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Contributed by Claire Swensen on 04/21/2015
The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), will be hosting a "Book Talk and Discussion" on Tuesday, April 28, for the upcoming release of CSCRE Associate Professor Paula Ioanide's book, The Emotional Politics of Racism: How Feelings Trump Facts in an Era of Colorblindness. The talk will examine the emotional dimensions of racism, particularly as they relate to contemporary public views on crime, terrorism, immigration, and welfare.
Student Performances by Dubian Ade & Namarah McCall
**Free refreshments and open to the public
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Award-winning paleo-artist John Gurche to present "The New Old Guy: A New Species of Ancient Homo" on Monday, April 27th. 7-8 pm in Textor 101.
Contributed by Lisa Corewyn on 04/20/2015
Internationally renowned paleo-artist John Gurche will discuss his work on a newly discovered species of human ancestor. Admission is free and all are welcome!
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Contributed by Dan Breen on 04/20/2015
The IC chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, will sponsor its annual faculty lecture on Tuesday, April 21, at 5:30pm in Business 104. Christopher Matusiak, Assistant Professor of English, will present a public lecture entitled "Was Shakespeare 'not a company keeper'? A Seventeenth-Century Biographical Puzzle."
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Contributed by Michael Smith on 04/17/2015
On Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00PM (Earth Day), The History Center in Tompkins County will present the work of Ithaca College environmental history students. With news of human-induced environmental change increasingly in the news, the latest installment of this history project offers insights into the historical relationship between people and the local environment.
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Contributed by Paul Deamer on 04/16/2015
On Thursday, April 23, from Noon – 1 p.m., the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise is proud to host the Annual Sustainability in Action Student-Faculty colloquium.
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The Spring 2015 Jewish Studies Faculty Showcase Presents
Dr. Garrett Eisler
"America's First Holocaust Drama: We Will Never Die (1943)"
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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Location: Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road (Route 96B) Ithaca, NY.
Cost: Free for IC students, staff and faculty, although registration is required.
To register, go to http://www.ithaca.edu/agingworkshops/facultystaffstudents/ or contact Teri Reinemann at 274-1607 or email@example.com
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Contributed by Jennifer Jolly on 04/14/2015
The Ithaca College Latin American Studies program is hosting a two-day Latin American Studies conference, Friday, April 17th - Saturday, April 18th in the IC Campus Center. MACLAS--the Mid-Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies--will bring 120 Latin Americanists to campus to celebrate this year's conference theme: “Altered States: Cross-disciplinary explorations of tradition and the emergent in Latin America.”
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Contributed by Eleanor Henderson on 04/14/2015
The New Voices Festival brings writers at the beginning stages of burgeoning literary careers to share prose, poetry, and plays with the students and faculty at Ithaca College, and the large and diverse literary community in the city of Ithaca.
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Contributed by Craig Duncan on 04/13/2015
Erin Gardosh (Philosophy/Religion major), David Johnson (Philosophy/Religion major, International Politics minor), Gabriel Lefferts (Anthropology major, Religious Studies minor), and Jennifer Pike (Writing major, Honors minor) all presented papers at an undergraduate conference on Religion and Culture at Syracuse University on March 28, 2015.
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Interested in hearing the first hand story of a Jewish man in the Holocaust? We are the last generation that will be able to do so, so this is something to tell your children about! Come on Wednesday April 15th at 6:30-7:30 in the Business School Room 111, to hear a remarkable survivor story.
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Contributed by Jill Ackerman on 04/13/2015
Please join us as Majors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research for the 2015 Spring Seminar Series
Amy Parker: Contact Binary Stars
Matthew Bellardini: A Summer of SOFIA
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Contributed by Melissa Gattine on 04/10/2015
Mark Kastel, Senior Farm Policy Analyst at The Cornucopia Institute, a farm policy research group based in Wisconsin, will present a talk entitled: Connecting the Dots: Climate Change, Human Health and the Economy — We Can’t Afford Not to Eat Organic Food. The speech will be held in the Park School Auditorium on the Ithaca College campus on April 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Kastel is a nationally recognized expert on food and farm policy. The Cornucopia Institute acts as an organic industry watchdog.
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Environmental Studies & Sciences Department Seniors will present on what was and what might be coming next!
Contributed by Carol Hansen on 04/09/2015
Seniors in the Environmental Studies and Sciences Department participate in a final-semester seminar where they explore their trajectories at Ithaca College and reflect on what in the world comes next. A brief presentation at a catered ENVS Senior Expo event gives each of them a chance to discuss a seminal research project, describe a life-altering experience from their time at IC, or reflect on an environmental issue that is of particular interest.
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Dr. Heather Sheridan-Thomas to Offer Presentation for Faculty Members and Teacher Candidates about New Teacher Certification Examination, the ALST
Contributed by Jeane Copenhaver-Johnson on 04/09/2015
Dr. Heather Sheridan-Thomas will present "Helping Teacher Candidates Understand the Expectations of the Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST)" Monday, April 13th, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in Textor 101. The presentation is intended for any faculty members associated with the preparation of teachers (e.g., professional education faculty and faculty in the arts/sciences) as well as interested teacher candidates from any program area. The ALST is one of several new teacher certification examination for the State of New York.
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Contributed by Dylan Schoch on 04/09/2015
The Department of Chemistry Presents:
The Jean Dreyfus Bossevain Lecturer
Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University, Daniel G. Nocera is widely recognized as a world leader in renewable energy research. His "artificial leaf," a system designed to mimic photosynthesis in plants, was named Time Magazine's Innovation of the Year for 2011.
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CSCRE upcoming talk: Specters of Revolution, Past and Present: Popular Protest and State Violence in Mexico
Contributed by Claire Swensen on 04/09/2015
The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, & Ethnicity (CSCRE) hosts:
Alexander Aviña is an Associate Professor of History at Florida State University. He received his B.A. in History at Saint Mary's College of California and his PhD in Latin American History at the University of Southern California. He recently published his first monograph, Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside, with Oxford University Press. His next major research project explores the links between counterinsurgency, state terror, and the formation of a transnational narcotics economy in 1960s and 70s rural Mexico.
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Dr. John Scott speaks on Collecting Pre-Columbian Art in the mid-20th century, Thursday April 9 at the Handwerker Gallery
Contributed by Jennifer Jolly on 04/06/2015
Please join us at the Handwerker Gallery for a talk by John Scott, professor Emeritus, Florida State University, "Collecting Pre-Columbian Art in the time of the Easbys." The talk accompanies the exhibit, "As They Saw It: The Easby Collection of Pre-Columbian Art," which highlights the art collection assembled by pre-Columbian art scholars Dudley and Elizabeth Easby in the mid-20th century.
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