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Lilyana T. Mladenova, Department of Sport Management and Media and Darius J. Conger, Department of Economics, had their paper “Incentives and Productivity in ATP Tournament Settings” accepted for publication in the forthcoming issue of International Journal of Sport Studies.

 

"Rhetorical Theology: Exploring Content, Context, and Commitments in Peacemaking" is the title of an invited talk by Christopher House, assistant professor of communication studies, this Friday (4/4) at Princeton Theological Seminary for the Association of Charismatic Theological Students (ACTS).  

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 "Created Equal" has been chosen as the name of an April American Studies conference at the National University of Ireland.  Donathan Brown, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, has been asked to speak to conference attendees about race and voting rights in the United States.  The title of the essay to be presented is "In Search of Voter Fraud: Race and Voting Rights in the United States."

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Deborah Rifkin (Associate Professor, Music Theory) presented "Peter in Motion: Early Animated Adaptations of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf" at the West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis, which was held in Salt Lake City in March. The presentation compared Prokofiev's concert version of the symphonic tale (1936) to the first animated versions of it by Disney (1946) and Soyuzmultfilm (1958). 

Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), has published a chapter on Islam in the Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality, and Gender,  edited by Adrian Thatcher (Oxford University Press, 2015).  An early online version is available at Oxford Handbooks Online, http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199664153.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199664153-e-001
 

Department of Writing Associate Professor Tom Kerr presented a paper entitled “Slacktivism, Activism, and Open Access Pedagogy"” at the Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, March 19-22.

IC’s trumpet ensemble was selected through taped audition to perform a prelude concert at the ITG conference this coming May 20-24.  Their concert will take place on May 22.

 

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Read Club Hub Volume 4 Issue 11 to find out more about Student Volunteers for Special Olympics' annual Flame event, SAB's Tedx-Ithaca College event and the 37th annual Festival of Black Gospel.

Dr. Janet Galván was a headliner at the American Choral Directors Association Central Division Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio in February.  She conducted the middle school girls honor choir.

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Bruce Henderson, Communication Studies, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Steven Hartman (1987) has published a translation of stories by Swedish author Stig Dagerman titled Sleet (Verba Mundi Books, 2013) that has been has been long-listed for the 2104 Best Translated Book Award given by the University of Rochester’s weblog Three Percent. 

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Naeem Inayatullah was a discussant for two panels at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association: Telling Stories: Space, Place, and Personhood, and Place Matters: Globalization and Its Frictions, Toronto, March 26-30, 2014.

Tariq and Matthew presented, along with Brooke Hansen and Jack Rossen of the Anthropology Department, at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting on March 21 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

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Assistant Professor of Spanish Jorge Garcia presented at a conference, Counterstories of Greater Mexico, at Cornell University on March 22.

 

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The 37th annual Spring Induction Ceremony of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Ithaca College was held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Hockett Family Recital Hall. During this year’s induction, 102 students have been added to the chapter membership.

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Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of screen studies and director of the Ithaca College Los Angeles Program, served on a panel entitled "Archive Archaeology: Disrupting the TV Canon" at the 2014 Society for Cinema & Media Studies in Seattle. The panel focused on alternative and non-traditional archives and archiving practices for television historians and scholars.

Introduction to Film Aesthetics and Analysis, one of the longest continuously running courses in the Roy H. Park School of Communications (since 1968), has been named an outstanding, innovative undergraduate introductory media studies course as part of a Mellon Foundation funded benchmarking project housed at Hobart and William Smith College.

The tutors program for this course, instituted three years ago and headed by Associate Dean Bryan Roberts, was also identified as an exemplary and highly effective support system for an introductory media course with a humanities and academic skill building orientation. The report noted the tutor program for an introductory liberal arts course like this in a communications school is unique and represents the leading edge in the field of communications.

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The Marketing Department in the School of Business and the Ithaca College chapter of the America Marketing Association are pleased to recognize this year's inductees into the Alpha Mu Alpha international honorary marketing fraternity.

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Congratulations to nine Ithaca College aging studies students and a community member who were inducted on March 21 into the Gamma Nu chapter of Sigma Phi Omega (SPO), the national academic honor and professional society in gerontology. SPO was established in 1980 to recognize excellence of those who study gerontology and aging and the outstanding service of professionals who work with or on behalf of older persons.

 

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Associate Professor Jeff Holmes (Psychology) recently published an article entitled “Impression Management Pressures on Racial Attitude Surveys” in the Social Science Journal.  The article was published online this month and will appear in a forthcoming print edition of the journal.  

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