during Honors Day 2018 Convocation Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2018 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 2, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences and […]

African Studies to Host Documentary Screening, Lecture

African Studies Documentary Screening The African Studies program will host a screening of the documentary “The Language You Cry In” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Recital Hall at Light Fine Arts. The screening will precede a talk with anthropologist Joseph Opala, one […]

Endowed Chairs Reflect K’s Continued Teaching Excellence

Christina Carroll Among Five Endowed Chairs Kalamazoo College recently appointed five faculty members as endowed chairs, recognizing their achievements as professors. Endowed chairs are positions funded through the annual earnings from an endowed gift or gifts to the College, and reflect: the value donors attribute to […]

K Professor Nominated for Cundill History Prize

George Washington Prize nominated book Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has been named one of 12 nominees for the Cundill History Prize for his 2017 book, “The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis.” The award, worth $75,000 to the winner, […]

Historian Specializing in France, Algeria to Deliver Moritz Lecture

Moritz Lecture A historian whose work focuses on how France’s colonialism has affected its more recent history will deliver the 2018 Edward Moritz Lecture in History on Thursday, April 26, at Kalamazoo College. Todd Shepard, the Arthur O. Lovejoy Professor at Johns […]

K Professor, Author a Finalist for George Washington Prize

George Washington Prize nominated book Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has been named a finalist for the George Washington Prize, a $50,000 annual award that recognizes the authors of the past year’s most influential books about the nation’s founding era. Lewis’s 2017 book, “The […]

K Professor’s Book Offers New Perspectives on Sierra Leone

Book cover for The Temne of Sierra Leone A new book written by Kalamazoo College Associate Professor of History Joseph Bangura promotes new perspectives on the formation and social history of Sierra Leone. Research regarding Sierra Leone typically focuses on the roles of the Creoles and/or Krio, who […]