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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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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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All are welcome to join the presentation:

“Using student learning data to inspire instructional changes”

November 15
4 pm
CNS 112

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Adam Capoferri (´13) of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will present “Achieving an HIV Cure: Getting Past an N=1”

Tuesday, November 13th 12:10 pm in CNS 333
Pizza and Beverages Provided

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Please join Nanibah Chacon (Diné and Xicana), a muralist and community engaged public works artist as she talks about her current work based upon the insertion of indigenous presence into the colonized urban landscape.  She will use imagery to provoke questions connecting us to landscape, traditions, and people.

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The Park Center for Independent Media is organizing a public forum on November 12 at 4-5:30pm in Textor 103. IC Faculty members – Tom Shevory (Politics), Carlos Figueroa (Politics) and Allison Frisch (Journalism) will interpret the election results highlighting the key issues that were raised during the political campaigns across different states.

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Corrine Yap, graduate student at Rutgers University will perform her one-woman play, "Uniform Convergence" in Williams 225 on Nov 12 from 4-5.

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Kevin is an Award-Winning Global Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Documentary Filmmaker, and Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Advocate.

Kevin is also one of only thirty-six (less than 1%) to survive jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge and he is the only Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor who is actively spreading the message of living mentally healthy around the globe.

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John Sprague of Bowling Green State University, Ohio will present Impact of functional group modifications to designer phenethylamines and opioids on the legal and functional effects of drugs of abuse at the Biochemistry Biannual Seminar.

The Biochemistry Biannual Seminar is a special seminar series highlighting work at the intersection of Chemistry and Biology.

Monday, November 5th 5:00 pm in CNS 333
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What's it like being out in the workplace? How can LGBTQ people be truly authentic at work? In the cozy setting of the LGBT Resource Room, IC alumn and Park Distinguished Professional in Residence Gillian Wenzel will share their experiences and tips on LGBTQ folks successfully navigating the world of work! Thursday November 8, 12 noon. Refreshments will be available.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Join Project Look Sharp's Manager of PD and Promotions, Kelsey Greene, along with professionals from around the world, to discuss the ways in which devices are impacting our in-person communication.

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The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show the documentary “Reel in the Closet” on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The 6 p.m. screening in Textor 103 is free and open to the public.

“Reel in the Closet” tells the story of a film tech who discovers the real lives of queer people in the past by restoring hundreds of never-before-seen home movies dating back to the 1930s. It is a fascinating, intimate survey of lives lived within and also outside the pages of history, and a reminder that LGBT people lived full lives, even as society ignored, persecuted and discriminated against them. But time is running out to save what’s left before the films are destroyed by unknowing or unaccepting families of those who made them.

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