James J. Whalen Academic Symposium

21st Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium 

        April 12, 2018

The 21st Annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium is a celebration of student research, scholarship, and creativity featuring oral presentations, poster presentations, and creative works by students from all academic disciplines (graduate and undergraduate.)

Interested in Participating?

Students and Faculty:

Submit the Online Submission Form 

Online submission deadline is March 5, 2018

  • Once the form(s) is/are submitted, an e-mail confirming the submission will be sent to the presenters and the faculty sponsor.

Why Participate?

  • Develop your presentation skills.
  • Include your presentation on your resume and graduate application.
  • Showcase your research from this or a previous semester.
  • Win a gift certificate to the Ithaca College Bookstore if yours is an award-winning presentation.

Submissions will be accepted for presentations, posters, and creative works. Please note that creative works include:

Live Performance (Dance, Theatre, Music, Etc.):

Solo Performances
Chamber Ensembles
Original Compositions  
Original Monologue Or Scene Performances
Analysis And Performance Of A Scene Or Monologue
Solo Dance Performances
Original Dance Ensemble Performance

Works Of Visual And Media Art:

Costume And Set Design

Student Accessibility for the Whalen Symposium - pre-events and day of 

  • The Whalen Symposium Steering Committee encourages students who have qualifying disabilities to contact Rumit Singh Kakar or Kimberly Wilkinson, Co-Chairs of the Committee at whalen@ithaca.edu at least one week in advance of any Information Session or other pre-Whalen event to ensure timely arrangements can be made for any necessary accommodations.
  • For accommodations at the Symposium itself, please make contact at least two weeks in advance to ensure necessary accommodations can be made.

Have more questions? Go to our FAQs page for additional information.