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Opening Research Forum 4/9


20th Anniversary of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival


Fourth FLEFF/CFE Festival Opening Research Forum

Monday April 9, 2018

3-6:30 p.m.

Klingenstein Lounge

Format is for each of the panelists to present an aspect of their research or scholarship in a lightning round format of 3-4 minutes. In the time remaining in each panel, questions, comments, provocations, and curiosities will be invited from the audience. 


3:00-3:50 PM. Panel 1: Geographies of Imperialism, Anti-coloniality, and Lands

Moderated by Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, Politics

Jonathan Ablard, History

Jason Freitag, History

Sue-je Gage, Anthropology

Kathleen Mulligan,Theater Arts

Patricia Rodriguez, Politics

Iokepa Salazar, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity


4:00-4:50 PM. Panel 2: Geographies of Locations and Dislocations

Moderated by Deborah Rifkin, Music Theory, History, and Composition

Sara Haefeli, Music Theory, History and Composition

Nicole Horsley, Women’s and Gender Studies

Jen Huemmer, Strategic Communications

Jennifer Jolly, Art History

Raul Palma, Writing

Saviana Stanescu, Theater Arts


5:00-5:50 PM. Panel 3: Geographies of Nowheres and Elsewheres

Moderated by Pearl Ponce, History

Lauren Britton, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies

Mirit Hadar, Modern Languages and Literatures

Jenna Heffron, Occupational Therapy

Sueyoung Park-Priminiano, Screen Studies

Matt Rodgers, Management

Jennifer Tennant, Economics

Andrew Thompson, Sociology

Refreshments from 5:50-6:30 PM


The event is open to students, faculty, and the public. Refreshments provided. 

This forum is supported by the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, the Center for Faculty Excellence, the Roy H. Park School of Communication, the Park Foundation, and Ithaca College.

Organizers: Wade Pickren and Patricia R.  Zimmerman