Entries tagged with ‘history’

Kurt Elling ’89 Wins Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album

Long recognized as one of the top jazz vocalists of our time, Elling won his second Grammy Award for his album "Secrets are the Best Stories."

Listen and Learn this Black History Month

Black history, experiences, and identities are explored in these curated podcast episodes from Learning for Life @ Gustavus.

Dr. Bernard Powers ’72: A Voice for the Voiceless

The director of the Center for the Study of Slavery at the College of Charleston discusses his life's work.

SSRC Grant Explores COVID-19’s Impact on Marginalized Communities

Professor Maddalena Marinari is partnering on a project to explore the impact of COVID-19 on African, Asian, and Latinx immigrants and refugees.

New Series Tackles History of Race and Christianity in U.S.

Religion professor Sarah Ruble has developed an eight-part series exploring race and Christianity throughout the nation's history.

Four Questions with Immigration Historian Maddalena Marinari

The Gustavus professor has a new book out exploring the history of U.S. immigration policy and how it has informed today's world.

Four Questions with Legal Historian Paul Finkelman

Dr. Paul Finkelman will discuss slavery's influence on the Constitution and resulting Supreme Court decisions.

Purple Reign: Exploring Prince’s Impact on Race and Masculinity

The January Interim Experience course allowed students to dive into issues of race, masculinity, and power through Prince's life and work.

Four Questions with Historian Greg Kaster: Slavery and the Constitution

The history professor spent much of July in Washington, DC as one of 25 scholars from across the nation to attend the National Endowment for Humanities Summer Institute on Slavery and the Constitution.

Gustavus Celebrates Commencement for Class of 2018

520 graduates crossed the stage on Saturday, June 2, and joined the ranks of over 27,000 Gustavus alumni across the country and around the world.