HOWARD WILSON PRIZE ENTRIES
DEADLINE: Friday, May 3
The Howard A. Wilson Prize is awarded annually to students writing the best essays in literary criticism during an academic year. There are cash prizes for first, second and third place. This year’s finalists will be judged by Audrey Petty, Professor of English at the University [...]
Student journalists are invited to submit their best feature and investigative stories for the 2012-13 Kimble and Tarbell Prizes in Journalism.
The Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize is awarded for the best feature story published in The Knox Student between Spring Term 2012 and Winter Term 2013. Eligible stories can be feature stories on any [...]
Friday, April 12, 2013 – Saturday, April 13, 2013
Studio Theatre, Ford Center for Fine Arts
The Knox College New Plays Festival will feature works written by Knox students, faculty, and alumni in a series of readings and performances from April 12 through May 25.
Iniatiated this year, the New [...]
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Box, Galesburg
Marie-Helene Bertino’s debut collection of short stories “Safe as Houses” received The 2012 Iowa Short Fiction Award, judged by Jim Shepard, and was published October 1, 2012. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Pushcart Prize Anthology XXXIII, North American Review, Mississippi [...]
In March, Robert Hellenga (English, emeritus) gave the Bruce F. and Ildiko B. Meyer Honors Memorial Lecturer at Ball State University.
Hellenga’s new novel, The Confessions of Frances Godwin, will be published by BloomsburyUSA in spring 2014. The novel is set in Galesburg, Rome, Verona, Indianapolis, and Milwaukee. The protagonist and her daughter are both [...]
Friday, April 12, 2013
Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for Fine Arts
Keynote Address — Storytelling: A Key to Peacebuilding Locally and Globally
Jody Olsen, former Peace Corps acting director who was involved in the creation of Knox’s Peace Corps Prep Program
Jody Olsen, now a visiting [...]
Thursday, April 11, 2013
McGillacuddy’s Restaurant, Galesburg
Now in its 33rd year, the Rootabaga Jazz Festival opens on Thursday, April 11 with the Knox Faculty and Friends Combo at McGillacuddy’s Restaurant, 58 S. Cherry St., Galesburg. The performance features Knox’s accomplished jazz faculty and outstanding local jazz musicians.
2013 Knox [...]
Wednesday, April 10
Alumni Room, Old Main
Lara Moritz ’90 will deliver the 2013 Joe W. Morgan Lecture in Journalism. Moritz is an evening news anchor at KMBC-TV, Kansas City, Missouri.
An award-winning TV news anchor who has won two Emmy’s and two Edward R. Murrow awards, Moritz will talk [...]
Nova Singers Spring Concert
Saturday, April 6
Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
Nova’s guest artist for its spring concerts this weekend is classical guitarist, Fareed Haque. This is truly a unique concert, featuring Fareed on music by Dowland (16th century lute songs), A Procession Winding Around [...]
The 2013 Porter Prize Problem is out! The Porter Prize is funded by Carroll Porter, ’32, and is awarded annually for the best solution to a complex physical problem. This year’s excruciating physics problem models molecular rotations in an ideal gas. Check out a detailed statement of the problem, posted around SMC or available at [...]