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History Detectives 2017

History Detectives 2017

January 28, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:45 PM

History Detectives 2017 — Our 10th Anniversary! What’s happening? If you’ve ever read or heard any local history story, chances are you’ve been left wondering more about...

Grand Rapids and Social Activism in Today's Political Climate: Connecting the Broader Movement to the Local Experiment

Grand Rapids and Social Activism in Today's Political Climate: Connecting the Broader Movement to the Local Experiment

February 1, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

A resurgence in social activism occurred within the last five years. Nationally, protests and boycotts reflect a desire and movement for change that addresses societal inequalities. Dr. Louis...

Voices of GVSU: Activism through the Decades

Voices of GVSU: Activism through the Decades

February 4, 2017 All Day

Exhibit runs February 4-22, 2017 Sponsored by the Kutsche Office of Local History, Special Collections & Archives, and the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, this exhibit shines...

Contemporary Examples of Activism: Student Perspectives

Contemporary Examples of Activism: Student Perspectives

February 9, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Join a panel of undergraduate students discussing their experiences organizing on campus and how they view their social justice work. They will reflect on what propelled their advocacy and...

8th Annual Local History Roundtable

8th Annual Local History Roundtable

March 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The 8th Annual Local History Roundtable will be held on Thursday,  March 23, 2017 at the Mary Idema Pew Library and Information Commons on Grand Valley State University's Allendale campus.  This...