The film festival, part of Latinx Heritage Month, began Sept. 20 and runs until Oct. 15, showing 11 films at local venues.
The Handwerker Gallery’s first exhibit of the 2016–17 academic year, “Sun Flare,” which opened Aug. 31 and will remain open until Oct. 12.
Vedat Demir, who was a visiting scholar-in-residence at Ithaca College from 2012–14 and researched political communication in federal election campaigns, has been imprisoned in Turkey without a set end-date.
As with so many aspects of global warming, however, last year’s forecasts are often upended by this year’s science, generally in the direction of an acceleration of trends toward a much hotter planet that will be inhospitable to civilization as we know it.
Originally penned as a novella in 18th-century France, “Candide” has stood the test of time again and again. Now, the theatrical version will be performed in Ithaca with Ithaca College students, alumni and staff at center stage.
Ithaca College has joined a growing list of colleges and universities that offer designated “safe spaces” for members of the campus community. The creation of this space at the college, called the “multicultural student lounge,” comes as institutions across the nation are debating what these spaces are and what their place is in higher education.
The construction of these gates is legitimated by the attempt to conceal ties to violence through historical amnesia that ultimately forges an “us” and “them” binary that operates at both local and national levels.