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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present award-winning fiction writer Julia Glass in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. She will read from her new novel And The Dark Sacred Night at 7:30pm on Tuesday, April 7 in Clark Lounge in Campus Center.

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Aaron Munzer and Kara Cusolito, IC graduates and co-owners of Plowbreak Farm in Trumansburg, will give a talk about how you can use your IC degree to run a CSA!  In addition, they will discuss the business/profit side of farming, how to make a career of farming of any kind, and how to start a farm if you're from a non-farming background. 

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“Encountering the International: reflections from conversations within and beyond the U.S."
A presentation by Paulo Chamon, visiting research scholar (in Politics) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

Tuesday, April 7, 6-8pm, BUS 104.

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Barbara Ransby, scholar, author and longtime political activist, is Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Chicago and Director of the campus wide Social Justice Initiative. Barbara Ransby is the author of Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision.

 

Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m.

"Are you a Biographer or a Historian?": Radical Life Narrative Changing 20th Century Historiography"

Phil Lewis Auditorium

 

Tuesday, April 7 @ 4:30 p.m.

"Can History Change the Future? The Struggle Over Public History and the Uses of Memory"

Phil Lewis Auditorium

 

Wednesday, April 8, Africana Center @ 4:30 p.m.

“Conversations: 'Black Lives Matter', Past and Present: Ella Baker's Legacy and the Implications for 21st Activism”

~Join Barbara for an open and informal campus and Ithaca community conversation

 

 

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Please join us as Majors in the department of Physics and Astronomy give talks on their research:

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Actor and philanthropist Geena Davis will serve as this year’s Park Distinguished Visitor. One of Hollywood’s most respected actors, Davis will speak on “Gender Equality in The Modern Media” on March 31 at 8 p.m. in Ford Hall, Whalen School of Music. The lecture is free and open to the public.

NOTE: Limited seating is available. The event will also be live streamed in Textor 102 and online at: http://www.livestream.com/parkmedianetwork. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before the event. Students enrolled in the Media for Social Responsibility course will be seated ahead of time, as this lecture is part of their course hours.

About Geena Davis:

Davis broke ground in her portrayal of the first female President of the United States in ABC’s hit show Commander in Chief, earning the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama. She currently plays Dr. Nicole Herman on Grey's Anatomy.

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 Please join us on Thursday, April 2nd at 4:15 p.m. in the Center for Natural Sciences room 333.    

 

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Ithaca College is hosting the 2015 Conference of MACLAS (Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies) on April 17-18 @ Campus Center. The theme is “Altered States: Cross-disciplinary explorations of tradition and the emergent in Latin America.” There will be many panels on various topics, and a link to the program is below (check out fellow students' and faculty research presentations!)

Students and public welcome to the panels.

http://www.maclas.org/wp-content/uploads/MACLAS-2015-DRAFT-PROGRAM.pdf

 

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Dr. Derek Cabrera will give his presentation "Seeing Systems Thinking" on March 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm in Hill Center Room 104.

The 2015 HPPE speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. This year's topic is "Teaching, Learning, and Diversity in the 21st Century."

For more information or to RSVP for the event, visit the calendar listing found here.

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This talk is sponsored as part of the H & S Dissertation Diversity Fellowship Program and will be given by Ianna Hawkins Owen, a Ph.D. candidate at UC Berkeley in African Diaspora Studies with a designated concentration on Women, gender, and sexuality.  

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Christa Chatfield, SUNY Cortland
"Legionella pneumophila attachment and biofilm formation"

March 26
4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

All are cordially invited to attend.

View other IC Events here.

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Wed. Mar. 25th @ 12-12:50pm, Taughannock Falls Room, 3rd Floor Campus Center

Come engage in art as therapy, relaxation, and self-awareness.

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 The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) has invited Dr. Bruce Hoskins to give a talk entitled “'The Professor' Across Technology: Extending Conversations on Race” as part of the CSCRE discussion series, TECH N' COLOR: Technology, Racism, Resistance.

When: Next Tuesday, March 24, 2015
What time: 7-9pm
Where: Clark Lounge

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Please join us on Tuesday, March 24, from 12:05 1 p.m., in BUS 301, for a research presentation with Visiting Research Scholar, Bulent Oz.

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Please join us on Tuesday, March 24, from 12:05 - 1 p.m., in BUS 301, for a research presentation with Visiting Scholar, Bulent Oz.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
1:30-4:30 p.m.

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 treinemann@ithaca.edu

 

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Kerry Spitze, Manager of Ithaca College’s Academic Advising Center, has been selected to present at the upcoming Region One Conference of NACADA (The Global Community for Academic Advising) in Manchester, New Hampshire. Her presentation will focus on best practices in academic advising, including the use of active listening techniques to facilitate successful outcomes. NACADA’s Region One is comprised of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Quebec, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Eastern Provinces of Canada. Established in 1979, NACADA has a membership of over 11,000 higher education professionals, and a mission that focuses on the theory, research, and practice of academic advising in higher education.

Fiona Gillison, PhD, from the Department of Health at the University of Bath, UK is presenting on “Waste the waist vs Passport to Health: How do we identify the ‘active ingredients’ in different and complex exercise programs?” a comparison of two different community programs designed to promote physical activity to sedentary adults.  The talk is on Thursday March 19th from 12:10 to 1:05 pm in Hill 107 and is free and open to the public.

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The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to present an evening with award-winning poet Li-Young Lee in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He will read from his work at 7:30pm on Wednesday, March 18 in Klingenstein Lounge in Campus Center.

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Ryan DeLany, professional academic advisor in Ithaca College’s Academic Advising Center, has been selected to present at the upcoming Region Two Conference of NACADA (The Global Community for Academic Advising) in Richmond, Virginia. Entitled “Maximizing Efficiency in Transfer Student Advising,” his presentation will focus on Ithaca College’s success in providing structure and support to incoming transfer students. Topics covered will include the credit-bearing Ithaca College Transfer Seminar and the Peer Leader Student Ambassador program. Established in 1979, NACADA has a membership of over 11,000 higher education professionals, and a mission that focuses on the theory, research, and practice of academic advising in higher education.