2014 Grinnell Prize Symposium

2014 Grinnell Prize Symposium

Each year the Grinnell Prize recipients come to campus for the Grinnell Prize Symposium. They receive their prizes, meet with students and the wider community, and offer presentations about their work.

Symposium events are free and open to the public.

Monday, October 6

Noon, Rosenfield Center Marketplace: upstairs
Lunch with the 2014 Grinnell Prize Winners
A sign-in sheet will be provided for anyone not on the Grinnell meal plan.

Tuesday, October 7

4:15 p.m. Herrick Chapel
Award Ceremony
Presentation of the Grinnell Prize medals

Keynote Address by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, “My Sixties: Reflections on Coming of Age in the ‘Miracle Decade’ & Enduring Lessons”

Reception and book signing immediately following across the street at Macy House.


Wednesday, October 8

Noon, Rosenfield Center Room 101
Grinnell Prize Roundtable Luncheon
The prizewinners will talk about their journey to social justice leadership. Moderated by Prof. Sarah Purcell.

6:30 p.m. Rosenfield Center Room 101
Buffet Dinner with Prizewinners

7:30 p.m. Rosenfield Center Room 101
Ani Vallebhaneni & Lindsay Stradley: “Achieving Social Justice Through Building Healthy, Prosperous Communities”

9 p.m. Rosenfield Center Lyle’s Pub (in basement)
Pub Quiz Night
Social justice trivia with the prizewinners.

Thursday, October 9

4:15 p.m. Rosenfield Center Room 101
Kiah Williams & Adam Kircher: “The Five Billion Dollar Problem”

Reception immediately following upstairs in the second floor lobby.