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Contributed by Julia Cozzarelli on 10/09/2013
Marella Feltrin-Morris, Assistant Professor of Italian, presented a paper at the South Central Modern Language Association Conference in New Orleans, LA, Oct. 4-6, as part of a panel on Translation as Persuasion.
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Contributed by Sara Haefeli on 10/09/2013
Sara Haefeli, assistant professor of music, will speak at the "Your Brain Needs Music" Symposium in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, October 11. Last week she presented a paper at the International Conference of the Society for Minimalist Music in Long Beach, California.
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Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 10/07/2013
Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, PhD Candidate at the University of Texas, Austin and an Ithaca College Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow presented "History in Exile: Contesting the Cuban Revolutionary Archive from Abroad" to the Cornell University Latin American Studies Program seminar series. In the talk, Mr. Gonzalez-Conty analyzed Tomas Gutierrez Alea's 1968 "Memories of Underdevelopment," and its influence on the subsequent fifty years of Cuban cinematic history.
Quoted in the Media: Faculty members Asma Barlas, Rebecca Plante and Betsy Keller; staff members Colleen Clark, Eric Maguire, Molly Israel and Bonny Griffith; and students Timothy Berry and Dominick Recckio. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media Page.
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Contributed by Christine Haase on 10/04/2013
Angela Rudert, lecturer in religious studies, contributed a chapter titled "A Sufi, Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist, TV Guru: Anandmurti Gurumaa" to a recently published edited volume/anthology, Religious Pluralism, State and Society in Asia. The book is edited by Chiara Formichi and is part of the Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series.
Details about the book at Routledge can be found at http://routledge-ny.com/books/details/9781315887562/.
Contributed by Jonathan Ablard on 10/04/2013
Malcolm Temple, a Culture and Communications major who also minors in Latin American Studies, and Grace Woodward, a Junior Sociology major, published articles in the CUSLAR Newsletter. Since 1965, the Committee on U.S. Latin American Relations has worked to foster more equitable relations between the U.S. and the rest of hemisphere and to promote a deeper understanding of those issues.
To see their articles, go to http://cuslar.org/images/newsletters/2013-fall.pdf
Contributed by Theresa Radley on 10/03/2013
Read this edition of Club Hub to learn more about 2 new student organizations: React to Films and IC Sketch Club. Also, in this issue find out about the leadership development opportunities available for your student organization.
Contributed by Laurie Arliss on 10/03/2013
Dr. Donathan Brown, assistant professor of communication studies and former H&S predoctoral diversity fellow, will be a presenter at Ghent University in Belgium in November.
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Contributed by Jackie Wandell on 10/02/2013
Professor Sforzo of the Exercise & Sport Sciences department recently published a paper entitled “The Study of Health Coaching” in the international journal Global Advances in Health & Medicine (2:44-50, 2013). The article describes health and wellness coaching as an important adjunct to medical and preventative interventions and provides insights into research designs and projects for the future. Health coaching is available to Ithaca College employees through the Mind, Body, Me campus wellness initiative – contact Human Resources if you are interested.
Contributed by Enrique Gonzalez-Conty on 10/01/2013
The Latin American Studies Seminar Series at Cornell University will host a talk by our Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 09/30/2013
Claudia Costa Pederson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, has published a feature interview entitled "The Veterans Book Project: A Conversation with Monica Haller" in Afterimage, The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 41, no 2 (September, October).
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Contributed by Nathan Hess on 09/30/2013
In May, Nathan Hess, piano faculty in the School of Music, performed a solo recital at York College of Pennsylvania, followed by a solo recital and masterclass at the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Pittsburgh, PA, and a masterclass for pre-college students for the Buffalo Music Forum for Piano Teachers in Buffalo, NY.
Hess returned to the faculty at Rocky Ridge Music Center near Estes Park, CO, to teach in the Junior Session held in early August. While there he taught piano, coached chamber music, and performed solo and chamber music works in the Music in the Mountains faculty concert series. Also in August he was a featured soloist in a benefit concert at Winterstown United Methodist Church in Felton, PA, celebrating 185 years of organized religion in the town and 50 years of worship in the present building.
In September he presented a solo recital and masterclass at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH.
The Ithacan has once again been named a national Newspaper Pacemaker Finalist by the Associated Collegiate Press. This is that organization’s top honor, commonly referred to as “the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism.” The award is for work produced during the 2012-13 academic year (Kelsey O'Connor, editor in chief).
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Contributed by Janet Galvan on 09/27/2013
Dr. Janet Galván, Director of Choral Activities presented a session for the NY American Choral Directors Association track of the summer conference of the New York State School Music Assocation in August.
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/27/2013
Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/26/2013
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Contributed by Estela Santos-Pape on 09/26/2013
Luca Maurer, program director of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, Services, coauthored a recently published teaching lesson in a new book about contraception and sexual health.
The lesson, "How Could That Be? A Lesson About Identity, Behavior, Perception, & Risk," assists learners in exploring common assumptions as compared to what research actually reveals regarding adolescents, unintended pregnancy, behavior, and sexual orientation and gender identity.
Maurer, L. & Kelly, M. How Could That Be? A Lesson About Identity, Behavior, Perception, & Risk. (2013). In Brick, P. & Cooperman, C. Positive Images: Teaching About Contraception and Sexual Health, Fourth Edition (pp. 63-69). Morristown NJ: The Center for Family Life Education.
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Contributed by Kimberly Anderson on 09/26/2013
One of the winners of the Thirty-Fourth Annual American Book Awards is Will Alexander's Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat published by Essay Press, of which Writing Department Associate Professor Catherine Taylor is a Founding Editor.
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Architectural Studies faculty member David Salomon publishes on suburbia, the New Jersey Turnpike, and the avant-garde
Contributed by Lauren O'Connell on 09/25/2013
David Salomon, Assistant Professor of Art History, has published an article entitled, "The Highway Not Taken: Tony Smith and the Suburban Sublime," in Places, an interdisciplinary journal of contemporary architecture, landscape, and urbanism. Salomon's article looks at the surprising intersection between avant-garde art, infrastructure and suburban architecture.
Contributed by Michael Twomey on 09/25/2013
Steven Hartman (English, BA 1987) has published a translation of short stories by Swedish author Stig Dagerman (1923-1954). Titled Sleet (Boston: David R. Godine, 2013) after one its stories, the collection originally appeared in Sweden in 1947 under the title Noveller i Urval (‘selected stories’).
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