Archive for October, 2012

44 Plays for 44 Presidents to be performed Nov. 5, 6

Posted on October 30th, 2012.

Monday, November 5, 8:30 p.m. and Tuesday, November 6, 6:30 p.m. Studio Theatre, Ford Center for Fine Arts Just in time for the upcoming election, 44 Plays for 44 Presidents documents each and every American presidency, from the very first through the most recent guy. Each Leader of the Free World is given a short [...]

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Familiar Grounds Lecture by Katie Bell, Nov. 1

Posted on October 29th, 2012.

On Thursday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m., Katie Bell ’08, will give a lecture in the Round Room of the Ford Center for the Fine Arts in conjunction with her current show at Backspace Collective Gallery (Peoria). Her show opens the following day with a reception from 5 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Backspace Collective [...]

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Into the Woods to be performed at the Orpheum, Nov. 2-4

Posted on October 29th, 2012.

Carl Sandburg College and The Orpheum Theatre team up to present Into the Woods, a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. This Magical musical takes audiences back to when they open a book and start with those famous words “Once Upon A Time.” Into the Woods is a [...]

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CSI-St.Louis: A talk on forensic biology, Oct. 28

Posted on October 26th, 2012.

On Sunday, October 28, at 6 p.m. in Room E117 of the Umbeck Science and Math Center, Sarah Custis ’98, will give a talk on forensic biology. All are welcome.

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McAndrew Article Published

Posted on October 25th, 2012.

Frank McAndrew (psychology) and recent Knox grad Hye Sun Jeong ’11 have published an article in the November issue of Computers in Human Behavior. The title of the article is “Who does what on Facebook? Age, sex, and relationship status as predictors of Facebook use.” Their research was also presented at the annual meeting of [...]

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Motti Lerner Play, Oct. 31-Nov. 3

Posted on October 25th, 2012.

At Night’s End, A Play by Motti Lerner Wednesday, Oct. 31 – Saturday, Nov. 3 7:30 PM Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for Fine Arts At Night’s End by Motti Lerner, Knox College visiting Israeli scholar and internationally renowned playwright, will be directed by Neil Blackadder. Lerner is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter, whose work for [...]

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City Year Information Session, Oct. 29

Posted on October 25th, 2012.

Monday, October 29, 2012 6:00 PM Ferris Lounge, Seymour Union City Year (member of AmeriCorps) is a non-profit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. As tutors, mentors, and role models, these diverse young leaders help children stay [...]

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Muelder to give presentation in Vancouver

Posted on October 25th, 2012.

On November 3, Owen Muelder, director of Knox’s Underground Railroad Freedom Center, will join historians from Colgate, Harvard, Holy Cross, Simmonds College, and the University of Nottingham, who will give presentations about African American resistance to slavery at the Social Science History Association’s Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Muelder’s presentation will be an overview [...]

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Invitation to Asha for Life dinner and meeting with author Corban Addison

Posted on October 25th, 2012.

You are invited to attend the monthly dinner-meeting hosted by Asha for Life Community, a new organization in Galesburg that is working to raise awareness about the sex trade in India. Asha also raises funds to help support a house in India for young girls rescued from the sex trade. The next meeting is on [...]

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Political Cartoonist on Campus Oct. 26

Posted on October 23rd, 2012.

Jack Ohman, a nationally syndicated political cartoonist who was a finalist for a 2012 Pulitzer Prize, will be on campus on Friday, Oct. 26, and has offered to meet with interested Knox folks to talk about his work and the field of editorial cartooning. He will be in the Gizmo at 2 p.m., meeting with [...]

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