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Ernesto Bassi, Cornell University, will give a talk on Caribbean 'trans-imperial' history on October 8 at 6pm
Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 10/06/2014
Ernesto Bassi, Cornell University, will present "“Captains, Sailors, and the Creation of a Trans-imperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolution" in Textor 101 on October 8 at 6pm. The talk is sponsored by Latin American Studies as part of their Fall "Greater Caribbean Lecture and Events Series."
In this talk Ernesto will share with us portions of his book-in-progress Creating Spaces, Envisioning Futures: Region-Making and Geopolitical Imagination in the Transimperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions, which examines the role of sailors in the creation of a geographic space he calls the transimperial Greater Caribbean and the way in which other, les mobile, subjects used this geographical framework to interpret the present they inhabited and to envision paths toward the future.
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Reminder - The Office of the Provost & VPEA invites you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.
Contributed by Peggy Termina on 10/06/2014
Nominations must be received in writing. Rationale and supporting data are expected at the time of nomination, and should include the following information:
· nominee’s name and contact information
· an explanation of how the nominee meets the criteria for honorary degrees
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Contributed by Christine Pogorzala on 10/06/2014
Ithaca College has had a very successful partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 15 years. Part of this relationship has involved an ongoing Faculty & Staff Lecture Series at Longview.
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Contributed by Danette Johnson on 10/06/2014
The recently reorganized Office of Civic Engagement is pleased to announce its new leadership team.
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Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost/VPEA
Preparation is underway to launch the College’s national search for the next dean of the School of Business. Gale Merseth and Kathryn Barry from Isaacson, Miller executive search firm will serve as the consultants and will be visiting campus soon to conduct the pre-search study. As this search gets under way, additional information will be made available to the campus
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Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their summer research Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 12:10 in CNS 204
Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 10/06/2014
Please join us for the Fall 2014 Seminar Series as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their summer research Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 12:10 in CNS 204
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Contributed by Dan Breen on 10/05/2014
Chris Matusiak, Assistant Professor of English, has published an article in the prestigious journal Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England (no. 27, 2014), one of the premier professional venues for research on the medieval and the early modern stage. The article is entitled "Elizabeth Beeston, Sir Lewis Kirke, and the Cockpit's Management During the English Civil Wars," and it shows the sometimes surprising ways in which the mid-seventeenth century London stage served as a prominent political and social, as well as a cultural institution.
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Contributed by Jennifer Jolly on 10/05/2014
The Cine con ¡Cultura! Latin American Film Festival continues this Tuesday, October 7th, at 7 pm with a screening of The Golden Dream / La Jaula de Oro (Mexico, 2013) at Cinemopolis in downtown Ithaca. $6 for students, $7.50 adults.
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Contributed by Jennifer Jolly on 10/05/2014
The Latin American Studies program invites you to a public lecture by Dr. Ernesto Bassi of Cornell University entitled "Captains, Sailors, and the Creation of a Trans-imperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions." Wednesday, October 8 at 6 pm in Textor 101.
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Contributed by Jenny Stockdale on 10/05/2014
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; the next 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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Contributed by Luke Keller on 10/05/2014
Registration is now open for THATCamp Humanities + Science at humsci2014.thatcamp.org
Sponsored and organized by the School of Humanities and Sciences in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the C.P. Snow Lecture Series, THATCamp Humanities + Science 2014 will be an exploration and demonstration of the bridge, integration of, and/or collaboration between the Humanities and Sciences. The event will be on the Ithaca College campus on Friday and Saturday, November 7-8, 2014.
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Contributed by Chip Gagnon on 10/05/2014
Naeem Inayatullah served as the associate editor of the Journal of Narrative Politics. He, Elizabeth Dauphinee (chief editor, York University), and others released the inaugural issue on September 30, 2014.
To learn more about the journal: http://journalofnarrativepolitics.com/
To browse the first issue: http://journalofnarrativepolitics.com/issues/volume-1-1/
Please consider submitting your work.
Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 10/05/2014
Do you really enjoy being involved with your student org? Love your campus job? Ever thought about working professionally on a college campus? Looking to make an impact on the next generation of college students? Come explore the field of Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration this week with the following sessions as the division of Student Affairs and Campus Life celebrates Careers in Student Affairs month!
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Contributed by Cynthia Smith on 10/04/2014
Want a chance to win $5,000.00 dollars!!!!!!
All presenting donors during the month of October will be eligible for a chance to win a $5,000.00 Visa Gift Card courtesy of Suburban Propane
Monday October 6th in Emerson Suites from 10:00 to 5:00 pm and Tuesday October 7th in the Fitness Center from 10:00 to 5:00 pm
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/04/2014
Is there a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) person in your life? Do you work with LGBT students? Does your curriculum include topics about LGBT youth, adults, or families? National Coming Out Day is October 11. Many resources are available to you, both on and off campus, to assist you in supporting LGBT people during this time and throughout the year.
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Contributed by Frank Gabriel Campos on 10/03/2014
Ithaca College music professors Frank Gabriel Campos and Nicholas Walker were featured on American Public Media's Performance Today, America's most popular classical music radio program.
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Contributed by Philip Garin on 10/03/2014
Contributed by Shelli Mekos on 10/03/2014
Come and attend three workshops in two hours on Friday, October 10.
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Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 10/03/2014
We need the college community’s input to help create a vision for the future.
All students, staff and faculty are invited to attend one of two hour-long town hall sessions scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, to provide input on the campus master plan. Both sessions will be held in Emerson Suite B, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.
By sharing what’s important to you and telling us your thoughts about the campus, you can help direct the work of the master planning team, setting priorities and contributing concepts. The town halls will include an exercise that will assist you in having a meaningful influence on the planning process.
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