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Naeem Inayatullah (Politics) published a chapter, “Impossibilities: Generative Misperformance and the Movements of the Teaching Body,” in Jenny Edkins and Adrian Kear (eds)International Politics and Performance: Critical Aesthetics and Creative Practice, (Routledge), 2013, pp. 150-57

The chapter first emerged as a talk, “Failing to Teach,” prepared for Ithaca Seminar Faculty Workshop, in May 2008.  Naeem thanks Warren Schlesinger (Accounting) for his support of this project.

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Minna Resnick, Art Department, has been invited to participate in the International Printmaking Biennial of Douro, Portugal in 2014.

This is the largest printmaking exhibition worldwide, comprising 400 artists and 800 works from 70 countries. The organization publishes a hardcover catalog. The Biennial includes individual featured exhibitions, as well a conference and workshops. This three month event takes place from early August to the end of October.

Quoted in the media: Faculty members Donathan Brown, Catherine Weidner, Annemarie Farrell, Zillah Eisenstein, Michael McCall, Sonali Samarasingh, Rachel Wagner, Jeff Cohen and Skott Freedman. For more information on the following articles, please visit the IC in the Media page.

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This is the first in a series of articles that he has been asked to write in a column entitled Saxophone Teaching Techniques

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Professor Srijana Bajracharya presented a paper at the Academy of Business Research Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica on November 13th with a colleague from the West Liberty University.

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The BBB Research Scholarship is to support her research project, “In vivo tracking of CART neuropeptide dynamics in Danio rerio”.  The results of the research will be presented at a future convention and may be published in BIOS.   Research conducted under the supervision of Ian Woods.

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Jack Rossen, Anthropology, gave the keynote address at the archaeology conference, "Los complejos alucinógenos y fumatorios en el cono sur de América" (Hallucinogen and Smoking Complexes in the Southern Cone of America) in Santiago, Chile on November 28.

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Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has recently published a chapter, “Documentary as Open Space” in The Documentary Film Book, a major volume edited by Brian Winston for the British Film Institute.

The chapter is co-written with Helen DeMichiel, a transmedia designer, documentary filmmaker, and media arts advocate. It postulates a theory of open space documentary practice in new media, where collaboration, convening, dialogue, continual iterations, and migration across platforms displace analog documentary ideas about fixed structures and deductive arguments.

Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of Television-Radio and Los Angeles Program director, has published Saturday Night Live FAQ: Everything Left to Know About Television Longest Running Comedy (Applause Books). The book takes an in-depth look at all thirty-eight seasons of the popular late night comedy series and its influence on American culture.

Eric Rosario, senior director of leadership gifts in the Division of Institutional Advancement, and his wife, Neha Khanna, were recognized last night by the Ithaca Common Council for their work preserving their neighborhood.

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An international consortium of 36 institutions set up to test the reproducibility of psychology research findings has successfully replicated 10 of 13 findings. Two of the findings could not be replicated, and one replicated weakly. These findings have been accepted for publication in Social Psychology.


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 David Turkon (anthropology) co-organized and participated in a roundtable, and completed term as chair or research group, at annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association.

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Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has been named to the editorial board of Film Quarterly.

One of the most internationally prestigious and authorative academic journals in film, Film Quarterly was founded in 1958.  It features scholarly articles, interviews, festival reports, and book reviews exploring international cinema, Hollywood, documentary, experimental work, animation, independent film, and emerging media.  Film Quarterly is published by the University of California Press.


Congratulations to Carin Pracht ’14, on her recent achievement of earning Microsoft Certifications for Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

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The Ithaca College Department of Speech Langauge Pathology and Audiology was well represented at the 2013 American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention held in Chicago from Nov. 14-16. 

More than a dozen students and faculty members for IC presented at the convention, which is considered one of the top conferences for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. 

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Composer Jorge Grossmann (Assistant Professor, School of Music) has been awarded a commission from Harvard University’s Fromm Music Foundation in the amount of $12,000, which will fund the composition of a new work for piano and electronic sounds.

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Last weekend Nicholas Walker, Professor of Double Bass, taught double bass at three midwest music centers, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, and Carnegie Mellon University. 

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Lost Home, the collaborative book project published by Super Labo (Tokyo), was selected by Natalie Matutschovsky (senior photo editor, TIME) as one of the best photography books of 2013. Professor Jude contribued one of the eleven book works in the slip-cased set.

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On Monday, November 18th, Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor in the Writing Department, gave a presentation on independent publishing, focusing on her work with Essay Press, followed by a reading of her essays and poems at the Writers House at Franklin and Marshall College.


Leonard Slutsky, Integrated Marketing Communication major, was awarded the 2013 Steve Pacheco Scholarship ($5,000) from The Advertising Club of New York during the Advertising Person of the Year roast and toast event at the Dream Hotel in NYC.

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