Cecilia Conrad of the MacArthur Foundation will present a lecture, “Inspiring Creativity,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21, in Harbach Theatre in the Ford Center for the Fine Arts. The event is free and open to the public.
Conrad is vice president of the MacArthur Fellows Program, often referred to informally as the “genius [...]
The second annual Jerome Mirza Jazz Residency brings world-renowned saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and music educator Donny McCaslin to Knox for a week of intensive workshops with Knox students, culminating in a final concert that is free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 23
Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine [...]
In just a few short weeks, the Knox College Department of Theatre will open the first production of the ’14-15 season: The Caffe Cino Project, Oct. 29-Nov. 8.
In 1958, a coffeehouse known as the Caffe Cino opened in NYC’s Greenwich Village and eventually began staging plays by up-and-coming playwrights. This cafe theatre initiated the [...]
Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa will present a lecture on “Latinos in the Media” at 7 p.m. Monday, October 20, in Kresge Recital Hall in the Ford Center for Fine Arts, and it is free and open to the public.
Hinojosa, who also will visit Monmouth College earlier that day, has spent more than 25 years [...]
On Monday, Oct. 20, the National Day on Writing, Mortar Board, in conjunction with the Center for Teaching and Learning, will present “Voices of the Prairie,” an event for students, faculty, and staff to share their literacy narratives. The event will be held in the Gizmo from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
If you wish to [...]
The Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) will feature Taiwanese violinist Huei Chiang at its opening 2014-2015 season concert on Saturday, October 18. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre. Knox students are admitted FREE with ID and, for this first concert, the entire Knox Community (faculty/staff) can purchase tickets for 50% (buy-one-get-one-free) at [...]
The Office of Sustainability warmly invites you to this year’s Fall EquiKnox event, an interactive lecture by student leadership expert Kristin Skarie.
On Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall, Skarie will present “Sustainable Leadership: Maximizing your Impact.” Skarie will discuss leadership that lasts… what if you could construct a program, [...]
Dear Knox Community,
In just a few shorts days, nearly 1,000 alumni will return to campus to celebrate Knox College past and present during our annual Homecoming festivities. This year’s Homecoming is distinguished by a most remarkable event in the history of the College — after one year of construction, three years of targeted fundraising, [...]
There will be a Life Celebration in Word and Song for Professor Emeritus Ivan Davidson (theatre) in Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, with reception to follow in CFA lobby.
Davidson was a member of the faculty for 40 years and directed more than 75 plays [...]
The first Caxton Club of the new academic year will feature the poet Richard Siken reading from his work Thursday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Room, Old Main.
Richard Siken’s poetry collection Crush won the 2004 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize, a Lambda Literary Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and [...]
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