Cornell College Events
Friday, November 15th (link)
|11:30 am-12:00 pm||Meditation, Mindfulness, and Mind-Body-Spirit Allee Chapel|
Friday at 11:30 (except block breaks) in Allee Chapel.
Drop into this contemplative community of students, faculty, staff, and others gathering for East-West spiritual practices and related wisdom to increase personal and communal healing peace, compassion, and awareness of life's inter-connective oneness. Both prayerful and secular variations of commonalities.
~ Led by Chaplain with Spiritual Life Inter-faith & Spiritus leaders
|3:15 pm||Music Seminar Student Recital Ringer Recital Studio|
|4:00 pm-5:30 pm||Faculty Social Paul K. Scott Alumni Center|
Sponsored by Academic Affairs
|6:00 pm||Reading with Distinguished Visiting Writer Sandra Beasley Van Etten-Lacey House|
The Center for the Literary Arts hosts a reading of poetry and prose with Sandra Beasley, 2013-14 Distinguished Visiting Writer.
Sandra Beasley is the author of I Was the Jukebox, winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Joy Harjo and published by W. W. Norton. Her debut, Theories of Falling, was selected by Marie Howe as winner of the 2007 New Issues Poetry Prize. Beasley's essays have been featured in the The New York Times Book Review, Washington Post Magazine, Oxford American, and the Wall Street Journal. In 2011, Beasley published her memoir Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, a cultural history of food allergies. She won the 2013 Center for Book Arts Chapbook competition, judged by Harryette Mullen, for "None in the Same Room: Poems from The Traveler's Vade Mecum." Her third full-length collection, Count the Waves, is forthcoming from W. W. Norton & Co.
|6:30 pm||PAAC Music: Jared Mahone Orange Carpet|
Jared is a groove-driven singer-songwriter whose soulful melodies, sincere lyrics and witty stage presence (that includes vocal beatboxing!) make for an engaging show.
|7:00 pm-10:00 pm||Library Gaming Night Cole Library|
Come to Cole Library for board games, video games, and card games of all sorts, sponsored by Cole Library, Chess & Games, and Battlezone Games of Cedar Rapids! This year there will be Magic: The Gathering draft, video game tournaments, and lots of exciting board games to learn and play. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
|7:30 pm||Orchestra Concert King Chapel|
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.
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