Cornell College Events

Friday, March 9th

Time Event Title
11:00 amWrestling @ NCAA Division III Championships (UW-La Crosse host) La Crosse, Wis.
11:00 am-12:30 pmSister 4 Sister Masquerade Market Thomas Commons
The Organization for Latino Awareness, Sister 4 Sister, Slick Shoes, and Get Outta Town are hosting their second annual Spring Formal "A Starlight Masquerade," on Saturday, March 10. To make sure everyone is in the spirit, Sister 4 Sister will host a market for attendees to create personalized masks. Masks and crafts will be provided.
11:10 am-11:50 amEast West Meditation, Mindfulness, and Stress Reduction Allee Chapel
Opens with instruction enfolding Eastern and Western spiritual approaches and medical stress-reduction perspectives. Throughout the year we will explore various relaxation response and breathing techniques, practices used in Zen theory and meditation, ancient Christian meditation/centering prayer, energy work (i.e. chakra meditation), and other modalities. Sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain and Spiritual Life.
11:30 am-12:30 pmConversations About Teaching Cole Library
Conversations About Teaching offers an opportunity for faculty to discuss topics related to the classroom. This month the CAT session will be on "Perspectives on Managing Students' Behaviors in the Classroom." Facilitating the event will be Rebecca Entel, assistant professor of English; Mike Williamson, director of campus safety; Brenda Lovstuen, director of counseling; Kate Fashimpaur, coordinator of academic support and advising. Participants are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch.
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital (Ringer Recital Studio) Armstrong Hall
5:00 pm-7:30 pmMovie Screening: "Reel Bad Arabs" Thomas Commons
This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged from the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest Hollywood blockbusters. Featuring acclaimed author Dr. Jack Shaheen, the film explores a long line of degrading images of Arabs--from Bedouin bandits and submissive maidens to sinister sheikhs and gun-wielding "terrorists"--along the way offering devastating insights into the origin of these stereotypic images, their development at key points in U.S. history, and why they matter so much today. Introductory comments will be made by Dr. Nilay Ozok-Gundogan.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Feb 20th-Mar 9thRegistration for 2012-2013
Mar 5th-Mar 28thFeminist Literature Display Cole Library

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