Multicultural Affairs

Cultural Theme Month Celebrations

Each year, Ithaca Colleges celebrates cultural diversity through our Cultural Theme Month celebrations.  Through the collaborative efforts of Multicultural Affairs, departments such as the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, & Ethnicity and the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, and Services, and student organizations like the African Latino Society, Asian American Alliance, IC Natives, and PODER, programs and events present various opportunities to learn, educate, experience, and appreciate different aspects of different cultures. Programs have included lectures, Identity discussion panels, film screenings, cultural arts presentations, and more. 

 

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Native American Affinity Month 2014 Events:

 

Body Modification and Tattooing of the Northeast Woodland Indians

Presented By Michael Galban, Public Historian at the Ganondagan State Historic Site

Wednesday, November 5

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Handwerker Gallery

*Will count for SLI credit*

 

Native American People, "Indian" Mascots, the Business of Sports.

Presented by Dr. Michael Taylor, Lecturer in Anthropology at Ithaca College

Thursday, November 6

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Taughannock Falls Room

*Will count for SLI Credit*

 

Native American Month Panel Presentation

Various Presenters Who Identify as Indigenous

Thursday, November 13

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Textor 103

 

Re-Thinking Thanksgiving: A Native American Perspective on the Thanksgiving Holiday

Perry Ground, Native American Storyteller

Tuesday, November 18

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Textor 103

*Refreshments will be served*

 

Native American Student Association Presents: The Allegany River Dancers

Allegany River Dancers

Thursday, November 20

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Emerson Suites A & B

*Refreshments will be served*


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact OSEMA at multicultural@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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Latino Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)
Start the year off by celebrating Latin culture. Through our programs and events, we hope that people get a better understanding, respect and appreciation of how people of Latin descent and Latin culture affect and contribute to the American culture, and show pride and respect in their own culture.

Native American Month (November)
Ithaca College celebrates the rich history and cultures of the natives of our land. Our campus comes together for several events, lectures and other programs to commemorate the influence native cultures have had on our lives and the history of our country.

 

Black History Month (February)
Join the Ithaca College community as we celebrate and remember the struggle and triumphs of Black people throughout history. Come learn about this diverse community and honor its heroes. Our programs aim to help bring an understanding to this history and what it means for all of us even today.

 

Focus Asia Month (April)
Help us take time to recognize the achievements and celebrate the history and richness of the Asian culture. This month is packed with spectacular programs and events to showcase many different aspect of Asian culture and educate us all on issues of current Asian culture pertinent to our society today.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations for all events sponsored out of OSEMA's Multicultural Affairs should contact us at multicultural@ithaca.edu.  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.