Ithaca College Calendar of Events for September 8 - 14
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
Rod Serling Conference keynote address by Emmy Award winner Bill D’Elia ’69, a former Serling student who has produced such television series as “Boston Legal” and directed episodes of “GLEE” and “Grey’s Anatomy”; 8 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium.
“Liszt the Pedagogue,” a Liszt Festival guest lecture by Christopher Gibbs of Bard College; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
“Liszt the Pedagogue,” a Liszt Festival concert featuring Jennifer Hayghe performing the composer’s B minor sonata, followed by Charis Dimaras’s performance of the B minor sonata by Liszt's compositional student, Julius Reubke; 8:15 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
Discussion of the winning scripts and themes from the Rod Serling Scriptwriting Contest, coordinated by author Nick Sagan, whose screen credits include episodes of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “Star Trek: Voyager”; 5 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
Faculty recital by jazz pianist John Stetch, playing solo improvisations; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Rod Serling Conference “Twilight Zone” marathon, featuring screenings of episodes along with DVD extras and outtakes; 8 p.m.–midnight, Park Hall Auditorium.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
“Journalism after 9/11: 10 Years Later,” a talk by Hagit Limor, investigative reporter at WCPO-TV and national president of the Society of Professional Journalists; 7 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium.
Service to honor firefighters and police officers who lost their lives responding to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, with remarks by Ithaca College President Tom Rochon, Cornell University President David Skorton and Tompkins Cortland Community College President Carl Haynes and others; 8:30 a.m., Ithaca Fire Department, 201 W. Green St.
Interfaith service and rededication of the Peace Pole in remembrance of the members of the Ithaca College community who were killed during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001; 3 p.m., Muller Chapel Pond.
A faculty recital by flutist Wendy Herbener Mehne, with pianist Diane Birr, performing “Play Me A Story,” a flute repertoire inspired by literature; music by Franz Schubert, Carl Reinecke, and Katherine Hoover; 4 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
Faculty recital by double bassist Nicholas Walker, with pianist Carolyn Grossmann, bassist Heather Miller Lardin and drummer Greg Evans, playing music by Bach, Walker, Piazzolla and Wilson; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
“War and Peace: Fresh Thinking for New Times,” a presentation by the Rev. Drew Christiansen, SJ, editor in chief of the national Jesuit magazine “America”; 7 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
“Sept. 11, 2001: Looking Back” and “September 11: A Day in the Heart of Latin America,” a panel discussion by Juan Arroyo and Patricia Rodriguez of the Department of Politics, 7 p.m., Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall.
Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity discussion series showing of the documentary “I Am a Man: Black Masculinity in America,” with filmmaker Byron Hurt; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.