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FLEFF/CFE OPENING FACULTY RESEARCH FORUM

Monday April 1
3-6 p.m. 
Klingenstein, Campus Center

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April 1-4, the office of Religious and Spiritual Life will host the exhibit, “A Peace of My Mind” (https://apomm.net), a multimedia installation that uses photography and storytelling to engage diverse communities in the big questions of life.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Vito” on Tuesday, April 2, at 6 p.m. in Textor 103. The screening is free and open to the public.

Film student Vito Russo was among the crowd that fought back against the police raid of the Stonewall Inn in 1969. He would go on to become one of the most outspoken and inspiring activists in the LGBT community’s fight for equal rights. His book The Celluloid Closet explored the ways gays and lesbians were portrayed on film. He also traveled to gay film festivals and college campuses with his entertaining and informative lecture/clip show on media representation and homophobia. 

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

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The Ithaca College Department of Journalism presents:

WOMEN MAKING MEDIA
Ni Aqui Ni Alla
(Neither Here Nor There)

Join us for a panel discussion and documentary screening about the challenges of dual identity facing Latinx-Americans.

Sunday, March 31 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.  

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FLEFF Opening Speaker 2019 

Eyes on ICE: Documenting Abuses Against Immigrant Communities.

Monday, April 1

7:15pm

Textor 101

Palika Makam, US Program Coordinator, WITNESS

Diana Rosa, Operations Associate, WITNESS

WITNESS is a NY based organization that 'makes it possible for anyone anywhere to use video and technology to protect and defend human rights.' You can learn more about them here: https://witness.org/

Event is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival with additional support from IC Honors Program and Dept of Sociology.

For more information, contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1312. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

PCIM invites you to a talk by Graeme Joffe, a veteran sports journalist on Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Textor 103. Joffe will talk about sports journalism and the hazards of independent reporting in South Africa.

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The Silent Crisis:  Violence in Indian Country is rampant, starts young, and is chronically untended to.  Survivors say the abuse changes them forever. 

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On April 3, 2019 at 3:00PM in Klingenstein Lounge, Jacqueline Alexander will present the second seminar in a series on How to Succeed in College by Being You, sponsored by the Presidential Seed Grant Initiative (team proposal from Dr. Te-Wen Lo, Tiffany Valentin, and Lynn Cortese). 

Jacqueline graduated in 2018, and is currently employed as a research technician in an evolutionary genetics lab at Georgia Tech while taking a gap year before applying to graduate school. Her seminar will focus on how she navigated college and her initial career steps utilizing strengths of her innate personality and skills as a first generation student of color. 

All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact John Yao at jyao@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-1267. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

 

FLEFF Opening Speaker 2019 

Eyes on ICE: Documenting Abuses Against Immigrant Communities.

Monday, April 1

7:15pm

Textor 101

Palika Makam, US Program Coordinator, WITNESS

Diana Rosa, Operations Associate, WITNESS

WITNESS is a NY based organization that 'makes it possible for anyone anywhere to use video and technology to protect and defend human rights.' You can learn more about them here: https://witness.org/

Event is sponsored by the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival with additional support from IC Honors Program and Dept of Sociology.

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Next week professor Jennifer Lambe from Brown University will be here at IC to talk about her book "Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History." She'll present on Thursday March 28th at 4pm in Textor 103. Please feel free to spread the word.

The event is free and open to the public.

Refreshments will be provided.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Woman on Fire” on Tuesday, March 19, at 6 p.m. in Textor 103. The screening is free and open to the public.

The film tells the story of Brooke Guinan, the first openly transgender firefighter in New York City. A third- generation firefighter, Brooke has a passion for heroism that runs in her blood. When she transitions, it poses a challenge to a macho profession and to her family. Brooke and her boyfriend, an Air Force veteran, realize that having the life they want means being vulnerable in the face of judgment. “Woman on Fire” is a heartfelt portrait of change in the American family and workplace, and a testament to love, courage and loyalty.

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Monday March 25th in Williams 320, Victor Donnay, Professor of Mathematics at Bryn Mawr College, will present: Math Modeling and Education for Sustainability

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Judith Cohen, Chief Acquisitions Curator at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, speaks on Jewish Ghetto Photography during the Second World War. She will talk about how our visualization of the Holocaust largely comes from a Nazi lens, and how the work of Jewish ghetto photographers can expand our vision.

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Charles Mace of Tufts University, MA will present Methods for Blood Preparation and Analysis at the Point-of-Care Using Paper-Based Devices

 

Tuesday, March 19th 12:10 pm in CNS 333
Pizza and Beverages Provided

 

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Wednesday, March 20
6 pm
Park Auditorium

Dannielle Bowman's work focuses on the way that people occupy space and time. Her recent photographic work, titled Here, Now is engaged with ideas around landscape, time and the unknown aspects of personal and cultural histories.

In her Diversity Emerging Artist lecture, Bowman will discuss her current work, older work and everything in between.

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Nightfire Movie Synopsis: Two American agents are hired to retrieve military chips containing top-secret content. Their plan goes awry when anunexpected political prisoner enters the picture.
**Brando started working on Nightfire for his thesis film while a student at IC

Friday, March 22
4pm - 6pm
Park Auditorium
Open to the public

BRANDO BENETTON is a filmmaker and 2015 graduate of the Park School who is currently completing his MFA in Film Production at USC's School of Cinematic Arts.

Since moving from Italy to the US at age 16, he worked as a writer/director for a mainstream stunt show in Movieland Park, one of Italy's largest amusement park. He asserted himself during his undergraduate degree at Ithaca College, for which he directing the award-winning thesis film 'Nightfire', soon to debut on Amazon Prime. In the April 2015 issue, Variety magazine listed him as one of the '110 Students to Watch'. 

Faculty and students from the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

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Workshop: Independent International Film Financing
Williams 323
Thursday, March 21st
3-5pm
open to all students.

Christine Vachon is an Independent Spirit Award-winning producer.
She has been lauded for her career filmmaking with the Producer
Award from the Gotham Independent Film Awards.

She co-founded the impactful independent film and television production
company Killer Films in 1995. Killer’s Oscar-winning films have included Kimberly Peirce’s Boys Don’t Cry
and Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s Still Alice. Its Oscar-nominated films have included Todd
Haynes’ Carol, I’m Not There, and Far from Heaven. 
 

Ms. Vachon is also the director of the MFA program at Stony Brook University.  

In March 2019, the Park School will host its third annual Women in Media Month, in conjunction with International Women's History Month.

Highlighting this initiative is the presentation of the Jessica Savitch Breakthrough award on March 21 to Laura Zelenko, Bloomberg’s senior executive editor for diversity, talent, standards, and training.

Thursday, March 21
7:30pm
Park Auditorium 

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Please join us for a talk titled "Other Ways of Reading in the Middle Ages" delivered by one of IC's newest faculty members. Dr. Becker's scholarship presents new ways of understanding one of the most important periods of human history. 

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