THURSDAY, SEPT. 15
LatinX Heritage Month kickoff event with the founders of the PODER, an organization whose purpose is to unite students of Hispanic/Latino descent at Ithaca College, returning to engage with current students in a dialogue about the importance of self-care; 7 p.m., Klingenstien Lounge, Egbert Hall.
“Rights of the Accused: Fact or Fiction? An In Depth Look at Constitutional Protections of Criminal Defendants,” a Constitution Day panel discussion featuring a defense attorney, a prosecutor and a journalist who covered the trial of the defendant portrayed in Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” documentary series; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16
Faculty voice recital by soprano Patrice Pastore, singing works by Poulenc, Scarlatti and Bauld; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17
Jazz Ensemble Children’s Concert, directed by Greg Evans; 10 a.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
Concert by the Mellits Consort, an ensemble consisting of amplified violin, cello and marimba; electric guitar; and keyboard, dedicated to the music of post-minimalist composer Marc Mellits; 8:15 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18
“Banding Together,” the annual Founder’s Day Concert in the Park, featuring the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble performing works that celebrate and cultivate community; 2 p.m., DeWitt Park (rain location: Ford Hall, Whalen Center).
Guest tuba recital by Carol Jantsch, with tubist Justin Benavidez and pianist Michael Djupstrum, performing works by Faure, Berlioz and Saint-Saens; 7 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
MONDAY, SEPT. 19
“A Night at the Opera,” an After Dinner Mint recital featuring voice and instrumental faculty members performing works from some of the world’s greatest operas; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Distinguished Visiting Writers Series reading by Ada Limón, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, followed by a Q&A and book signing; 7:30 p.m., Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.
“The Importance of Self-Care among Afro-Latinas,” a LatinX Heritage Month presentation by Janel Martinez, cofounder of 2020Shift, a social enterprise designed to educate minority millennials on careers in digital media and technology; 7 p.m., Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20
“Women on the Front Lines of Climate Change: Fossil Fuels as a Feminist Issue,” a talk by biologist, author and activist Sandra Steingraber, Ithaca College Distinguished Scholar in Residence; 7 p.m., Textor 101.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.