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Lectures and Presentations

The Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Joel Simon will deliver a talk on the state of media freedom in the United States and across the globe on Wednesday, December 12th at 5:30 pm in Textor 101.

Upholding freedom of expression and the rights of journalists is essential at a time when reporters are being murdered and imprisoned in record numbers; when misinformation and disinformation are proliferating online; and when a new generation of autocratic leaders is seeking to suppress criticism and dissent.

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Crystal Peebles, Timothy Johnson, and Sara Haefeli will present on Caroline Shaw's Partita for 8 Voices at Forest Home Chapel on Thursday, December 13, 7:00-8:30pm. The event is free and open to the public. 

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Tuesday, December 18th 2018

1:30pm-3pm

CNS 112

Join both sections of STCM 45000 Critical Issues to observe and discuss the work that nine groups of students have completed over the course of the semester. Each group selected a major issue facing today's society to analyze, evaluate, and eventually develop a design to remedy. 

 

 Wednesday, December 12.   6 - 8 pm Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center

Come join the students of HLTH 20200 Food and Society for a panel discussion and Q & A with local farmers and food system experts – 6 p.m to 7 p.m.

Followed by student poster presentations of their research on food system problems and solutions – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Guest panelists:

Donn Hewes and Maryrose Livingston – Northland Sheep Dairy, Marathon  NY

Elizabeth Gabriel, Director – Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, Ithaca NY

Heather Sanders – The Piggery, Ithaca NY

Kara Cusolito and Aaron Munzer – Plowbreak Farm, Burdett NY

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Julia Lapp at jlapp@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3943. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Want to learn about African Diaspora and Asian American communities and histories?  All are welcome to join students as they showcase their final creative projects for Introduction to African Diaspora Studies and Introduction to Asian American Studies.  

We hope to educate the campus community about issues important to African Diaspora and Asian American communities in order to create space for conversations about diversity, community, and coalition building.

Please note that this is a two-day event in two separate locations as follows:

Day 1 is Wednesday, 12/12/18, in the Ithaca Falls Room

Day 2 is Thursday, 12/13/18, in Clark Lounge

 

 

All are welcome to learn about the research happening this semester.

Student presentations begin at 4 pm each day in CNS 112.

December 12 & 13.

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Come learn about Student research in the Biochemistry Program!

Tuesday 12/11 at 4 pm

in CNS 112

Refreshments will be served at 3:45 PM

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Wednesday, December 12.   6 - 8 pm Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center

Come join the students of HLTH 20200 Food and Society for a panel discussion and Q & A with local farmers and food system experts – 6 p.m to 7 p.m.

Followed by student poster presentations of their research on food system problems and solutions – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Guest panelists:

Donn Hewes and Maryrose Livingston – Northland Sheep Dairy, Marathon  NY

Elizabeth Gabriel, Director – Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming, Ithaca NY

Heather Sanders – The Piggery, Ithaca NY

Kara Cusolito and Aaron Munzer – Plowbreak Farm, Burdett NY

Anu Rangarajan, Cornell Small Farms Program

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The “Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen” series will present a free public showing of the documentary “Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS” on Wednesday, Dec. 5th. The screening will take place at 6 p.m. in Textor 103.

The film explores how women at the forefront of the global AIDS movement shaped grassroots groups like ACT-UP in the U.S. and played essential roles in HIV prevention and treatment throughout sub-Saharan Africa, and the unaddressed dynamics that keep women around the world at risk of HIV. The screening is in observance of World AIDS Day.

The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series is sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Education, Outreach, and Services. For more information, visit ithaca.edu/lgbt

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Join the Chemistry Department and celebrate the current student research at the Chemistry Department Poster Session!

 

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WHERE THE GUNS GO: U.S. Policy and Human Rights in Mexico.

Film and Discussion on Human Rights Day

DEC 10th, 2018 6:00-7:30 pm TEXTOR 101

Open to the Public; everyone welcome.

An in-depth documentary on U.S. arms transfers to Mexico in a context of deepened corruption and human rights violations. The so-called Drug War serves make legal the killing and repression of people: the United States provides the weapons, while Mexico provides the people killed and disappeared, including in Ayotzinapa. This documentary brings together the testimonies of human rights activists, journalists, and people in Mexico directly affected by the violence carried by both government forces and organized crime in Mexico, with U.S. support.

Discussion to follow the 26 min. film; Daniela Rivero (IC ’21) and Prof. Ute Ritz-Deutch (SUNY-Cortland; TC3; Amnesty International- Local Group 73) will lead discussion about Human Rights and arms transfers to Mexico.

Sponsored by Politics Dept. and Latin American Studies at Ithaca College; and by the T.C. Immigrant Rights Coalition.

 

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Support first-year students in the ICSM program by attending the Second Annual Ithaca Seminar Symposium between Noon and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Emerson Suites. Nearly 400 students will present traditional poster sessions, give individual readings, and share group/individual presentations.

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Join us for an evening with Sara Bawany, a social worker and a poet with a passion for bringing some of the most-taboo issues in South Asian and Muslim communities to light.  

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Join the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life for a conversation with Dr. Gregory Cuéllar and Nohemi Cuéllar, founders of Arte de Lágrimas: Refugee Artwork Project.

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Please join us in welcoming Dr. Martineau as he shares his exploration of how indigenous resistances to colonialism and neoliberal capitalism have changed under globalization.  His research pursues new pathways in indigenous resurgence through the creative arts.

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For the 2018 Day With(out) ArtVisual AIDS presents Alternate Endings, Activist Risings which will be shown as a looping video presentation on Friday Nov 30 from 1 - 3 pm, in the LGBT Resource Room. This hour-long video program will be screened internationally today and tomorrow at museums, art institutions, schools and AIDS organizations.

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS highlights the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy today by commissioning compelling short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives—ACT UP NY, Positive Women’s Network, Sero Project, The SPOT, Tacoma Action Collective, and VOCAL NY.

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Michael P. Hoffmann, Cornell University

November 29

"Climate Change: It’s time to raise your voices!"

4:00 pm
CNS 112

All are welcome.

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Are you exploring external research positions for summer? Chemistry & Biochemistry students will present on their summer research experiences across the country. Come learn about their exciting external research, their application process, and their experiences at other institutions. 

 

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Please join us!

Tuesday November 27th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Handwerker Gallery

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Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band’s landmark 1969 album Trout Mask Replica surely is one of the strangest rock albums ever released, notable for its off-putting combination of harmonic dissonance, out-of-synch counterpoint, abrupt changes of texture, surreal lyrics, and an obstinate avoidance of many of rock’s standard style markers. The album’s most original contribution, however, is its use of forms usually associated with mid-twentieth century modernist composers such as Stravinsky, Stockhausen, and Ligeti. In employing these types of forms instead of conventional verse-chorus form Beefheart plays with the listener’s sense of time in ways that are uncommon in rock, reinforced by producer Frank Zappa’s unorthodox recording techniques.

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