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All relationships and endeavors are based in conversation. If differences are to be made, conversations are how those changes will come about.  Typically, conversations are monologues occurring simultaneously. Every second we are flooded with personal biases and opinions; how are we supposed to engage in interactions with an open and curious mind? And how do we do it expeditiously?  These are good questions, especially in these times of volatility, uncertainty, and complexity.

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Friday, May 1, 9-10AM

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 Eric Machan Howd (H&S Class of 1990 and Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing) recently placed two of his poems in Europe.

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A virtual tour of the Census! Haven't looked at this year's Census yet? Wonderting how to translate your LGBTQ family and life into the questions and answers? No worries. Our Census Tour Guides will walk you through it. Virtually.

As we go question by question, we'll share important highlights and information for LGBTQ people to consider as you fill yours out.

Space is limited so please RSVP if you’re able to attend. Each tours will be 20 -30 minutes:Sponsored by the National LGBTQ Task Force.

April 29, 10 am Eastern Time and 4 pm Eastern Time

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Steven Hess, a Rochester resident, and Holocaust educator will share his personal story of survival today, Wednesday, April 29th at 7:30 PM Eastern Time over Zoom.

To RSVP see the page here

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Steven Hess, a Rochester resident, and Holocaust educator will share his personal story of survival today, Wednesday, April 29th at 7:30 PM Eastern Time over Zoom.

To RSVP see the page here

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Please join us for short presentations and performances at 5PM each day. The Zoom link is available in the Fine Artists at Five forum of the Keep Teaching Sakai site. Artists today through Friday include:

Kathleen Mulligan, Norman Johnson, and Razan Abu Ismail Wednesday, April 29

Cory Brown, Thursday, April 30

Christin Schillinger, May 1

Fine Artists at Five is hosted by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

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Honors Program Rapid Response Salon on COVID-19: Crisis, Elections, Muckraking 

Friday May 1, 2020  11 AM in Eastern Standard Time (US and Canada)

REGISTER HERE: https://ithaca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IOnK_CqpTrukgJ_K2vPOXQ

Speakers:

Dr. Thomas Shevory, Professor, Politics and Codirector, Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival  
Rodrigo Brandao ’01, Director of Communications, The Intercept
Dr. Zillah Eisenstein, Professor Emeritus, Politics, writer, activist

Moderated by Raza Ahmed Rumi, Director of the Park Center for Independent Media

In partnership with the Ithaca College Honors program, join our faculty and alumni experts in our latest Rapid Response Salon conversation that focuses on crisis, elections, and muckraking around the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear their insights in an engaging live format meant to provide expert commentary.

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Abby Hauptman and Desiree Tolchin's script, "Friday Film Five" was selected as one of five finalist films that were funded and produced for the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films competition.

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Note this message is posted on behalf of the Information Technology Service Desk 

During the week of April 27 faculty members will receive an email with a link to a survey titled “Rapid Transition to Remote Teaching.” 

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Jessica Ford, a 2015 graduate of the Exercise and Sport Sciences Masters Program published her master's thesis work: 'Pouring everything that you are': Musicians experiences of optimal performances, in the British Journal of Music Education. 

The purpose of Ford's thesis was to examine the flow state experiences of musicians' during their optimal experiences and to expand the understanding of flow states beyond sport literature. The article is available here: www.cambridge.org/core/journals/british-journal-of-music-education/article/pouring-everything-that-you-are-musicians-experiences-of-optimal-performances/B05DCC2957B04EC5B03652F3F219EBD7

She completed this work under the guidance of Justine Vosloo, PhD, CMPC, Associate Professor in the Dept of ESAT in 2015, and Monna Arvinen-Barrow, PhD., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, was a co-author on the manuscript.

 

 

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Nick Kowalczyk (Writing) has published a new essay in LitHub.

Titled  “Turning the Story of a Family Inside Out,” it’s about Kowalczyk sneaking into the house of his biological father after learning the truth of his parentage. 

https://lithub.com/turning-the-story-of-a-family-inside-out/

Cynthia Henderson, Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, was recently interviewed for two podcasts about her pedagogical approach to teaching  acting and fusing that training with aspects of theater of the oppressed. They were very interested in hearing about her work with her program Performing Arts for Social Change. The podcast "Dear Multi-Hyphenate," hosted by BFA Musical Theatre Alum Michael Kushner, will air on May 4th. The podcast called "Flipping the Script" aired on Saturday, April 25th and the link to listen is below.

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Please join us for short presentations and performances at 5PM each day. The Zoom link is available in the Fine Artists at Five forum of the Keep Teaching Sakai site. This week’s artists include:

Pablo Cohen, Monday April 27

Jennifer Tennant, Tuesday, April 28

Kathleen Mulligan and Norman Johnson, Wednesday, April 29

Cory Brown, Thursday, April 30

Christin Schillinger, May 1

Fine Artists at Five is hosted by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

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Please join President Collado and members of the senior leadership team for a virtual All-Faculty-and-Staff Gathering on Tuesday, April 28, from 12:10 – 1:05 p.m. This gathering is for faculty and staff only, to provide space to engage in a transparent and open dialogue with one another and with college leadership around issues that are specific to our work.

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The Women’s Mentoring Network invites you to join the Spring 2020 Coffee Conversation Series, with topics selected and hosted by women across campus. Additional topics will be added later in the semester… stay tuned for more details.

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The Women’s Mentoring Network invites you to remotely join the Spring 2020 Coffee Conversation Series, with topics selected and hosted by women across campus.

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A friendly reminder to faculty: Instructional Development Fund proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, April 15.

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For support with your transition to remote teaching, please join one or all of the following webinars offered via Zoom.

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Each weekday starting Monday, March 30, the Center for Faculty Excellence will host brief performances and talks by faculty artists—musicians, painters, poets, dancers, writers, photographers, filmmakers, and more. 

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