The Knox Autumn Barn Dance is Saturday, Nov. 1 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Oak Room, Seymour Union. Live music will be provided by the Prairie Fireflies, Knox’s own student-faculty old-time string band, and all the dances will be taught and called by veteran caller (and Knox alum) Gail Hintze.
The Knox Prairie Fire and the Illinois College Blueboys football teams are asking you to donate a can of chicken noodle soup at the football game on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. in the Knosher Bowl.
The collected cans will be placed in backpacks for King, Nielson and Steele Elementary students. Each weekend 350 [...]
Volunteers are needed for the upcoming Special Olympics Illinois West Sectional Bowling Tournament Sunday, Nov. 2, at Northgate Lanes in Galesburg.
Hundreds of athletes from Special Olympics Illinois Western/Area 4, West Central/Area 11 and Sangamon/Area 17 are expected to compete in singles, doubles, team and ramp divisions at Northgate Lanes 1576 North Henderson, Galesburg.
Monica Berlin (English) and Beth Marzoni ’04 have published two new poems from their ongoing collaboration. “[Maybe just as clouds make their own streets]” and “[En plein air the fields themselves]” appear in the newest issue of Water~Stone Review 17.1 (fall 2014).
Sayed Kashua, writer and creator of the hit Israeli television program “Arab Labor,” will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, October 27, in Ferris Lounge in Seymour Union. His talk, “Balancing Humor and Stereotypes: Why Jewish Israelis Fell in Love with a Sitcom about Arabs,” is free and open to the public.
Kashua’s show, [...]
Dear Knox Community,
In the continued effort to make sure the entire Knox community is well informed of College happenings, as well as larger trends in higher education, I am pleased to introduce to you the inaugural Knox 101: Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Please join us on Wednesday, October 29 at noon in Ferris Lounge [...]
Defamation: A Courtroom Stage Drama with a twist; the audience is the jury
Thursday Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
Knox students, faculty and staff (mandatory for first-year students as part of orientation) are invited to the Center of Intercultural Life presentation of Defamation, a [...]
Tim Kasser, Psychology, recently gave several more talks in Australia. He gave two public talks on “Consumerism, Society and our Ecological Future: A psychological, empirical approach,” one in Canberra co-sponsored by Australian National University and the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation, and the other in Sydney sponsored by the Institute for Sustainable Futures at [...]
The Truth About Death and Other Stories, by Robert Hellenga, will be published by Bloomsbury. Publication date not set yet. The Truth About Death is a new novella. Seven of the eight “other stories” have been published previously.
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