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Dacia Maraini, a world-renowned novelist, journalist, playwright and activist, will give a lecture entitled "Saints and Rebels: Portraits of Women in History" at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Handwerker Gallery. Maraini will talk about the representation of women in her plays and novels.

The lecture will be followed, at 6:00 p.m., also at the Handwerker Gallery, by the dramatic reading of Dacia Maraini's play, Charlotte Corday, translated by Marella Feltrin-Morris and adapted by Emily Jackson.

 

 

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ENVS Assistant Professor Paula Turkon , who holds a PhD in Anthropology from Arizona State University and has done extensive field research in Mexico and the American Southwest,  will be presenting a lecture and teaching demonstration on Thursday 27 February from 12:10 to 1:00 pm in CNS 112. Her teaching/research interests lie with ethnobotany and prehistoric human-environment relationships described through food and agriculture. She has used tree-ring analysis to examine the relationship between climate change and the collapse of a major archaeological site in Mesoamerica.

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Please join Ithaca College's Latin American Studies Program for two events with our guest Dr. Andreas Hernandez of Marymount Manhattan College.  Both events on Thursday, February 27th are open to the public.

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Joseph Thompson
Franklin & Marshall College

The consequences of shape: Non-uniform muscle dynamics in hollow, cylindrical muscular organs

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

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Ithaca College will host a talk by William A. Jacobson, a clinical professor of law and director of the Securities Law Clinic at the Cornell University Law School, on “The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom.” His presentation, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.

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Please join us as Jeff Porzio, '14, gives a talk entitled: Characterization of Thick and Large Area YBCO Films Through Response Surface Methods

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Lucia McBee on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall for a presentation entitled, Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A Model for Health Care Workers and Caregivers.

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Kristen Van Hooreweghe, who holds a Master’s in Environmental Sociology from the University of Tennessee, and a PhD in Sociology from the City University of New York, will be presenting a lecture and teaching demonstration on Monday 24 February from 12:10 to 1:00 pm in Williams 225. Her teaching/research interests center on environmental sociology and the use of ethnographic tools to research human-nature relationships.

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Lucia McBee on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall for a presentation entitled, Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A Model for Health Care Workers and Caregivers.

 

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After the American Studies Association (ASA) declared its support in December for an international boycott of Israeli academic institutions, President Tom Rochon and other academic executives across the country hastened to condemn the ASA's action and the boycott.

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On Saturday, March 8 the Cortland Educator’s Conference will work in collaboration with Ithaca College’s media literacy initiative, Project Look Sharp on a daylong conference. 

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Shaunna Barnhart, who holds a Master’s in Natural Resources and Environmental Science from the University of Illinois and a PhD in Geography from Pennsylvania State University, will be presenting a lecture and teaching demonstration on Thursday 20 February from 12:10 to 1:00 pm in CNS 112. Her teaching/research interests center on political ecology and nature-society relations, and she has worked with community forest groups in Nepal.

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At 7:30 pm, in Klingenstein Lounge, Lev Raphael will speak on “The Burden of Inherited History: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World His Parents Escaped.” At noon, in the Handwerker Galley, Lev Raphael will read from his work, My Germany: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World His Parents Escaped.

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Join the School of Business in welcoming alumnus Norm Jordan '82, on Thursday, February 20th, in BUS 111 from 6:00-7:00pm, for a special discussion.  

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Labor, Create: Producing and Conserving the Artistic and Vernacular in Marfa, Texas

Presentation by Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow Josh Franco

Tuesday Feb. 18th at 12p.m.

Handwerker Gallery

 

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Lauren LaFauci, who holds a PhD in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, will be presenting a lecture and teaching demonstration on Thursday 13 February from 12:10 to 1:00 pm in CNS 112. Her teaching interests center on nature writing in North American (European contact to present), and on women's and African-American environmental literature.

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Lucia McBee on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall for a presentation entitled, Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A Model for Health Care Workers and Caregivers.

 

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 Ithaca College will host a talk by Eric Cheyfitz, the Ernest I. White Professor of American Studies and Humane Letters at Cornell University, on “Academic Freedom and the American Studies Association Academic Boycott of Israel.” His presentation, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall.

 

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin” on Wednesday, Feb. 12, in observance of Black History Month. The showing is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Textor 103, and it is free and open to the public.

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Physics Spring Seminar Series:

Join us as Amlan Biswas of Florida University gives a talk entitled:

Dielectrophoretic Behavior in Electronically Phase Separated Manganite Thin Films

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