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Matthew Holtmeier, postdoctoral teaching fellow in Screen Studies, authored an article in the anthology Cinematic Homecomings: Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema. ​

His piece, titled "​Burning Straw Men: The 1979 Revolution and Bahman Farmanara's Stubborn Cosmopolitanism," explores director Bahman Farmanara's departure from Iran due to the 1979 revolution, and his subsequent return after working as a producer abroad. The films Farmanara made after returning to Iran illustrate the director's 'stubborn cosmopolitanism,' despite the newly structured sense of national identity in post-revolution Iran.

Olivia Abry (Sport Management Class of 2017) published her research on the challenges confronting working single parent mothers on the website One Million for Workplace Flexibility.  Olivia read over 30 articles and book chapters in the process of writing this editorial, concluding that single parents face challenges in meeting care needs of their children, laboring in jobs that lack flexibility, and discrimination on the basis of gender and parental status.  This work was performed in Stephen Sweet’s sociology course “Work and Family.”  Read Olivia’s article here: http://www.workflexibility.org/millennial-voice-failures-heroes-constant-struggle-single-parent/.

 

 Jason Potel '16 and David Kramer, Assistant Professor of English, were featured in Saturday's Ithaca Journal for their work on a new edition of Grace Miller White's 1909 novel Tess of the Storm Country.

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Every year in Napa, California, an event called PBL World takes place, or Project Based Learning. Here, educators gather to empower a new generation of students through alternative project based learning techniques. This event is sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, and allows educators to learn new techniques in project design, assessment, and management of curriculum through workshops and training sessions.

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The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Fall Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 14th, 4:00 PM in Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center.

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Quoted in the media: Faculty members Joslyn Brenton, Stephen Mosher and Jeff Cohen; staff members Gerald Hector and Luca Maurer; alumni Zach Ford and David Muir. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

IC in the Media

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Recent issues of American Theatre magazine feature book reviews by Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Garrett Eisler.  One of Eisler's reviews was recently cited in a New York Times feature.

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Dr. Chrystyna Dail, Assistant Professor in Theatre Arts, was featured as a presenter at Cornell University's 'TWO FOR THE SHOW: A Mini-Symposium on Broadway Revivals'  on November 6, 2014. 


Dr. Dail's presentation,These Are Dangerous Woods: Normative Gender Roles from Broadway to the Big Screen” was featured alongside a presentation by Jordan Schildcrout (SUNY Purchase).

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Contributed on behalf of Sally J. Neal, Director of the Center for Academic Advancement

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PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America), AMA (American Marketing Association), WIC (Women in Communications), AAF (American Advertising Federation) and IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) co-sponsored the 3rd Annual Internship Panel on Wednesday, October 9th in the Park Auditorium. Ten students shared their most recent internship experiences and provided advice to students who are applying to their first internships. IC alumn and Campus Programs Manager for the Intern Queen, Shayna Dunitz moderated the panel. Congratulations to PRSSA, WIC, AAF, AMA and IABC!

African-Latino Society teamed with PODER and the Student Activities to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Tuesday October, 29th in IC Square. The event was a great success and allowed students to learned about Mexican culture. Students decorated sugar skulls, enjoyed a catered Mexican dinner and danced to festive music. Congrats to African-Latino Society, PODER and the Student Activities Board for putting on a successful event!

Do you have an interest in theatre even though you’re not a theatre major?  Do you enjoy attending performances put on by your classmates and friends?  IC Players may provide an opportunity that interests you!

IC Players is a completely student-run theatre organization on campus designed specifically to give members of the Ithaca College community theatrical opportunities and a space to grow both professionally and creatively.

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Chip Gagnon, Associate Professor of Politics, was an invited participant at the workshop "Sources of Populism in the Balkans" held in Marija Bistrica, Croatia. The Workshop was organized by the Centre for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Zagreb on October 30-31.

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Dr. Radio Cremata, Assistant Professor of Music Education, presents research at several conferences in England, Missouri, Florida, Texas and Rhode Island.

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Doreen Hettich-Atkins, Michele Lenhart, and Tiffani Ziemann all presented at the College Student Personnel Association of New York State conference held in Saratoga Springs, NY in early October.

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Music Professor Kim Dunnick presented a lecture recital at the conference of the Associacao Brasileira de Trompetistas, October 28 – 31, in Vitoria, Brazil.

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 Dr. Carl Johengen (School of Music) will give the premiere of a new song cycle by composer David Sisco in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on Friday, November 14. Pictured with Carl (right) are Shiela Kibbe (IC '82) and David Sisco.

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Dr. Richard Faria, Professor in the Department of Music Performance was invited to give a presentation at the NACWPI (National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors) Conference (October 30, November 1, 2014) in St. Louis, MO. The presentation was entitled “Bernoulli and Venturi: The physics and pedagogy of teaching voicing on the clarinet”.
 

 

 Dr. Nord's presentation, "MIDI on the 'Net:  Programming MIDI for your Web Browser using Javascript", explores the ways MIDI can be used to add greater capabilities to any web page.

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On September 2, Cyndy Scheibe gave a presentation to the staff and editors of The Ithacan. She presented on Media Literacy with an emphasis on equality in the newsroom. Scheibe has worked closely with The Ithacan for years in a role on the Advisory Board for Ithaca College Publications. 

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