The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) is hosting a presentation on Monday, April 1, by Michelle Erai, assistant professor of gender studies at UCLA. Her talk, “If I Win, I Might Tattoo My Face—Mike Tyson as Māori Artifact,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public.
As part of their ongoing Discussion Series, The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) is hosting a talk on Monday, March 18, by George Sanchez, an expert on ethnic interactions within communities. His talk, “The Power and Possibilities of Multiracial Communities: Bridges and Borders in Boyle Heights, California,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public.
The political hip-hop duo known as Rebel Diaz will give a free performance at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) Discussion Series, the show will take place at 7 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
Gustavo Licón, Assistant Professor of Latino/a Studies in the Center for the Study for Culture, Race and Ethnicity (CSCRE) was recently awarded a Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty. This fellowship is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by The Woodrow Wilson Foundation. This Fellowship, along with the support of Ithaca College and the School of Humanities and Sciences, will provide Dr. Licón the opportunity to focus on his research and writing from June 2013-June 2014. His goal during this fellowship year is to publish several articles in peer reviewed journals.
Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), recently traveled to Nashville, TN to present at the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE). Dr. Bradwell and Ithaca City School District Superintendent, Dr. Luvelle Brown, presented:
"When Good is Not Enought: Why and How a District is Seeking Excellence" -- The Ithaca City School District is engaged with systemic change efforts. District educators are transforming teaching and learning practices, realigning priorities, engaging the community, and overcoming situational constraints to shift the district culture while producing dramatic achievement gains. The session provided examples of structures and artifacts associated with philosophy, policy, curriculum, instruction and assessment shifts.