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Lectures and Presentations
Contributed by Chris Pollock on 10/06/2015
Ithaca College is pleased to invite you to hear a free talk by Major General Arthur M. Bartell, U.S. Army (retired), Parent '15, on Tuesday, October 27. His presentation is titled "Leadership: Don't Leave School without It."
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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Contributed by Kathleen Mulligan on 10/06/2015
Professor Kathleen Mulligan will be giving a Powerpoint presentation about her project "Voices of Partition" and the creation of the original theatre piece Dagh Dagh Ujala on Tuesday, October 13 from 12:10-12:50 in Dillingham 08. All are welcome. Please feel free to bring your lunch to this informal talk.
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Contributed by Jennifer Wofford on 10/05/2015
Love Between the Covers, an NEH-funded look at the $1.2 billion romance publishing industry, will air at Cinemapolis Tuesday October 20 at 7:15 pm. Admission is free.
U.S. Representative Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) introduced a bill in 2014 proposing to prohibit the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) from funding any project relating to the research of love or romance (H.R.5155). Yet, popular romance is the highest selling book genre in the world today, representing the largest share of sales revenue in the industry. Moreover, 84% of romance readership are women, and women dominate the author rolls.
Popular romance is a women’s industry, perhaps the largest in the US. Yet a US legislator made a point of crafting a law against funding its study. Why?
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 10/05/2015
Please join us as Luke Keller, Ithaca College Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, gives a talk entiled:
When did the first planets form? (And what were they like)?
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Contributed by Matt Thomas on 10/02/2015
Please join us as math majors Lima Hossain and Emily Barrett will give presentations on their summer work.
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CSCRE Discussion Series Speaker, Dr. Jeffreen Hayes "Beyond Community: Fractured Systems" Tuesday Oct 6th, 7-9PM Clark Lounge
Contributed by Belisa Gonzalez on 10/02/2015
In this talk, Dr. Hayes will discuss the challenges of using art and culture to develop, re-develop, build or re-build less privileged communities of color. The framing question is how do we use the arts to work collaboratively with communities of color to inspire change, empowerment, and reinvigoration so that the community is left in a better, stronger position than when the arts system entered it? From the lens of art museums, arts non-profits, artists, and local governments, I hope to expose where the structures breakdown, where they are sustainable, and to support a stronger community.
Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Location: Clark Lounge
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Belisa Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 274-3921. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Cornell F. Woodson ’09 on Embracing My Purpose: How Did I Get Here? Speaker for National Coming Out Day October 8
Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/02/2015
Cornell Woodson ’09 will be our featured speaker in commemoration of National Coming Out Day on Thursday October 8 at 7 pm in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.
We all start out with a dream of what we want to spend our life doing. However, sometimes life presents our true purpose– we can choose to deny it or accept it fully. This is Cornell’s story toward embracing a career in social justice and practicing self-care.
Delicious fall-themed refreshments will be served.
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 10/01/2015
When the love of Edie Windsor’s life died, she was forced to pay additional estate taxes because the federal government did not recognize her marriage to Thea Spyer. Edie would become the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), resulting in the Supreme Court ruling in 2013 that the federal ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will show “Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement,” a documentary capturing the story of these two women and how their simple love for one another changed history. The screening will take place at 7 p.m. in Textor 101, and it is free and open to the public.
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Noted Environmental Protection Agency Limnologist to speak on Research Activities at the Agency’s National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory in Corvallis, Oregon
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 09/29/2015
Dixon Landers, Senior Research Environmental Scientist with the US EPA's National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory/Western Ecology Division, will talk about his current work applying a recently developed Final Ecosystem Goods and Services classification system to real world issues at multiple spatial scales (community, region, and national).
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Contributed by Nancy Pierce on 09/28/2015
Environmental Seminar/Sustainability Café Features Daniel Lezcano Arguella, Organic Shade-Grown Coffee Grower from Costa Rica’s Altamira Region Today…Come try his coffee!!
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 09/27/2015
Daniel Lezcano Arguella grows organic shade grown coffee on lands immediately adjacent to Amistad International Park, an area that holds 2-1/2 per cent of the world’s biodiversity. Organic bananas provide the shade for his coffee plants, creating a polyculture which supplies the ASPROLA community organization, who then process the coffee and bananas, and make yoghurts and jams and run an ecotourism operation as well.
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Contributed by Luca Maurer on 09/27/2015
A screening of Dolares De Arena (Sand Dollars) (an LGBT themed film), sponsored by ¡CULTURA! Ithaca in collaboration with the LGBT Center, Sept 29 at 7 pm at Cinemapolis at 120 E Green Street in downtown Ithaca. As part of CINE con CULTURA, a film festival featuring Latin American films, in celebration of Latino Heritage Month in collaboration with ¡CULTURA! Ithaca.
Tickets are available at the Cinemapolis Box office and are $7.50 for General Admission ($6 for Students/Seniors) as well as $50 for a festival pass to see all nine films ($40 for Students/Seniors). Find more information and the complete list of films at https://www.facebook.com/Cineconcultura
To view the calendar of events listing, click here.
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Fall 2015 Environmental Seminar/Sustainability Café Features Daniel Lezcano Arguella, Organic Shade-Grown Coffee Grower from Costa Rica’s Altamira Region Monday 28 September
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 09/24/2015
Daniel Lezcano Arguella grows organic shade grown coffee on lands immediately adjacent to Amistad International Park, an area that holds 2-1/2 per cent of the world’s biodiversity. Organic bananas provide the shade for his coffee plants, creating a polyculture which supplies the ASPROLA community organization, who then process the coffee and bananas, and make yoghurts and jams and run an ecotourism operation as well. Daniel will speak about the process of producing organic coffee in contrast to non-organic coffee, and will provide a taste comparison. Come try some of his coffee!
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 09/22/2015
Submitted on behalf Benjamin Rifkin, Provost & VPEA
Please join me on Thursday, October 1 for the first Faculty Colloquium of the academic year and the first Faculty Scholarship, Research, and Creative Inquiry Fair.
Gwen Seaquist, J.D., Professor and Coordinator of Legal Studies, School of Business, will be presenting “Independent Contractor or Employee: Financial and Legal Implications,” which is co-authored by Alka Bramhandkar, Professor, Department of Finance and International Business, and Marlene Barken, Associate Professor, Department of Legal Studies.
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 09/21/2015
Please join us as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their summer research:
Addison Hebert '16: 3D laser scanning in support of historic preservation
Ryan Fedora '17: Converting point clouds to 3D models for virtual tours
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