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Events

China in Western Minds

China in Western Minds

Tomorrow, 7am - 7pm
From early Roman trade contact through the Silk Road to the modern television comedy Fresh Off the Boat, China has asserted its influence upon western culture, philosophy, and the decorative arts in a myriad of ways. China in Western Minds explores this phenomenon and provides a striking overview...
Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de Chari, Peru: Reweaving Tradition in the 21st Century

Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de... Chari, Peru: Reweaving Tradition in the 21st Century

Tomorrow, 7am - 7pm
In the Andean mountain village of Chari, Peru, a weaving cooperative of indigenous women are changing the structure of their lives. The weavers who make up Paya Lliklla utilize handicraft skills to fabricate woven trade goods marketed to clients well outside their local boundaries. Weaving...
Nothing New Under the Sun

Nothing New Under the Sun

Tomorrow, 8am - 5pm
Electric cars and wind turbines really aren't the newest thing in renewable energy technology! Beginning in the late 19th and early 20th centuries a special group of inventors began exploring the potentials for harnessing the energy of the wind and sun. Discover the results of their experiments...

News

Teaching circle set for CRP

Teaching circle set for CRP

The Community Reading Project will host a Teaching Circle on the selection, "Citizen," on August 11 at the Alumni House.
Faculty to discuss challenges of interpreting translated texts

Faculty to discuss challenges of interpreting... translated texts

"Literature in Translation" will take place August 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Grand Rapids.
Engineering course concludes with annual regatta

Engineering course concludes with annual regatta

A room in the Keller Engineering Labs building was transformed into a sailboat competition July 29.