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Contributed by Tina Bennett on 10/15/2013
This past summer Darius J. Conger, Department of Economics and Ryan E. Cruz, Department of Sport Management and Media, presented a paper entitled “Hierarchical Occupational Segregation and Player Productivity in Professional Tennis Tours” at the Eastern Economics Association in New York City.
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/14/2013
Washington, DC - In August, the Association of Education and Journalism in Mass Communication’s held its 101st conference in DC. Cyndy Scheibe, the founder and Executive Director of Project Look Sharp at Ithaca College, presented at the conferences only session on media literacy. The panel was expected to have a small audience, but during the session the room was filled with journalists, faculty, and graduate students from journalism and communications schools.
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Contributed by Sharon Loucks on 10/11/2013
Stephen Sweet (Associate Professor of Sociology) has a new article to be published in the journal Community, Work & Family.
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Contributed by Doreen Hettich-Atkins on 10/11/2013
Contributed by Ari Kissiloff on 10/11/2013
Cyndy Scheibe, the founder and Executive Director of Project Look Sharp at Ithaca College, was the featured speaker at the Rotary Club’s Sunrise Breakfast. At the event, Scheibe spoke to an audience of business professionals from different fields about media literacy in the world today and the importance of it for children and teens.
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Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) gave a keynote, "Challenging violence against women from an Islamic perspective," at the invitation of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women in Toronto, Canada, on October 6. She has also written the foreword to the CCMW's report, Violence Against Women – Health and Justice for Canadian Muslim Women, by the noted feminist lawyer, Pamela Cross.
For more information on CCMW's report, please visit: ccmw.com/violence-against-women-health-and-justice-for-canadian-muslim-women/
Contributed by Marella Feltrin-Morris on 10/09/2013
Julia Cozzarelli, Associate Professor of Italian, presented a paper at the conference, "Boccaccio in Washington, DC" on October 5.
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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.
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