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Kalamazoo College Professor Awarded NEH Grant

Dennis Frost, the Wen Chao Chen Associate Professor of East Asian Social Sciences, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to support his project titled “The Paralympic Movement, Sports, and Disability in Postwar Japan.” His was one … Continue reading

TEDx Comes to K

TEDx Comes to K Good ideas will be spread across (and via) Kalamazoo College this spring when a descendant of the popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talks series comes to campus as TEDxKalamazooCollege. First-year student Tanush Jagdish, of Bangalore, India, is the main organizer … Continue reading

Prayer Provenance

Prayer Provenance “God, grant me the serenity …” It’s been spoken by millions seeking inspiration and solace, just twenty-six words that form the backbone of many 12-step programs, including Alcoholics Anonymous. It was chosen by World Almanac as one of the “10 … Continue reading

120 In Six

120 In Six No way Olivia Gaines ’18 will be bored this break! She’s created an innovative and fun project to connect with alumni during the next six weeks called #Winter120. She’s reaching out (first come, first served!) for book recommendations—specifically books that … Continue reading

Vitamin K Part of Liberal Arts Power

Vitamin K Part of Liberal Arts Power The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) recently launched its public website, Power of Liberal Arts. It is the most recent initiative of CIC’s public information campaign, Securing America’s Future: The Power of Liberal Arts Education. It complements the @SmartColleges Twitter … Continue reading

Jewish Studies Program Sponsors Panel Discussion

Jewish Studies Program Sponsors Panel Discussion On Wednesday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m., the Jewish Studies program at Kalamazoo College will host a panel discussion titled, “Boycott Divestment Sanctions: Alternative Narratives.” The discussion will take place in the Mandelle Hall Olmsted Room and is free and … Continue reading

With/Out ¿Borders? Opens Thursday

Without Borders Conference Speaker More than 500 social justice advocates, scholars and leaders ranging from civil rights icons and eccentric artists to young organizers and poet laureates will be on the Kalamazoo College campus, as well as locations throughout the city, this weekend, Sept. … Continue reading

Time is of the Essence

Baseball Professor Emerita of English Gail Griffin has been particularly prolific recently, publishing a number of essays in a variety of journals. A short list and description of those essays will appear in the Fall issue of LuxEsto, but we couldn’t … Continue reading

Four in an Evening

Covers of books written by Kalamazoo College representatives The Kalamazoo College Bookstore will host an author event featuring readings by four writers with strong K connections. Gail Griffin (professor emerita of English) joins fellow English department faculty members Bruce Mills and Andy Mozina and Professor of Physical Education … Continue reading

SLEEPWALKERS Author to Lecture at Kalamazoo College

Cover of Christopher Clark book The Sleepwalkers Kalamazoo College’s 2014 Edward Moritz Lecture in in History features one of the world’s most distinguished historians, Professor Christopher Clark, Cambridge University, United Kingdom. The title of his talk, “The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914,” is the … Continue reading