Archive for April, 2013

Kim Pokin Lee ’99, to give Recital, April 28

Posted on April 25th, 2013.

Kim Pokin Lee, one of the soloists for the Knox College Choir’s recent concerts in Galesburg and in Carnegie Hall, will give a recital, “Reflections on Womanhood,” at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 28, in Kresge Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. The program features “Frauenliebe und Leben,” a song cycle by Robert Schuman with [...]

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Lecture: “Is Spanish a Foreign Language?” by Gwen Kirkpatrick, April 25

Posted on April 25th, 2013.

Thursday, April 25 6:00 PM Alumni Room, Old Main Professor Gwen Kirkpatrick, a renown Latin-Americanist and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown University, will be visiting our campus on Thursday, April 25. She will give a lecture addressing the Knox community entitled “Is Spanish a Foreign language? Negotiating Babel in our [...]

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Wilson Gave Talk in New York

Posted on April 25th, 2013.

Douglas Wilson, Lincoln Studies Center, gave a talk on “Lincoln and Shakespeare” at New York University on April 9.

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Symphony Presents Concerts April 26 and 27

Posted on April 23rd, 2013.

The Knox-Galesburg Symphony presents a very special weekend with two events for your musical enjoyment: On Friday night, April 26, the KGS will present “Old Friends,” a piano recital with commentary by Maestro Bruce Polay. Then, on Saturday, April 27, we will have another in our series of exciting symphony concerts. Both events begin at [...]

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Scholar to Discuss Immigration, April 22

Posted on April 19th, 2013.

A leading scholar in the field of immigration and nationalism will give a public talk on regulation of immigration in various countries and will meet with Knox College students and faculty in a two-day residency at Knox on April 22-23, sponsored by Phi Beta Kappa. John A. Agnew, Distinguished Professor of Geography at University of [...]

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Fiddler-Poet Ken Waldman to Perform April 19

Posted on April 18th, 2013.

Fiddler-Poet Ken Waldman Friday, April 19 4:00 PM Taylor Student Lounge, Seymour Union Ken Waldman, long known as Alaska’s Fiddling Poet, has drawn on his 25 years in Alaska to produce poems, stories and fiddle tunes that combine into a performance uniquely his own. He will perform music and poetry at 4 p.m. Friday, April [...]

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English Department Announces The 2013 Davenport Fiction Contest: Submission Deadline May 1

Posted on April 17th, 2013.

The English Department Announces The 2013 Davenport Fiction Contest: Submission Deadline May 1st Entries are now being accepted for the annual Davenport Prize in Fiction sponsored by the English Department. This year’s judge will be Lucas Southworth. Prizewinners will be announced at Southworth’s Caxton Club reading on Monday, May 20th at 4 o’clock in the [...]

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Dunn Scholarship Applications Due April 29

Posted on April 15th, 2013.

Interested in field biology research? Need money to support the research? Want to work at Green Oaks this summer? The biology department would like to invite students to apply for the David “Burney” Dunn Student Field Research Scholarship. The Burney Dunn Scholarship will provide a stipend of $2500 to support a student engaged in field [...]

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Be a Part of Run-a-thon 2013: Dog Days

Posted on April 15th, 2013.

Alpha Phi Omega is hosting our annual Run-a-thon fundraiser on April 26th and 27th and invite you to join. This year, 100% of proceeds will go to the Knox County Humane Society. Run-a-thon is our annual walking fundraiser that takes place on Turner Track. During the 24 hour event (which starts at 3 pm on [...]

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Lorraine Smith Prize Entries Deadline is May 3

Posted on April 15th, 2013.

The Lorraine Smith prize in English is awarded annually to the second year student writing the best essay in an English course. Prize given in books. Entries for the Lorraine Smith prize in English should be submitted as an e-mail attachment to Rob Smith (rsmith@knox.edu) by Friday, May 3. Judging is by the English faculty. [...]

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