Cornell College Events

Monday, February 20th

Time Event Title
All dayWinter Preview Day Cornell College
8:00 am-Mar 9th 12:00 pmRegistration for 2012-2013
9:00 am-12:00 pmChautauqua - Term 6: "The Civil War: The First Two Years, 1861-1862" The Commons
Presented by M. Philip Lucas, professor of history. This Chautauqua course commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. By the end over 600,000 were dead, the South was in ruins, a president was murdered, the nation was reunited, and four million slaves were free. The course will examine the first two years of the war, beginning with the election of Abraham Lincoln and concluding with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. This course continues Feb. 27. Cost of the four-week program is $30. For more information call 895-4119.
11:00 am-1:00 pmReal Food Day Thomas Commons
What is "Real Food"? How much of it are we even served on campus? What can Cornell do to make environmental sustainability and social justice a priority in the dining hall? Come to the OC to learn about an exciting student-led movement advocating for change in our food system! Sponsored by the Environmental Club, STEP, and the Animal Welfare Coalition.
6:30 pm-8:00 pm"American Meat": Documentary and Panel Discussion Zamora's Market
Want to know where your food comes from? Filmmaker Graham Meriwether will be on campus to introduce and screen his new documentary, "American Meat." The film surveys the current state of the U.S. meat industry. A panel discussion featuring Meriwether and others, including local farmers, will follow. This event is part of Real Food Day, sponsored by the Cornell Environmental Club. To learn more, visit the film's website.

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