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Religion Chair’s Book Offers ‘Glimmers of Hope’ for LGBTQ Mormons

Tabernacles of Clay An often-forgotten member of the religious right and its views on gender identity are the subjects of a historical book released this month by Kalamazoo College Religion Department Chair Taylor Petrey. Petrey said the post-World War II views of Evangelicals […]

Silent Sky Features Women Reaching for the Stars

Silent Sky at Festival Playhouse_fb Watch a trailer of Silent Sky on YouTube Much like an astronomer who draws constellation patterns, Aly Homminga ’20 is connecting the dots. Homminga serves as both the dramaturg and lead actor for the Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse production of […]

Holocaust Survivor to Speak at K

Holocaust Survivor Irene Butter Irene Butter — a Holocaust survivor, author and University of Michigan professor emerita — will visit Kalamazoo College on Monday, May 13. Butter will discuss her experiences in two concentration camps, how they changed her life and why it’s important to keep […]

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 […]