|11:00 am-12:00 pm||German Stammtisch Hilltop Cafe|
A Stammtisch is a dining table around which friends join for fun and conversation. At Cornell, our Stammtisch meets in the dining hall (look for the blue German "Stammtisch" sign) every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon and offers you the chance to speak and listen to some German. All abilities are welcome! Come and enjoy!
|11:15 am-11:45 am||Earth Prayers & Blessing of the Animals @ Soul Friends Allee Chapel|
An ecumenical Christian gathering--including your pets--for renewal, prayer & peace within the tenderness of God. Bring your pet or photo (ie. on your cell phone). Includes Celtic Christian and other earth prayers and brief, optional Communion. Inclusive love--no exceptions.
Led by Cornell Chaplain & Soul Friends.
|11:15 am-12:30 pm||Major Information Day - Humanities Thomas Commons|
Representatives from academic programs in the Humanities will be available at the tables on the main level of the Thomas Commons. Stop by to learn about majors, minors, and extracurricular opportunities in these academic areas: Art History, Classical and Modern Languages, English and Creative Writing, Environmental Studies, History, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Philosophy, and Religion.
|11:30 am-1:00 pm||Chop It Up Chats 2 Orange Carpet|
Come and join us on the OC to discuss topics proposed by our campus community and to learn from each other's perspectives.
|12:15 pm-12:45 pm||30 min. YOGA Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons|
Relax. De-stress. Renew from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in Hall-Perrine West. A breath and energy focused class for students, faculty, and staff of all skill levels. Arrive early to sign in and grab mat, blanket, and 2 blocks from the Roe Howard Fitness Center. Led by certified instructor Carol Daly.
~Sponsored by the Offices of Spiritual Life, Health, & Counseling in conjunction with the Cornell Well-being Network
|3:30 pm||Global Voices: Shadreck Chikoti & Soukaina Habiballah Zamora's Market|
The Center for the Literary Arts presents its annual Global Voices event, which features two fall residents from the University of Iowa's International Writing Program. Come hear poetry by Soukaina Habiballah of Morocco and fiction from Shadreck Chikoti of Malawi. A Q&A will follow.
SOUKAINA HABIBALLAH (poetry, fiction, screenwriting; Morocco) has four poetry collections and one novel [The Barracks] (2016), with a second novel forthcoming in 2019. Habiballah has received many awards including, in 2015, the Buland Al Haidari Prize for Arabic poetry and the 2019 Nadine Shames Prize for Arab Screenwriters for her short film [Who Left the Door Open?]. Her poetry has been translated into seven languages (including English). Ms. Habiballah participates courtesy the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
SHADRECK CHIKOTI (fiction; Malawi) co-directs Pan African Publishers and is the founder of The Story Club Malawi. He is also the founder of the Kenyenyeva ministries, which serves vulnerable children, and of the Feminart Arts and Book Festival. Writing in English and Chichewa, he participated in the 2011 Caine Prize Writers’ Workshop. He is the author of nine books of speculative fiction; the novel Azotus the Kingdom won the 2013 Peer Gynt Literary Award. He participates courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe.
|4:00 pm||Women's Soccer at Grinnell College Mount Vernon|
|6:00 pm||JV Volleyball vs. Wartburg Mount Vernon|
|6:30 pm-7:30 pm||Make Your Planner Work for You! Cole Library|
Join the office of Academic Support and Advising for an opportunity to learn how to make better use of your planner. Stickers, colored pens, and other supplies will be available. Come ready to brainstorm and get creative!
|7:00 pm||Men's Soccer at Buena Vista Storm Lake|
|7:30 pm||Volleyball vs. Wartburg Mount Vernon|