Cornell College Events
Tuesday, November 15th (link)
|8:10 am||CANCELLED: 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 am||MEET 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 am||Daytime 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 am||Wahutu 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 pm||Lego 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 pm||Teen 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 pm||Rise Up graduate/professional school panel Shaw|
|7:30 pm-9:00 pm||Community 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.
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