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Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, Arzu Karaduman presented her paper, "Listen To Sleep to Dream on Cinema," at the XXIV International Film Studies Conference in Rome, Italy on November 22, 2018. This paper examined how an EarFilm with no visual content, To Sleep to Dream, creates an immersive visual spectacle through its soundtrack combining spatial audio, dramatic storytelling, and music.

Still Seeking Proctors For Final Exam Week.

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Rachel Paparone's article "A(r)cadie heureuse? Space, Place, and Engaged Pastoral in Zachary Richard's Feu" appears in the current issue of Studies in 20th and 21st Century Literature. 

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Rachel Paparone (Assistant Professor of French) has co-edited a focus section for Studies in 20th and 21st Century Literature (New Prairie Press). 

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 All are welcome to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Mass will be celebrated on Sat. Dec. 8 at 4 PM in Muller Chapel. 

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Image Text MFA and Writing Department professor Catherine Taylor has a new essay on aging, dance, vitality, and collective action up at believermag.com. The essay is based on research done during her sabbatical leave and includes video clips and photos.

 Dr. Janet Galvan, Director of Choral Activities, was Artist in Residence at Punahou School in October. 

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Please join us for the final Provost’s Colloquium of the Fall Semester.   It is a fine opportunity to hear great ideas from engaged and engaging scholars and to participate in an evening of our community’s shared intellectual life.

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Student Affairs and Campus Life would like to invite the campus community to join us on December 12 from 2-3:30 in Clark Lounge for this important webinar.

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We are fortunate to live in an area that embodies an inviting sense of community. It is with this sense of community that Ithaca College kicks off our annual United Way Campaign. In keeping with the United Way mission of “improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities,” our goal this year is $32,000! These contributions will help improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing our community with a wide breadth of support opportunities. As community members, we all see the impact when we pull together to support the needs of our local community whether it be in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County or in other surrounding counties where we reside. Here is our chance to help.

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Jake Brenner (ENVS) co-authored a paper in Environmental Research Letters (open access) that documents the emergence of agricultural frontiers based on cannabis production. This is the most recent in a series of publications on the environmental impacts of the recent cannabis boom in northern California.   

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Items left over from the mobile food pantry:

  • Canned chicken, instant mashed potatoes, tomato sauce, fruit cocktail, canned vegetables, pasta, bread, rolls, ketchup, plain greek yogurt, orange juice, sour cream 

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Celebrate the accomplishments of our December 2018 graduates at a dessert reception on Saturday, December 15, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Emerson Suites of Phillips Hall.

Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our graduates along with their families and friends.  As part of the reception, a short program will begin at 2:30 p.m. which will include a welcome by President Shirley M. Collado; remarks by Vice President of the Senior Class, Olivia Corlett; an address by Dr. Steven Novakovic, Instructor of Finance and International Business, who was selected by our graduating students to speak; and concluding remarks by Erin M. DeMarco '01, a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.  We hope you can join us for this celebration.

Dorreen Hettich-Atkins, Co-chair, Commencement Committee

David Prunty, Co-chair, Commencement Committee

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If you have missed the opportunity to submit an SLI proposal, here is your chance to try again during block 3 sign-ups!

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NexGen EAP is your confidential EAP and Work/Life benefit provided by your employer at no cost to you. You and your eligible family members can trust the NexGen EAP services to address your total wellbeing, from assistance with everyday work and family issues to more challenging personal concerns.

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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Screen Studies, Sueyoung Park-Primiano, presented her paper, "Diasporic and Dialogic Articulations in Ana Lily Amirpour's A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," at the Literature/Film Association Conference in New Orleans on November 30, 2018. In this paper, A Girl is examined through the lens of Foucault's heterotopia and Bakhtin's chronotope to map out Amirpour's diasporic configurations of space (hybrid, transnational, urban), genre (horror, western, musical), and identity (sexual, ethnic, class). 

The Spring semester will be here before we know it! To plan ahead, below is information for students, staff, and faculty who may be considering break housing and early arrival options for the Spring 2019 semester.

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This is a friendly reminder to students living on campus that all Residence Halls, except for the Circle Apartments and the Garden Apartments, will close for Winter Break at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2018.

All Residence Halls begin offering a break housing option to residents who lived on campus Fall 2018 in their fall assignment, beginning January 2, 2019. All Residence Halls will officially re-open at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, January 19, 2019.

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The Los Angeles Animation Festival invited by special invitation Assistant Professor, Chrissy Guest, to screen her new film. The Women of Titmouse Animation is a short documentary film that explores the employment and educational challenges women confront in their pursuit of animation careers. The film was screened on November 30th during the festival’s kickoff party with funds from the evening benefitting Women in Animation. Guest’s film was the only live action film of its kind at the festival. This marks the 11th year for the Los Angeles Animation Festival.

Kathleen Mulligan (Theatre Arts) and husband David Studwell were selected to present one of six plenary talks at the Annual Fulbright Association Conference in Puebla Mexico November 1-4.

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