THURSDAY, APRIL 4
Park Distinguished Visitor Series presents “An Evening with Dan O’Shannon,” executive producer of “Modern Family,” three-time winner of the Emmy Award for Best Comedy; 8 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium, a daylong presentation of works resulting from student-faculty collaborations; 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., Campus Center.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
Faculty recital by the Ithaca Brass, performing music by Brahms and Bernstein and the world premiere of a work by Sally Lamb McCune; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
“Math Fun Day,” a program of puzzles, robotics and other mathematically related projects aimed at building creativity and confidence in mathematics among elementary school–aged students; 10 a.m.–1 p.m., third floor, Williams Hall.
TUESDAY, APRIL 9
“From Nuremberg to The Hague: The Trial of Charles Taylor and Beyond,” a talk by Elise Keppler, senior counsel at Human Rights Watch, on the efficacy of the International Criminal Court and the promise of global justice; 7 p.m., Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.
“Four Views of the Apocalypse: A Panel Discussion on the Idea of the End,” featuring four Ithaca College faculty members discussing thoughts and beliefs about the end of time; 7 p.m., room 111, Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10
“Doomsday Scenarios and the Ancient Maya: At the Crossroads of Culture, Science, and Religion,” a C. P. Snow Lecture Series talk by Anthony Aveni, professor of astronomy and anthropology at Colgate University; 7 p.m., Textor 102.
Guest performance by Opera Noire, an African American opera company directed by Kenneth Overton, performing spirituals and opera favorites, including the finale from “Porgy and Bess”; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
“Grief and Loss When Working with Older People,” an Ithaca College Gerontology Institute workshop by Kay Viggiani, M.S., R.N.; 2–4:30 p.m., Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road. Preregistration is required and there is a fee; visit www.ithaca.edu/agingworkshops or call (607) 274-1607.
“First Person, Twice Removed,” featuring the work of Ithaca artists Claire Lesemann, Jessica Warner and Melissa Zarem; runs through April 12, Handwerker Gallery. The gallery is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon–5 p.m.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE