Knox will celebrate the installation of Teresa Amott as 19th president of Knox College with a formal ceremony, community service activities at non-profit agencies around Galesburg, and a series of events highlighting student achievement in scholarship and creative work.
The formal installation ceremony is at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 5, on the south lawn [...]
Knox will showcase the wide range of research and creative work undertaken by its students in a series of events, “Horizons: A Celebration of Student Inquiry, Imagination, and Creativity,” from May 3 through May 11.
The series will feature presentations, performances, and exhibits that illustrate the exemplary independent research, scholarship, and creative work of [...]
Brigadier General Mark Martins, Chief Prosecutor of the war crimes trial system reformed by the Military Commissions Act of 2009, will deliver the Commencement Address to the Class of 2012. Honorary degrees will be conferred on General Martins; Sir Andrew Davis, Music Director and Principal Conductor of Lyric Opera of Chicago; and Joseph S. Francisco, [...]
“Keep Your Friends Close and Your Frenemies Closer: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Early Adolescents’ Friendships based on Prosocial Behavior and Physical Aggression” by Jonathan Bruce Santo, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Friday May 4, 7 p.m. in the Round Room, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. (7 p.m. [...]
On the evening of Friday, May 11, students of the Knox Rotaract Club, affiliated with Rotary International, are sponsoring a dinner/dance in the Lincoln Room to raise funds for Rotary’s Polio Plus campaign.
There will be a cash bar/social hour starting at 5:30, a buffet dinner at 6, and music for your listening or [...]
Monica Berlin (English) and Emily Oliver ’11 (Post-baccalaurate Fellow) were recently interviewed by the NEA about their ongoing collaborative project (also with Sam Conrad ’11 and Bryce Parsons-Twesten ’10), The Knox Writers’ House, an audio map and digital archive of contemporary writers across the country reading their essays, poems and stories.
Neil Blackadder (theatre) participated in the conference ‘Theatrical Translation as Creative Process,’ which featured a staged reading of his translation from German of Rebekka Kricheldorf’s play The Ballad of the Pine Tree Killer. The conference took place at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University, April 12-15. (Blackadder has also translated [...]
Writer Will Boast ’01 will read Thursday, April 19 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Room. Boast’s fiction and essays have recently appeared in New York Times, The Atlantic, The American Scholar, Best New American Voices, Narrative, Salon, Five Points, Glimmer Train and the Southern Review, among many other notable publications. From 2008-2010, he was [...]
The Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) and West Music (Moline, IL) present Dr. Bruce Polay and “Old Friends,” a piano recital with commentary on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Orpheum Theater. Polay will perform some of his favorite works for solo piano and will offer historical and entertaining comments about each work and composer.