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Are you looking to do something exciting this spring break or summer? Consider one of IC's options for short-term study abroad! In 2017, we'll be offering a variety of different types of programs in countries across the globe. Short-term study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!
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The DIIS Service Desk will have the following hours of operation for Thanksgiving Break:
We will resume normal hours starting at noon on Sunday, 11/27:
Contributed on behalf of Nancy Pringle and Brian Dickens
We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” this year our goal is $31,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact of when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where our employees reside. Here is our chance to help.
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On behalf of the Office of Admission, I am writing to offer our thanks to the entire Ithaca College community. This past semester, we hosted four Open Houses for 1,428 prospective students and their guests (2,011). We want to thank YOU for all of your work to make these programs a success!
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Contributed by Dylan Schoch on 11/15/2016
Bryan Doerries presents The Theater of War: How Theater is Used in the Service of Therapy
7:00pm on Thursday, November 17, 2016
Roy H. Park Hall Auditorium (Room 211)
Lecture is free and open to the public with Q&A and book signing to follow!
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/15/2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
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Contributed by Michael Twomey on 11/15/2016
The IC Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium announces a presentation by Jennifer Lyons, Art History, titled "Synagoga, Ecclesia, and the Typological Imagination at Chartres Cathedral." Prof. Lyons will give her talk on Wednesday, November 16, at 5:30 in Business 103. All interested members of the IC community are invited.
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Contributed by Cheryl Gunther on 11/15/2016
Fae Dremock, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences, was an invited speaker to a poetry class at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Her poetry chapbook, And The Baby Gods Sprout Like Milkweed (2014, Dancing Girl Press) was one of the textbooks for the class.
Contributed by Stephen Tropiano on 11/14/2016
Dr. Andrew Utterson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, recently published in peer-reviewed journal Studies in French Cinema.
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Matthew Holtmeier, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Screen Studies, publishes article on Battle of Algiers and Outside the Law in the peer-reviewed journal Film-Philosophy.
Contributed by Stephen Tropiano on 11/14/2016
The article, titled “The Modern Political Cinema: From Third Cinema to Contemporary Networked Biopolitics,” looks at a qualitative shift in global political cinemas within the new era of globalization. Outside the Law reworks the earlier Battle of Algiers in order to situate the Algerian Revolution in an increasingly globalizing world. This acknowledgement has important ramifications for the production of political subjectivity, which is both fragmented and networked by global flows of information, economies, and people. The cinematic production of subjectivity offers an important critique of Samuel P. Huntington’s Clash of the Civilizations, illustrating the unique potential of film to enter into contemporary debates surrounding international relations.
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The Office of the Provost & VPEA invited you to consider making nominations for honorary degrees.
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
Nominations should be sent to MaryAnn Taylor (email@example.com) in the Office of the Provost & VPEA no later than Friday, December 2, 2016. If you have questions about the nomination process, please contact Vice Provost Danette Johnson by phone at 274-3041 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Contributed by Deborah Wuest on 11/14/2016
This course, designated as ICC Mind, Body Spirit – Natural Science or Social Science Perspective, Liberal Arts, discusses the impact of stress on your health and strategies to use stress to your advantage for optimal achievement. Stress: Its Nature and Management - 30056 - HLTH 22700 - 01 is offered from January 9 through January 20th. The course offers you maximum flexibility; it is asynchronous, meaning that you do not need to be online at any specific time. Learn and complete the course from wherever you are during your break. For more information, contact the instructor at email@example.com.
We invite the campus community to nominate a Junior or Senior for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership
Contributed by Samantha Stafford on 11/13/2016
The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs is looking for some outstanding student leaders to be nominated for the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership. The PRWAACL recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who excel in academic performance, perform service to the Ithaca community and beyond, and represent an exemplary level of accomplishment.
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Contributed by RahK Lash on 11/13/2016
November 1-30, 2016
Ithaca College invites all as we commemorate the rich history and cultures of the indigenous and first peoples of our land. This campus-wide educational programming series provides learning opportunities through lectures, presentations, performances, film screenings with discussions, and other efforts, to honor native cultures and the history of our country.
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Contributed by Katy Hall on 11/13/2016
Who will win big?
Students eager to launch their business ideas will have the opportunity to pitch to seasoned entrepreneurs at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works on November 17. Twelve student teams from Ithaca College will present four-minute presentations to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs who will be awarding up to $5,000 to help the students develop their ideas into reality. Also up for grabs are the Sustainability Award and the Audience Choice Award – join us to cast your vote!
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Chrystyna Dail, Assistant Professor in Theatre Arts, publishes Stage for Action: U.S. Social Activist Theatre in the 1940s with Southern Illinois University Press.
Contributed by Wendy Dann on 11/13/2016
Drawing on underexplored and only recently available archives, Chrystyna Dail examines the influence of Stage for Action, a theatre group founded in 1943, on social activist theatre in the 1940s, early 1950s, and later. Exploring the intersection between performance and politics and the direct impact of the arts on social activism, Dail argues Stage for Action is a theatrical reflection of progressivism and the pro-working-class theatrical aesthetic of the 1940s. The theatre group, which used performance to encourage direct action and personal responsibility for change, eventually would function as the theatrical voice of the United States Progressive Party in the failed presidential campaign of former vice president Henry A. Wallace.
Dail's book won the American Theatre and Drama Society's 2016 Publication Subvention Award and is a part of SIUP's Theater in the Americas series.
ON THE VERGE AND THURSDAYS AT THE HANDWERKER PRESENT a staged reading of John Webster’s THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17th, at 6 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery.
Contributed by Claire Gleitman on 11/13/2016
On the Verge's production of THE DUCHESS OF MALFI will feature a cast of faculty members (Greg Bostwick, Chrystyna Dail, Paul Hansom, Dan Breen); students (Lily Waldron, Will Champion, Cam Wenrich, Danielle Newmark, Adam David, Usman Ishaq, Conor Shatto); and local professional actors and members of the Ithaca community (Arthur Bicknell, Samuel Holmes, Geneva Matusiak). It was directed by Claire Gleitman (English), and assistant directed and stage managed by Theatre Arts students Danica Kelley and TJ Lyons, respectively.
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