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St Louis, MO - On November 22, Chris Sperry of Project Look Sharp will lead a workshop on Sustainability, Social Justice and Media Literacy at the National Council for Social Studies 93rd annual conference.

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So you want to work in a museum? Join us in Handwerker Gallery on Wednesday, November 13 at noon to find out how to get the job of your dreams.


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Please join us for a talk with Driss Takir, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Department of Physics, Ithaca College

Tuesday November 12 at 12:10 in CNS 206B

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The Classrooms Beyond Borders Initiative, Ithaca College, would like to invite you, your students and friends to our public lecture by actor, director, filmmaker and author Awam Amkpa on Friday, November 15, 4-6pm in Clark Lounge. Born in Nigeria, Professor Amkpa is now associate professor of Drama, Social and Cultural Analysis at Tisch School of Arts and director of the Africana Center at New York University. He will be discussing “Mutating Literacies, Cultural Productions and New Imaginaries in Transborder Transactions.” 

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The previously scheduled talk by Dr. Christopher A. House has been CANCELED.

In its place there will be:

Faculty-Student Workshop
Monday, November 11
Clark Lounge, 7-9 pm

Free and open to the public

The workshop will include members from the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) Discussion Series' Committee.

For more information on the CSCRE Discussion Series, including the list of spring speakers and presentations, please visit:

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Scott Colborne, University of Western Ontario

"Beyond just what you eat: Foraging ecology, sexual selection, and speciation in sunfish (Lepomis spp.)

4:00 p.m.
CNS 112

Part of the Department's Seminar Series.

Everyone is welcome to attend!
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm)
CNS first floor lobby
*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle! 

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Join us for another great Native American Month event!


Native Identity Panel and the Role of Allies (Two Row Wampum Campaign Insights).

Nov. 12 (Tues) Klingenstein Lounge at 7pm


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 Steve Volk, Oberlin College, will present "This is the Story of How We Begin to Remember: Chile, Metaphor, and Memory " on Monday, November 11, at 6pm, in Williams 225.  

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The Gerontology Institute Workshop “Behavioral Interventions for Depression in Cognitively Impaired Elders” will be held on Tuesday, November 19th from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road, Rte. 96B.

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Faculty, Staff, and Students:

One of the goals of Healthy People 2020 is to reduce the number of new cancer cases as well as the illness, disability, and death caused by cancer. Yet, cancer remains a leading cause of death in the United States, second only to heart disease. Several factors are involved in the development of breast cancer occurrence including the exposure to estrogen and estrogen-like substances in our environment. 

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The film Bury My Heart With Tonawanda features a story of the Seneca Nation taking in a young man with Down Syndrome when he was rejected by his own society.

Michael Bastine (Algonquin), author of Iroquois Supernatural will introduce the film at 7pm on Wed. Nov. 6th in Textor 103.

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The Art History Department is hosting a lecture by artist and architect Dennis Maher, entitled "Assembled City Fragments," at 6pm on Tuesday, December 3rd in the Handwerker Gallery.  Maher's visually striking and conceptually intriguing work engages the processes of disassembly and reconstitution through drawing, photography collages and constructions."

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will host a free public showing of the documentary “Key West, City of Colors” on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in Textor 101.

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On Thursday, November 14 at 7pm in Textor 101, nature cartoonist Rosemary Mosco will discuss the challenges and joys of building a career that combines science and art. She'll reflect on the use of comics and other unusual media as tools for science advocacy, and explain how to turn research into an engaging final product that can be found taped to the Dean’s door as well as the grandparents’ fridge. Along the way, she'll share surprising facts about familiar flora and fauna.

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Dr.  Ryan Alaniz will present "Building Community Among strangers: Challenges of Post-Disaster Resettlement in Honduras," on Tuesday November 5, 6pm in Taughgannock Falls Lounge. Over the last twenty years Ryan Alaniz has been working on various development projects in the Global South. 

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From films on lacrosse and Native perspectives on disability to hip hop performances and panels on identity exploration -- we have a little bit of everything!

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6pm - Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Taughannock Falls Room  

"Building Community Among Strangers: Challenges of Resettlement in Honduras"   

"What makes post-disaster development different from other types of community development is not only the tragedy of the situation but also how the disaster event can open minds to new possibilities." -Dr. Alaniz

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Monday, Nov 4 2013// 5:15-6:30 pm, Friends Hall 306, Ithaca College

Felix Muruchi’s personal history as a miner, construction worker, student and union activist, nonprofit organization, political prisoner and later candidate, and most recently indigenous rights lawyer provides an extraordinary lens to grasp Bolivian struggles for social justice. This talk will have translation by Linda Farthing.

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Boston, MA – On November 21, Cyndy Scheibe of Project Look Sharp will present at the National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention. The council is made up of many K-12 teachers and also teachers in education faculty from all over the U.S.

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The Park Center for Independent Media will host a double-feature screening of new documentary films by Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films, followed by a Q&A with Jim Miller '85, a Park School alumnus who is now executive director of Brave New Films. The event, which will include a light buffet dinner, takes place in Park Auditorium on Friday, November 8, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

The documentary films are War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State (released in April) and Unmanned: America's Drone Wars (premiered in October). We'll be among the first audiences to see Unmanned. 

Friday, November 8, 2013, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Park Auditorium, Roy H. Park School of Communications

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