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Lectures and Presentations

Please join us in celebration of the 2016-2017 Diversity Scholars at Ithaca College on Tuesday, February 28, from 2:30-4:00pm in Clark Lounge. 

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 The Women's and Gender Studies Program presents a Dissertation Diversity Fellowship talk by Shehnaz Haqqani, Ph.D. candidate in Islamic Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  

The talk, "Islamic Feminism: Objectives, Methods, and Trends" will introduce Islamic feminism as a significant development in - and part of broader conversations within - Religious Studies and Women's and Gender Studies. Shehnaz Haqqani will discuss the origins of Islamic feminism, highlight some pioneers of the field, and address major themes and trends in current feminist scholarship as well as the future of Islamic feminism as a field of study.  

 

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 Join 2003 graduate Harold Miller for a conversation about his journey from being a history major at IC to currently serving as Deputy Commissioner for Civic Engagement in Mayor de Blasio's administration in New York City.

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The Ithaca College Chapter of the Society Professional Journalists will host IC Professor Raza Rumi Ahmad for a discussion on the state of Press Freedoms in the U.S. as well as across the globe.

The event will take place on Monday February 27th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Park School Lounge.

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After the incredible audience last week, there will be a second community screening of National Geographic's documentary film Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, Saturday February 25 from 1-2:30 pm in Textor 101. Gender Revolution follows Katie Couric as she explores the complexities of gender identity. If you missed our first screening, or would like to see it again, you're in luck! Please join us. Free and open to the public.

In January 2017, National Geographic published a special issue on gender, featuring photos, text, and graphics related to gender expressions around the world. This was followed by the National Geographic documentary Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. IC has acquired the documentary for a second community screening of this program, to be held on February 25th, in Textor 101, from 1-2:30 pm. 

Cosponsored by the LGBT Center and WGST Program.

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Please join us in celebration of the 2016-2017 Diversity Scholars at Ithaca College on Tuesday, February 28, from 2:30-4:00pm in Clark Lounge. 

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Please join us in celebration of the 2016-2017 Diversity Scholars at Ithaca College on Tuesday, February 28, from 2:30-4:00pm in Clark Lounge. 

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Ed Rivera '88 and Alexi Harding '02 will provide an overview of the various stages of the investment banking capital raising process. In particular, they will reference a capital raise of at least $35 million that they are currently conducting for an innovative and disruptive technology company. They will share not only the process of financing clients who are developing new products and new markets but also their own journey of building a non-traditional financial advisory practice. 

Thursday, February 23, 2017
12:10-1:00pm
BUS 104

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M&T Bank Information Session

Contributed by Kerry Spitze on 02/22/2017 

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M&T Bank will be holding an information session at 9:00 A.M. on February 23rd in the School of Business, Room 301. 

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As part of our #Imminentgeneration series, CSCRE invites you to the second CSCRE Spring Discussion Series event “Acting Locally: Organizing from the Perspective of Generation Z.” 

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Please join us for a talk with Professor & Chair Dr. Beth Clark Joseph, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Ithaca College: OSIRIS-REx UPDATE: NASA’s Asteroid Sample Return Mission Target: Carbonaceous Asteroid 101955 Bennu

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Wednesday, February 22
12:00-1:20pm
Park 223

Ed Rivera '88 would like to invite students and faculty to a webinar, Creating Value in A Digital Economy by Maxwell Wessel.

Maxwell WEssel is the General Manager of SAP.io, a business unit of SAP pursuing disruptive growth, and coauthor of Harvard Business Review article"the Problem with Legacy Ecosystems."

Ed Rivera (Finance '88, Harvard MBA '95) will be on campus Feb. 20-24 as pat of Park's Professional-in-Residence program. Ed is a new media executive/entrepreneur and former VP for Sony Music Entertainment.
12:00-1:20pm 

After the incredible audience last week, there will be a second community screening of National Geographic's documentary film Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, Saturday February 25 from 1-2:30 pm in Textor 101. Gender Revolution follows Katie Couric as she explores the complexities of gender identity. If you missed our first screening, or would like to see it again, you're in luck! Please join us. Free and open to the public.

In January 2017, National Geographic published a special issue on gender, featuring photos, text, and graphics related to gender expressions around the world. This was followed by the National Geographic documentary Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. IC has acquired the documentary for a second community screening of this program, to be held on February 25th, in Textor 101, from 1-2:30 pm. 

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Submitted on behalf of the Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship Committee.

As we continue to address the challenges of inclusion, cultural fluency, and global citizenship and what they will mean for Ithaca College, we invite you to join us on Monday, February 27th from 3pm to 6pm in the Klingenstein Lounge to participate in Making Excellence Inclusive: Teaching, Learning, and Classroom Climate, a panel presentation and discussion.

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Please join the Office of Title IX and the Center for Faculty Excellence on February 22, 2017 from 2-3:30pm in the Ithaca Falls room of the Campus Center. The webinar, Pronouns Matter: Create Inclusive Policies and Practices To Help Students Feel Welcome; Increase Satisfaction & Engagement, features Luca Maurer, Director of the Center for LGBT Outreach, Education and Services. 

 

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The Office of International Programs and Extended Studies (OIPES) would like to invite all staff and faculty interested in taking students abroad to attend our upcoming workshop about  the development and planning of faculty/staff-led short-term study abroad programs.  The workshop will be held on Friday, February 17, from 3:00-4:30 pm, in the Taughannock Falls Room, Campus Center.  Participants are invited to stay for a wine and cheese reception with the workshop facilitator and International Programs staff from 4:30-5:00.

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Thursday February 16, 6 pm in the Handwerker Gallery
Film Screening of Gen Silent
Gen Silent startlingly discovers how oppression in the years before Stonewall now affects older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with fear and isolation. Many who won the first civil rights victories for generations to come are now dying prematurely because they are reluctant to ask for help and have too few friends or family to care for them. Gen Silent shows the disparity in the quality of paid caregiving from mainstream care facilities committed to making their LGBT residents safe and happy, to places where LGBT elders face discrimination by staff and bullying by other seniors.

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 WGST presents Robert Jensen, University of Texas professor, discussing his latest book, The end of patriarchy: Radical feminism for men.  In this book, Jensen asks one key question: What do we need to create and maintain stable, decent human communities that can remain in a sustainable relationship with the larger living world?  His answer: A radical feminism that critiques institutionalized male dominance, rejects men's assertion of a right to control womne's sexuality and reproduction, and demands an end to men's violence.  

Jensen, who teaches in the School of Journalism at UT, Austin, is the author of several other books, including The heart of whiteness: Confronting race, racism, and white privilege and Getting off: Pornography and the end of masculinity.  

 This talk is free and open to the public.  Jensen will be selling and signing books after the talk.  

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is pleased to present:

Racially-Associated Disparities in Hospice and Palliative Care Access: Can We Move the Needle?

with Richard Payne, M.D.

Monday, February 13
7:00 p.m. Emerson Suites
Phillips Hall

 

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Kiran Madura (Biology '81),
  Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University

Biology Seminar, February 16, 4pm, CNS 112
"Defining the site of  nuclear protein  degradation: a simple question with a complex answer"

All are cordially invited to attend.

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