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The Ithacan

Katharine Kittredge, professor in the Department of Literatures in English, speaks at the 2023 Pippi to Ripley conference. Kittredge began the conference in 2011.

Pop culture conference empowers academics

By Mariana Contreras, Staff Writer April 26, 2023
On the weekend of April 21–22, members of the Ithaca College community eagerly participated in the sixth edition of the Pippi to Ripley Conference.
Hip-hop artist Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, whose stage name is Sammus, performs Feb. 26 at an Ithaca Underground show at The Haunt. Sammus will perform April 21 in the Emerson Suites and lead a panel the following day on race and video gaming as part Pippi to Ripley.

Annual Pippi to Ripley event to discuss sexuality in fiction

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer April 18, 2017
On April 21 and 22, avid pop culture fans and self-proclaimed nerds will meet for the fourth biennial Pippi to Ripley conference.
Comic book fans of all ages wander around the Emerson Suites at last years Ithacon. The 2017 convention on March 25–26 will feature sketch workshops, cosplay contests and childrens activities.

Ithacans assemble: Comic fans unite on campus for Ithacon 42

By Silas White, Staff Writer March 22, 2017
Bill Turner, the founder of Ithacon, said his vision of the convention has always been for it to be accessible and to serve the fans.
People gather in Emerson Suites for ITHACON in 2013. ITHACON 40, part of the Pippi to Ripley festival, will take place May 1–2.

Pippi to Ripley Festival to celebrate nerd culture

By Christie Citranglo, Proofreader April 29, 2015
The third biennial Pippi to Ripley festival will merge science fiction, fantasy, popular culture and feminism, encompassing many facets of nerd culture.
Junior Nick Filippini sleeps in a chair at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 15 in the library during the week many students had midterms.

Studies indicate the need for sleep prioritization

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer October 22, 2014
Studies indicate there is a need for a culture shift toward an attitude supporting the need for sleep for working adults and for college students.
Katharine Kittredge, English professor at Ithaca College, plays twice a week from September through April in a men’s hockey league in Binghamton, New York.

Ithaca College English professor’s passion for sports spans decades

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer September 3, 2014
Katharine Kittredge, English professor at Ithaca College, shares her passion for sports that has lasted for decades.

Student focus groups to give core curriculum feedback

By Lisa Famularo, Staff Writer October 30, 2013
Ithaca College is working with the Student Government Association to organize focus groups to gather more qualitative feedback about the Integrative Core Curriculum.
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