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Monday, November 16; “Race and Indo-Caribbean Immigration in the Poetry of David Dabydeen." Anjali Nerlekar; Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ithaca College.

7:00pm in the Clark Lounge. Light refreshments will be served.


This event is free and open to the public.


I need one male and one female native speaker of German to record a dialogue for a German language textbook (to be published by Yale University Press). Participants will be paid for their time.

Please contact James Pfrehm at for script and additional information. After short audition, two participants will be selected. Participants with experience or interest in acting highly desired. Software and hardware for recording will be provided.

This is just a reminder that November 18th is the due date for Technology Renewal Spring 2010 questionnaires. If you have already completed your questionnaire, thank you!

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Learn about Photo Journalism!

Contributed by Allison Musante on 11/11/2009 

Interested in photography and journalism? Come learn tips from the best!

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Submitted on behalf of Laura Durling, assistant director of administrative services, public safety and emergency management.

Due to the excessive amount of traffic expected for the Cortaca Jug football game, all Ithaca College community members should be mindful that roadways to upper campus from the main traffic circle may be closed from morning through mid-afternoon on Saturday, November 14.

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Information Technology Services is interviewing four finalist candidates for the new position of "Director, Infrastructure and Communications Services".  This is an open invitation to the campus community to meet the candidates, ask questions and provide evaluation feedback to the search committee.  

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Come and hear traditional and modern stories of our Native American neighbors!

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Professors Brian Karafin, Rachel Wagner and Amanullah De Sondy attended the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion in Montreal from 6-10th November. They were accompanied by students John Borchert, Shannon Sly, and Christa Petruzzi, supported by an Ithaca College Educational Grant Initiative award. Amanullah presented a paper within the Men’s Studies in Religion Group on the topic of his forthcoming monograph on ‘Islamic Masculinities in Texts, Traditions, Societies and Culture’ and participated in the Study of Islam Section of the conference. Rachel presented twice, once at the Wabash Center for Teaching and Theology's luncheon on pedagogies of virtual reality, and a second time on rituals and gaming in a blended session of the Ritual Studies Group and the Religion, Media and Culture Group.

Holly Fodge, a graduate student in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education (HPPE), presented a paper titled, "Women in the Academy and the Price of Legitimacy" at the Succeeding as Women in Higher Education Conference at SUNY Cortland on October 25, 2009.


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Democracy advocate and world food and hunger expert Frances Moore Lappe will be speaking on Food, Finance and Climate Crises at Hobart & William Smith College. Ithaca College's Jason Hamilton will join her for a post-presentation panel discussion.

The event will take place in HWS's Albright Auditorium on Wednesday November 18, 2009,  from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

  Is your job causing you PAIN?

Contributed by Mark Ross on 11/11/2009 

Do you suffer from eyestrain, neck, back, leg, elbow, and/or wrist pain? These may be related to your work environment. Ithaca College’s Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Department offers ergonomic reviews to staff and faculty. Proper ergonomics is necessary to prevent injuries, which can develop over time and can lead to long-term disability.

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Timothy Glenn, Lecturer in English, presented a paper titled "Cultural Resistance and 'Playing Indian' in Thomas King's 'Joe the Painter and the Deer Island Massacre'" at the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference in Boston, MA, Nov. 6. 

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What do anthropology majors do after graduation? Come an hear the stories of three graduates whose journeys included working at non-profit organizations, gaining a graduate degree in forensic anthropology in Scotland, and becoming a project manager at a New York based archaeology company.

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Do tests make you nervous?  Is your schedule getting out of hand?  The office of Academic Enrichment Services is now offering workshops every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday until the week before finals.

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SALSA! PHED13990 Latin Dance is offered again SPR2010.
No partner needed -  meet people! For beginners.

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Happy Veteran's Day

Contributed by Kurt Lichtmann on 11/11/2009 

Happy Veteran's Day!
from PHED11500 Ballroom Dance Instructors,
 Kurt & Karin

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In an effort to create a more efficient operation, the Office of the Campus Center and the Office of Conference and Event Services have been combined to form the Office of the Campus Center and Event Services. All services previously provided by the two offices (including conference services) will continue to offered by the new operation.

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Cellist Elizabeth Simkin will present a free recital on Sunday, November 15 at 4:00 in the Hockett Family Recital Hall.  Jennifer Hayghe will collaborate as pianist.  The program will include Bartok's Rumanian Folk Dances, "Aerialism" by Sebastian Currier, the "Fantasiestueke" by Robert Schumann, and the Debussy sonata.

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On Saturday, November 7th, in front of a large enthusiastic audience, Campus Center Managers Kaleigh Mrowka and Kiera Duckworth presented a session titled “Managing Personalities” at the Association of College Unions International Conference in Rochester, NY. 

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The answer:  You do!  As valuable as your classroom education is, employers are expecting students to graduate with practical experience as well.  An internship is not just an add-on to your college experience, it's a critical component!

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