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Caxton Club: Wayne Koestenbaum, May 2

Posted on April 29th, 2013.

Caxton Club: Wayne Koestenbaum Thursday, May 02, 2013 4:00 PM Alumni Room, Old Main Wayne KoestenbaumPoet and cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum earned a BA at Harvard University, an MA at the Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD at Princeton University. Koestenbaum’s work often explores the male body and the emotional, sexual, and social weight of [...]

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Caxton Club: Brian Turner, April 30

Posted on April 29th, 2013.

Caxton Club: Brian Turner Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:00 PM Bookfellow Room, Seymour Library Brian Turner is the author of two collections of poetry—Here, Bullet and Phantom Noise (Alice James Books; 2005, 2010). Both collections are also available in the U.K. from Bloodaxe Books (2007, 2010). Here, Bullet is a New York Times “Editor’s Choice” [...]

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Lecture: “Unexpurgated Classics” by Amy Richlin, April 29

Posted on April 29th, 2013.

Lecture: “Unexpurgated Classics” by Amy Richlin Monday, April 29, 2013 7:00 PM Round Room, Ford Center for Fine Arts Professor of Classics at the University of California Los Angeles, Amy Richlin, will give a lecture titled, “Unexpurgated Classics: Profane Texts in a Christian Curriculum.” This talk is about the unlikely survival of the classical curriculum [...]

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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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Knox New Plays Festival, April 12-13

Posted on April 11th, 2013.

Friday, April 12, 2013 – Saturday, April 13, 2013 7:30 PM 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 Plays Festival solicited [...]

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Caxton Club: Marie-Helene Bertino, April 12

Posted on April 11th, 2013.

Friday, April 12, 2013 6:00 PM 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 Review, Inkwell, [...]

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Peacebuilding Conference with Jody Olsen, April 12-13

Posted on April 10th, 2013.

Friday, April 12, 2013 7:00 PM Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for Fine Arts Peacebuilding Conference 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 professor at the University [...]

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Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival Opens with Knox Faculty and Friends Combo

Posted on April 10th, 2013.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 8:00 PM 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 Rootabaga Festival April [...]

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