Cornell College Events

Thursday, January 23rd

Time Event Title
9:30 am-10:00 amStory Time Cole Library
Join us for Story Time each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for January are snow, sledding, and winter birds. This event is free and open to the public.
11:00 am-12:30 pm2020-2021 Off-Campus Course Fair Thomas Commons
Are you interested in studying off-campus for a block next year? Stop by the 2020-2021 Off-Campus Course Fair to learn from faculty about courses in Appalachia, the Bahamas, Belize, Chicago, Costa Rica, Eastern Europe, Greece/Turkey, Italy, and New York City.
11:10 amHAIG Lecture: “'There are more things in heaven and earth': A Shakespeare Civic Festival Thomas Commons
Please join us to hear Kirilka Stavreva, Professor of English, for our HAIG Lecture Block 5. Prof. Stavreva will be discussing her work. She recently published "To Be/Not to Be: Hamlet and the Threshold of Potentiality in Post-Communist Bulgaria" (with Boika Sokolova). The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Global Appropriation. Ed. Christy Desmet, Sujata Iyengar, Miriam Jacobson.
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.
3:10 pm-4:00 pmHistory Candidate Presentation Thomas Commons
The campus community is invited to meet a candidate for the tenure-track teaching position in the Department of History. The candidate will give a presentation titled "Without Distinction: Gender and Citizenship in the French Empire, 1944-1958." A reception will immediately follow.
3:30 pmMC Hyland Poetry Reading Van Etten-Lacey House
Poet, book artist, and scholar MC Hyland travels to Cornell to read from her latest book, THE END. MC will also be giving an in-class talk on letterpress publishing on Friday, January 24; contact to join. MC Hyland is the author of two full-length books of poems: THE END (Sidebrow 2019) and Neveragainland (Lowbrow Press 2010). She has also published a dozen poetry chapbooks/artist books, most recently Plane Fly At Night from above/ground press and the self-published Five Essays on the Lyric/The Laundry Poem with Anna Gurton-Wachter. She is the founding editor of DoubleCross Press, a poetry micropress, and recently finished a PhD in English at NYU. From her research, she produces scholarly and poetic texts, artists’ books, essays, and public art projects. She lives in Brooklyn.
4:00 pmKickboxing Small Multi-Sport Center
Martial-arts style kickboxing provides a great cardio and strength-training workout! Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5pm.
6:30 pmMen's JV Basketball vs. Simpson College Mount Vernon
7:00 pm-9:00 pm"Alice's Ordinary People" Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Cole Library
Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Craig Dudnick Cole Library presents Alice’s Ordinary People, a documentary about Alice Tregay and her great contribution in the field of politics. Her remarkable story takes us from the marches of Dr. King to the election of Barack Obama. Her neighborhood Political Education class had a significant impact on her city, her state and her country. The film shows how one person can impact the lives of ordinary people which can lead to extraordinary change. The film runs 56 minutes. Afterward, director Craig Dudnick will lead a discussion about the film. This is a free event.

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