Cornell College Events

Thursday, January 24th

Time Event Title
9:30 am-10:00 amStory Time Cole Library
Story Time continues each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for January are snowmen, hats, winter, and mittens.
11:00 am-12:30 pm2019-2020 Off-Campus Course Fair Thomas Commons
Are you interested in studying off-campus for a block next year? Stop by the 2019-2020 Off-Campus Course Fair to learn from faculty about courses in the American West, Bahamas, Boundary Waters, Chicago, China, Costa Rica, India, Martinique, Northern Mariana Islands, and Spain!
11:10 am-12:00 pmHAIG lecture: Jill Heinrich and Kerry Bostwick, "The 18th Century Salonniere." Thomas Commons
Jill Heinrich (Professor of Education) and Kerry Bostwick (T. Herbert and Clara B. Kelley Professor of Education) will co-present "The 18th Century Salonniere: How Constructivism Courted Genius in the Enlightenment Salon." This interdisciplinary study examines the 18th-century French salonniere's influence on the Enlightenment albeit through a contemporary pedagogical framework. Specifically, it examines the salonniere's appropriation of what were essentially constructivist principles to regulate the discourse of her male guests and thereby establish a democratic space that fostered mutual respect and collaboration. Hence, we suggest that it was through the auspices of social constructivism, then, that the salonniere inextricably linked herself to and advanced the Enlightenment cause. Please join us as Kerry and Jill lead us through their fascinating study, which is currently being reviewed for journal publication.
11:10 am-11:40 amArt History Research Presentation McWethy Hall
The campus community is invited to meet a candidate for the tenure-track, assistant professor of art history position in the Department of Art. The candidate will give a presentation titled "Landscapes of Memory and Identity in the Yucatan Peninsula" from 11:10 a.m.- 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24.
11:15 am-12:00 pmAlcoholics Anonymous (AA) Open Mtg Allee Chapel
Offering support. Living the 12 Steps. Open to students, faculty, staff, and townspeople. For more information email ~ Sponsored by Chaplain & Spiritual Life
11:30 am-12:45 pmCareer Bootcamp: LinkedIn: How-To & Why It's Worthwhile Thomas Commons
Join this hands-on workshop with the Berry Career Institute where you’ll walk away with a functional LinkedIn profile. We’ll provide general information about LinkedIn and how it works, provide tips and tricks for getting your information noticed by employers and recruiters, and spend time creating your profile. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card! Bring your lunch and your laptop.
12:00 pm-1:00 pmMLK Week: Radio Tribute Thomas Commons
Join ICL as we pay tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on our Power Hour Radio Show. Tune in to KRNL 89.7 FM. This event is open to the Cornell College and greater local community.
12:00 pm-12:45 pmActive Study Strategies & Motivation Cole Library
Join Brooke from Academic Support and Advising for this workshop focused on how to increase your academic motivation and be more active with your study strategies!
3:15 pm-4:00 pmActive Study Strategies & Motivation Cole Library
Join Brooke from Academic Support and Advising for this workshop focused on how to increase your academic motivation and be more active with your study strategies!
4:00 pm-5:00 pmKickboxing Dows
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Form of martial arts that combines elements of karate. Open to students, faculty, and staff.
6:30 pm-7:30 pmHilltop Chronicles Zamora's Market
The Social Justice Initiative (SJI) will host the third edition of the Hilltop Chronicles from 6:307:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, in Zamoras Market, featuring stories from staff member Mark Kendall and Cleo Sullivan '21. They will be sharing stories of personal identity, purpose, and the discovery of why social justice matters.
7:00 pmWrestling vs. Loras College Mount Vernon
7:30 pm-9:00 pmEulenspiegel Puppet Show (For Adult Audience) Cole Library
Monica Leo of Eulenspiegel Puppets in West Liberty, Iowa, presents her show "Finding Home." Aimed at an adult audience, "Finding Home" is a triology dealing with Monica's father's incarceration in a Nazi concentration camp, her parents' eventual immigration to a small town in Texas where her father was a Lutheran pastor, and her mother's work as a metal sculptor and peace activist.

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