Cornell College Events

Monday, April 7th

Time Event Title
9:00 am-12:00 pmChautauqua - Block 7 Thomas Commons
Presented by Thomas Javoroski, Ph.D. "Corporations Are People Too: The Changing World of Ethics and Business." Many of the ethical issues of the modern world have been unchanged for centuries: wages, unemployment, worker's rights, insider trading. With a rapidly changing business world and advances in technology and globalization, we'll take a closer look at what concepts of right and wrong are keeping up and which ones might need to change.
11:00 am-12:00 pmStudent Poster Presentation: Themes from Soviet-Era Novels and Films Orange Carpet
Using Soviet propaganda posters as their inspiration, students from the Soviet and Post-Soviet Literature and Film course (RUS 355) are creating visual representations of ideas and themes from the novels and films they are studying, including Doctor Zhivago, The Master and Margarita, and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.
11:15 am-12:15 pmA Brief History of Reading the Roman Poet Catullus Thomas Commons
Satiric, raunchy, and erotic, Catullus is one of the most influential poets of the Roman world. His poetry was read, imitated, and used as inspiration by poets during the Roman Empire and Renaissance poets and scholars, and beyond. Come see the Poster display describing how different communities of readers through history responded to Catullus' vivid poetry. Presented by LAT 312 The Age of Cicero.
6:30 pm-7:30 pmSmall-Thomas Lecture: Honoring the Faith of Another Without Dishonoring Your Own Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons
United Methodist pastor, The Rev. Dr. Mouzon Biggs, is an award winning interfaith dialogue, race relations, and Oklahoma Center for Community & Justice leadership. Established by Cornell trustee and honorary trustee, Dick and Norma Small, the Small-Thomas Lectures have the goal of building community in which people of all cultures and religions enjoy respect and develop understanding and support of one another. To learn more, see the news release on our website.

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