Cornell College Events

Tuesday, November 15th

Time Event Title
8:10 amCANCELLED: Morning Qigong and Compassion Meditation for Personal and Social Healing Allee Chapel
Jump start your day, release stress, and improve mood, energy, creativity and wellbeing. Simple Spring Forest Qigong and a brief heart-focused Compassion Meditation or Interior Prayer practice (part of the BE THE PEACE 50 Day/5 minute a day meditation challenge for personal and social healing). Optional: stay for Meet Me At The Peace Pole 5 minute gathering at 8:45. ~Sponsored and led by Chaplain
8:45 amMEET ME AT THE PEACE POLE for 5 minutes at 8:45 a.m. Peace Pole
Amid political and other differences we gather to pass the peace, to lift up in 5 words or fewer places in the world in need of healing, and also to name where in the past week we've glimpsed life's goodness and beauty. Rain or shine at the Peace Pole beside Allee Chapel. Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
9:30 am-11:00 amDaytime adult book discussion group Cole Library
The daytime book discussion group will meet in Room 310 on the library's third floor. The book they will discuss is "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman. If you would like to join in the discussion, call Sherene at 319-535-1105 or just come that morning.
11:10 amWahutu Siguru: "When is it a Genocide?" Thomas Commons
Wahutu Siguru discussed the questions: When is an atrocity considered to be a genocide? Who makes the decision to label it a genocide? What does labeling an on-going atrocity a genocide mean for those that are on-going but are not considered as genocidal? This presentations seeks to interrogate these questions by looking at how Rwanda and Darfur were framed by both the U.S. State Department and media organizations in African countries. It asks us to grapple with the changing meaning of to the term genocide between these two atrocities whilst reflecting the usefulness of the term in raises awareness. Wahutu Siguru is the 2013-2014 and the 2015 Badzin Fellow in Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Ph.D. candidate in the Sociology department at The University of Minnesota. His current research focuses on how Africa's Media framed Darfur between 2003 and 2008 and compares this to how media from the global north compared Darfur in the same period. He also has a monthly blog contribution titled 'eye on Africa', which focuses on news on conflict in Africa, that appears in the Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies website blog.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmLego Club Cole Library
Come build and play at Lego Club. Lego Club meets every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 108.
5:00 pm-7:00 pmTeen table top role playing game series Cole Library
The group is currently playing a horror-themed Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition game! Teen RPG meets every Tuesday, 5-7 p.m., in Room 108.
7:00 pm-8:30 pmRise Up graduate/professional school panel Shaw
Junior Workshop
7:30 pm-9:00 pmCommunity of Readers Cole Library
Community of Readers will meet in Room 310. We will discuss "Our Daily Bread" by Noel Vietmeyer. If you would like to join the discussion, call Cathy at 319-895-4262 or join us that evening.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Oct 26th-Nov 24thPhoto imaging - Photography and collage Zamora's Market
Nov 6th-Dec 11thKnox College art faculty exhibition McWethy Hall

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