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Contributed by Nicholas DiEugenio on 03/25/2014
Violinist Nicholas DiEugenio, Assistant Professor of Music, joined violinist Daniel S. Lee and the Sebastian Chamber Players in a collaboration with the vocal group TENET on Saturday, March 22, at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church in Manhattan. The performance received a review in the Arts section of the New York Times.
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Michael D. Richardson presents at 22nd St. Louis Symposium on German Literature and Culture at Washington University in St. Louis, March 20-22, 2014.
Contributed by Kimberly Anderson on 03/25/2014
Dr. Michael D. Richardson, Associate Dean of Humanities and Sciences and Associate Professor of German Studies, presented at the 22nd Biannual St. Louis Symposium on German Literature and Culture. This year’s symposium was entitled: Crossing the Disciplinary Divide: Conjunctions in German and Holocaust Studies. Dr. Richardson’s lecture was entitled, “Mass Murder and Mass Media: Hitler in the Age of Irony.”
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Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 03/25/2014
Dr. Matt Klemm, Associate Professor of History, presented “The Power of Things: Confidence and Enchantment in Peter of Abano’s Conciliator” at the Magic, Religion, Science: Medieval Studies Symposium (Indiana University, March 7-8, 2014).
Professor Nicholas Muellner (Photography) awarded Artist-in-Residence Fellowships in Russia and the US
Contributed by Barbara Terrell on 03/24/2014
Prof. Nicholas Muellner has been awarded two Residency Fellowships for 2014 to work on the completion of his next text/image book.
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Contributed by Sue-Je Gage on 03/24/2014
On March 22nd, Ithaca College held its first TEDx talk. It featured an array of speakers and Mary Bowers from the Class of 2013 was one of them. The title of her inspirational talk was, "Rethinking the Student Body," which summarized in TED talk style the incredible 18 month long research she conducted for her anthropology major on the experiences of students with disabilities at Ithaca College. She (re)defines "disability" as "uncelebrated human variation" and moves us to (re)consider normality and disability as myth. She received a standing ovation on Saturday. May her work and talk continue to move us reconsider our student body here at Ithaca College.
Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 03/24/2014
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), delivered invited lectures and conducted workshops on documentary new media forms in Guinea in February 2014. She was posted to West Africa as part of the American Film Showcase, a US State Department initiative to foster cultural exchange and understanding.
Zimmermann presented a formal lecture on new media entitled "New Emerging Forms of Documentary Participatory Media in Action" at US AID and the US Embassy in Conakry, Guinea, for the Guinean Film Association, a group of professional producers, directors and writers. Showcasing US-based transmedia projects exhibited in previous Finger Lake Environmental Film Festivals at Ithaca College, her talk theorized the function of collaborative, interactive, and permeable new media practices to open up spaces for new encounters.
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Contributed by Pam Ameigh on 03/24/2014
Theresa Radley has won another round of speech competition with her story, "Seeing My Strength." If you haven't heard her tell this true story yet, please consider coming to the Toastmasters District Conference in Owego the weekend of April 25th and 26th. She is advancing to a fourth round of competition.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 03/23/2014
Anthony Adornato, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, recently published a solo-authored paper in the Electronic News journal. The study focuses on the concept of "journalism as process" and creates a framework to view social media's impact on local television reporters’ responsibilities.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 03/20/2014
Legacy Cleaning, a short film written by Jack Bryant, will screen at the Green Mountain International Film Festival later this month and at the Boston International Film Festival on April 13. Bryant is an assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.
The film, directed and produced by Kerstin Karlhuber, tells the story of a maid who finds herself alone in a mansion and thinks she’s found the secret to happiness in how the other half lives.
For more information on the film, click here.
Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) was invited to deliver a keynote on International Women's Day in Drammen, Norway, by the Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi) (www.imdi.no/en/sprak/english/). IMDi's work focuses on immigrant communities and the keynote was about violence against Muslim women.
Contributed by Mike Haaf on 03/19/2014
Mike Haaf (Chemistry Department) co-lead a two day workshop, held at Clark Atlanta University in Georgia from March 7-9, on the intersections between fine art and the chemical sciences. The workshop, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, included dozens of hands-on experiments designed to illustrate the chemical principles behind the materials used to create art, such as pigments, dyes, binders, and metals. The workshop was filled to capacity, and was well-received by the attendees.
Contributed by Tammy Sritecha on 03/19/2014
The Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will hold its annual Spring Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music.
At that time, the chapter will be inducting new members from all five schools, all of whom have been vetted by the Chapter’s Executive Committee and invited to membership in the honor society.
Come help us celebrate excellence! Everyone from the Ithaca College community is welcome to attend. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Tammy Sritecha firstname.lastname@example.org , or (607) 274-3113. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
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Contributed by Kenesha Chatman on 03/19/2014
Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) presents at the University of Minnesota.
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Contributed by Kim Dunnick on 03/18/2014
Dr. Elizabeth Peterson, Professor of music education and conductor of the Symphonic Band at Ithaca College, was just honored with membership in the prestigious American Bandmasters Association. Invitation to membership is extended to only a few conductors annually, and follows a rigorous vetting process. It is considered a pinnacle achievement in the world of wind bands.
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Jake Brenner, Environmental Studies and Sciences, and Student Mary McKean '15, with Gerontology Institute Director Rhoda Meador, Present Workshop about RISE Program at Making Brooklyn Bloom Conference
Contributed by Paula Davis on 03/17/2014
Jake Brenner, assistant professor of Environmental Studies and Sciences, Mary McKean, Environmental Studies ‘15, and Rhoda Meador, director of the Gerontology Institute, presented a workshop entitled “Grey and Green: Cultivating Active Retirees” at the 33rd annual Making Brooklyn Bloom Conference: Sowing Connections, Growing Gardeners, on March 8, 2014 at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
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The Ithacan was presented with a Gold Crown award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the spring National College Media Convention on March 14 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel in New York City. The Gold Crown awards are the highest honors presented by CSPA.
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Psychology professors and students present research at 2014 Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association
Contributed by Leigh Ann Vaughn on 03/16/2014
On March 14 and 15, 2014, 16 students representing 5 research teams presented 10 posters about their research at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association, in Boston, MA.
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Contributed by Sharon Loucks on 03/14/2014
Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) has been selected as editor of the journal Teaching Sociology.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 03/14/2014
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