Knox College regularly brings filmmakers and scholars to campus for lectures and screenings. Our guests often spend time with students in both formal and informal gatherings. Recent visitors include:
Moreover, Galesburg is home to the annual Black Earth Film Festival, which screens independent films from around the world. Black Earth is presented every Fall and seeks to present the best in independent feature, documentary, short and animated films to the community. Directors are often available for discussion after screenings. You can learn more about the festival at the Black Earth Film Festival website.
Finally, Knox's Seymour Library has an enviable collection of nearly 3500 films. This collection includes feature films, historical films and shorts, television serials, educational films, foreign films (especially Spanish, French, German, and Russian), animated films, and documentaries.
Through his music capstone project, Nate Beck -- who has a minor in business and management -- finds that the processes of brand management and music composition have more in common than you'd probably expect.
Baby talk is serious business for senior Megan Beney, a double major in music and anthropology and sociology. Her Honors research focuses on the musical qualities of the ways that people talk to infants.
Leading up to a worldwide event -- Gun Control Theatre Action Week, May 27 through June 2 -- a play by Knox College theatre professor Neil Blackadder is selected for a new collection, "24 Gun Control Plays."