Archive for May, 2013

Knox New Plays Festival Continues

Posted on May 17th, 2013.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 – Saturday, May 18, 2013 7:30 PM Harbach 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 through May 25. Throughout spring term, the Knox theatre department will present staged readings [...]

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Kendall Dunkelberg ’86: Caxton Club & Davenport Poetry Prizes

Posted on May 17th, 2013.

Friday, May 17 4:00 PM Alumni Room, Old Main Kendall Dunkelberg is currently the director of creative writing at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi, where he also directs the Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium and is professor of English, teaching creative writing, world literature, and twentieth-century poetry. Dunkelberg earned a B.A. in English from [...]

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Choir Auditions

Posted on May 13th, 2013.

From Laura Lane Dear students: Auditions are being held for the 13-14 Knox College Choir. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to audition. You do not need a prepared piece, and these auditions are very informal. Sign up for a time on the wall beside my (Laura Lane) door, CFA 150. Any questions? Email me llane@knox.edu, [...]

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Brumberg Talk on Islamists and Arab Spring, May 14

Posted on May 13th, 2013.

Tuesday, May 14 7:00 PM Ferris Lounge, Seymour Union Dr. Daniel Brumberg is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. He received his BA in French and Political Science from Indiana University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. From 1991 to 1993 he was a Visiting Professor in the [...]

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Knox Reaches $11 Million Alumni Hall Renovation Goal Historic Building to See New Life as Gateway to Campus and Beyond

Posted on May 13th, 2013.

Eighteen months after introducing a new vision for Alumni Hall, Knox College has reached its $11 million goal in the fundraising drive to renovate this historic campus building. “Thanks to the generosity of Knox alumni and friends, as well as the leadership of Trustee Mark Kleine and his Gateway Task Force, gifts and pledges now [...]

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Strickland Honored by ICO

Posted on May 7th, 2013.

The Illinois Council of Orchestras’ (ICO) 2013 Community Relations of the Year Award was presented to Pearl Strickland, Executive Director, Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) by Dr. Bruce Polay, KGS artistic director/conductor on behalf of ICO Board President Allan Dennis at the KGS April 27 concert at the Orpheum Theatre. Additionally in recognition of Strickland’s ICO Award, [...]

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Celebrate Mom at the Pops Concert, May 11

Posted on May 7th, 2013.

It’s time for a change of pace. Spring is finally here, Mother’s Day is coming up, and everyone is feeling festive! The Knox-Galesburg Symphony, under the direction of artistic director and conductor Bruce Polay, is ready to help you mark the occasion with our annual “Celebrate Mom at the Pops” concert this coming Saturday, May [...]

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Berlin and Marzoni Poems Published

Posted on May 6th, 2013.

Monica Berlin (English) and Beth Marzoni ’04 have published two more poems from their ongoing collaboration. “[After unhanging the walls & undressing windows beneath our cupola]” and “[Now everywhere's always a show played for easy laughs]” appear in the newest issue of ellipsis…literature and art (Vol. 49, 2013). “[Now everywhere's always a show played for [...]

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Choreographers Workshop Dance Concert: Where We Begin, May 2-4

Posted on May 2nd, 2013.

Thursday, May 02 – Saturday, May 04 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Studio Theatre, Ford Center for Fine Arts This dance concert is the culmination of a two term course entitled “Choreographers Workshop.” Students enrolled in the course have engaged in the process of creating choreography while experimenting with various design elements. The concert features [...]

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