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Thursday, April 17, 2014, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

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In the summer of 2002, Katharine Kittredge was doing research in the Hampshire Record Office (Winchester, UK) when she stumbled upon a profoundly moving document: an 1807 journal describing the life and sudden death of a young child.  Intrigued, she embarked on a quest to learn more about the journal’s author, the Anglo-Irish diarist Melesina Trench (1768-1827).

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Professor Jennifer Spitzer will be giving a talk entitled "Something Borrowed, Something New": Rebecca West’s “Derivative” Modernism" on Thursday, April 17, 5:30-6:30, in Business 103. 

The lecture is sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and is free and open to the public.

Jennifer Spitzer is Assistant Professor of English at Ithaca College, where she teaches on late 19th-and 20th-century literature, transatlantic modernism and gender and sexuality. She has published on Oscar Wilde in Oscholars and on D.H. Lawrence and Freud in Modernism/modernity. Her current book project, Defending the Soul: British Modernism and the Resistance to Psychoanalysis, explores the discursive rivalries between modernism and psychoanalysis during the first half of the twentieth century in Britain.

Please visit the Events Calendar post.

 

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The Shared Governance Research Task Force is sponsoring an Open Forum with the intention of soliciting faculty members' thoughts, suggestions, concerns and opinions regarding what works in our current governance structure, and what we would like to see changed. The goal of the Task Force, which is comprised of equal numbers of faculty and administrators, is to develop a series of governance scenarios for discussion, adaptation. selection and eventual adoption. All suggestions at the roundtable discussions will be noted for further exploration. An anonymous drop box will also be available.

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 The Writing Department proudly presents a reading by fiction writer Angie Pelekidis, entitled "Relationships," with an open mic reading to follow.

Friday, April 18

6 pm

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Submitted on behalf of Wade Pickren, PhD, Director, Sponsored Research:

Congratulations to all of the students who showcased their research during the James J. Whalen Academic Symposium.

Special recognition is given to the following students who received awards for the most outstanding presentations: 

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The Mind, Body, Me Spring Activity Facebook Challenge is in full swing and I'm sure with the weekend like we just had, you were able to enjoy your favorite Spring activity!

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In an effort to better accommodate several prospective students and families visiting campus this week, the Visitor Lot will be reserved for guests only from Monday, April 14 through Friday, April 18.

In addition, the N-Lot will be reserved Monday-Friday from 8:30-Noon for visitors to campus.

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Read Club Hub Volume 4 Issue 12 to learn more about Asian American Alliance's past and upcoming events. Plus hear how College's Against Cancer raised over $52,000.

(Posted on behalf of Traci Shoemaker, Corporate Account Manager ~ WW Health Solutions. Please refer to the Intercom announcement dated 1/30/2014 for information about registering for our Weight Watchers At Work meetings.)

Greetings,

Below is the latest edition of Quickbites - a healthy tips and recipes newsletter designed to be shared with all employees to promote a healthy workplace.  . .

In Good Health,

Traci Shoemaker
Corporate Account Manager - Weight Watchers Health Solutions

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Each year, the Ithaca College Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi invites outstanding seniors to apply for selection as the Chapter’s candidate for one of the prestigious National Fellowships for the first year of graduate or professional study.

This year’s nominee is Andrew Becker, a senior biochemistry major in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College.

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Our new students will arrive on Sunday, August 24, 2014.  

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Begining Monday, April 14th, a variety of Grab & Go bagged lunches will be available for purchase at the Library Cafe, located on the 2nd Floor, in the back of the Gannett Library.

Lunch will include your choice from a selection of sandwiches, Ruffles chips, red apple, chocolate chip cookies and a bottled water.

Convenience - On Campus.

Hours of Operation:
-- Monday - Friday
-- 11:30am - 12:30pm
-- Grab & Go lunch service will run from Monday, April 14th - Friday, May 9th

 

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Come out for IC Family Carnival and don’t forget the kids!

Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! The fitness center at Ithaca College will transform into a child’s play land with inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and balloon animals. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffle, and snacks for sale.

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If you have time available during final exam week and can give us a three hour block of time for proctoring exams, please contact us.

This may be a good time for you to get some grading or reading done and, at the same time, provide a valuable service to the IC community. We can ask your deans and supervisors for release time, if necessary.

If you're interested, please contact Kelly Charnley for more information. She can be reached at kcharnley@ithaca.edu or 274-1257.

Thank you very much for your consideration.

The Staff at Student Disability Services

When a meeting organizer invites you to a recurring meeting (e.g., every Tuesday at 3:00 PM), be sure your initial response to the invitation accurately reflects your intention.

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ENVS’s natural history and wildlife ecology guru Jason Hamilton will be teaching two classes this spring/summer that can bring you into closer contact with the local landscape.

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The "Arab spring," credited with beginning at the end of 2010, has involved civil uprisings in 18 countries, the removal of five heads of state, and waves of populist resistance in countries far from the Middle East, including our own. It's hard to keep track. There are few people better equipped to help make sense of it all than Stephen Zunes, PhD, one of the foremost U.S. scholars of Middle East affairs and of strategic nonviolent action.

Dr. Zunes will speak in Textor 102 on Wednesday, April 16, 7:00 p.m., on "Democracy Uprisings in the Middle East: Victories and Setbacks." 

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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Cass Spencer, Award-winning Creative Director and Art Director, will give a lecture titled "Data Visualization: A conversation about design, magazines, and journalism in the era of big data” on Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium. 

Spencer has worked for Dr. Oz, The Good Life, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Cargo and People.

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