Katalin Lustyik, Associate Professor, (MASS Department,Television-Radio Program) gives an invited presentation at an international workshop entitled "The Transnational History of Children's Media" hosted by the Department for Media, Cognition and Communication at the University of Copenhagen on December 3-5, 2014.
Dr. Lustyik's presentation, focusing on one of her current research projects, is entitled "'Intruders' welcome in Hungary?" Fifty years of children's television in a transnational context."
Patricia Zimmermann, professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, presented a paper entitled “Taking Things Apart: Convening Micropublics in New Media Arts,” at the 20th Annual International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
ISEA is an international symposium for new media scholars, artists, designers, programmers, coders, and innovators.
Mara Alper was selected to present at the 7th World Water Forum in Korea in April 2015, the world’s largest water related event. She will present her talk “Re-Imagining Water,” with an emphasis on water awareness and education to motivate behavioral changes. It will highlight content from her IC courses “The Power of Water” and ‘Water Planet,” and engage international educators and NGOs in discussions about effective water education approaches.
As described on the organization’s website: “The World Water Forum is the largest water-related event in the world. This multi-stakeholder event is attended by world-renowned scholars, international organizations, officials, mayors, parliamentarians, NGOs, research institutions, public and private businesses, and civil society organizations.” Held every three years in a different host country, it features panels, discussions and a Water Expo showcasing solutions to widespread water issues. This year’s theme is “Implementation.”
Water Water Forum website: http://eng.worldwaterforum7.org/introduce/intro.asp
If you will be studying abroad in the winter or spring of 2015 on an affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program, and you have not yet met an adviser in the Office of International Programs (OIP) to go over required Ithaca College paperwork, please be sure to schedule an appointment ASAP. In addition to meeting with an adviser in the OIP, all students going abroad on an affiliated, non-affiliated, or exchange program must attend two study abroad orientations.
Are you looking to do something exciting next summer? Consider one of Ithaca College's summer study abroad programs! During Summer 2015, we will be offering a variety of programs across the globe. Summer study abroad is a great way to expand your horizons and satisfy degree requirements without missing a full semester on campus!