Cornell College Events

Wednesday, February 22nd

Time Event Title
6:00 pm-9:00 pmBook Discussion Group: "The Purity Myth" Cole Library
Join members of the Cornell community in a book discussion of "The Purity Myth," the latest from author Jessica Valenti.
6:30 pm-7:30 pmAsh Wednesday Ecumenical Service Allee Chapel
Imposition of Ashes, liturgy, scripture, and prayers to mark entry into the 40 day lenten journey of spiritual introspection, transformation, and growth. Everyone welcome. ~Led by chaplain, faculty/staff, and Soulfriends.
6:30 pm"The Cooptation of the word "Nigger" Thomas Commons
Bryant K. Smith of Smith Consulting and Networking will conduct an interactive workshop. The program, a multi-media experience, will provide historical and theoretical background for the word and give its cultural significance in present day race relations and popular culture. Smith is the author of "Black Not Blind," a social commentary on race relations in the United States. He is a highly sought after lecturer and facilitator, who dares to follow his motto and tackle subject matter that may be “difficult but not impossible” to talk about. Smith is a product of the Chicago Public School system and has served as a university administrator and faculty member.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Feb 20th-Mar 9thRegistration for 2012-2013

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