Archive for February, 2012

Alum Talk: Indian Diaspora, Identity, and Television, March 2

Posted on February 29th, 2012.

On Friday, March 2 at 4 p.m. in GDH 303, Indira S. Somani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at Washington and Lee University and ’92 Knox alum, will speak about her recent research in India that explores a “dual frame of reference” or “dual identity” among specific cohorts of the Asian Indian [...]

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Hellenga to Present Paper in Chicago

Posted on February 29th, 2012.

Robert Hellenga (George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of English) will present a paper on the South Midland Dialect at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair in Chicago Feb. 29-March 3. A book signing will be held.

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Writer’s Block & Red Room Schedule

Posted on February 27th, 2012.

As you prepare for finals please remember that both Writer’s Block & Red Room end this week. Take advantage of this academic support by visiting WRITER’S BLOCK – M-F 10AM-4PM – in the CTL (last day = March 2) *also TWTH 7-9PM at Red Room RED ROOM – TWTH – 7-9PM (last night = March [...]

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175th Celebration Continues with Stellyes Lecture, Feb. 28

Posted on February 27th, 2012.

Journalist, author, and foreign policy analyst Robin Wright will present a lecture, “Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion across the Islamic World” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. A book-signing will take place after the lecture. Wright, a longtime international correspondent, has reported from more [...]

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Knox Choir to Perform, Feb. 26

Posted on February 23rd, 2012.

Preparing for its upcoming performance tour to Barcelona, Spain, the Knox Choir will perform at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, February 26, in First Lutheran Church, Galesburg. The concert is free and open to the public. The 53-member choir, conducted by Laura Lane, (music) will perform works by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Tomas Luis de Victoria, and Felix [...]

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Mink Featured on Public Television

Posted on February 23rd, 2012.

Nicolaas Mink (environmental studies) appeared on Wisconsin Public Television multiple times during the first week of February talking about the birth of quick-service dining in the United States. http://video.wpt2.org/video/2191745254/#

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Muelder to Give Talk at Galesburg Public Library, Feb. 28

Posted on February 23rd, 2012.

On Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m., Owen Muelder, director of the Galesburg Colony Underground Railroad Freedom Station at Knox College, will host a talk on his book, Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society, in conjunction with Black History Month. The talk will be held at the Galesburg Public Library and will be [...]

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First Presbyterian Church 175th Anniversary Service, Feb. 26

Posted on February 23rd, 2012.

Join First Presbyterian Church for a worship service celebrating their 175th anniversary of ministry in Galesburg on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. at 101 N. Prairie Street. The celebration service will include an alumni Chancel Choir, bagpiper, and historical highlights. All are welcome.

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CD Release Party Celebrates 175th, Feb. 25

Posted on February 22nd, 2012.

CD Release Party! On Saturday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. come to First Presbyterian Church, 101 N. Prairie St., (corner of Prairie and Ferris streets) for the release of the church band’s first CD with vocals by Knox’s own Sandra Mehl featured. No admission is required. CD’s will debut and be on sale for $10. Proceeds [...]

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10th Annual Sumo Robot Competition, Feb. 23

Posted on February 22nd, 2012.

The Knox College Sumo Robot Wrestling Competition will be taken to a new level on Thursday, Feb. 23. This year it’s Sumo++ with two competitions! Don’t miss this exciting event at 4 p.m. in the Francois Classroom, E-117 in SMC.

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