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May 20, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Q&A: Assistant professor visits Slovenia as guest poet and lecturer

By | Apr 1, 2019

Opinion Editor Meredith Burke spoke with Howd about his experience in Slovenia, his research and how he plans to apply the experience to his work at Ithaca College.

Student publication plants seeds of empowerment

By | Jan 22, 2019

Ithaca College freshman Frankie Walls was sitting in the Rowland Hall lounge, having a study session with her friends when she shared some poems she wrote about female identity and sexual assault.

Coffeehouse art showcase highlights LGBTQ artists of color

By | May 2, 2018

“This space isn’t only for artwork, it’s also to connect with people who are part of the community,” Armour said.

IC writing professor publishes poetry collections

By | Dec 6, 2017

Katharyn Howard Machan recently released two new collections of poetry based on her life experiences.

Distinguished Visiting Writer Series hosts memoirist Yiyun Li

By | Feb 28, 2017

Eleanor Henderson said the writing department looks for acclaimed authors who will challenge new writers and help them with their own projects.

Review: Jarmusch sets poetry in motion with his latest drama

By | Feb 28, 2017

‘Paterson’ is one of the most comforting movies in recent memory, quietly reassuring its audience that a heavily cyclical life can still be exquisite.

Activist Gloria Joseph to visit IC and discuss poet Audre Lorde

By | Sep 21, 2016

Ithaca College’s Women and Gender Studies Program will host Gloria Joseph, professor emerita of Africana Studies at Hampshire College and partner of the late Audre Lorde, to discuss the poet’s life.

IC’s Visiting Writers Series Workshop welcomes poet Ada Limon

By | Sep 14, 2016

The Distinguished Visiting Writer Workshop is a one-credit course at the college that allows students to attend readings by three distinguished authors: one poet, one nonfiction writer, which will be Kiese Laymon and one fiction writer, which will be Dana Spiotta. Students also get the opportunity to study under and conference individually with one writer in the area of their choosing. For example, students interested in poetry will submit poem samples and conference with Limón. Each author also teaches two 90-minute classes throughout the semester that all students attend regardless of their concentration. Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including “Bright Dead Things,” which was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year, according to The New York Times. Her work explores issues of identity, relationships and language from both personal and worldly perspectives.

Poetic Provost – Benjamin Rifkin reads Russian poetry

By The Ithacan | Mar 2, 2016

On Feb. 24, Benjamin Rifkin, provost and vice president for educational affairs, presented a bilingual Russian poetry reading for faculty and students.

Express Your Fairy Tale – The beauty of our work spaces

By The Ithacan | Mar 1, 2016

Katharyn Howd Machan, an Ithaca College writing professor, shares the importance of using personal spaces to express beliefs and inspiration.

Poetry slam to pit IC against Cornell

By | Feb 3, 2016

Ithaca College’s Spit That! will compete against Cornell University’s Swoopers & Bashers in a poetry slam on Feb. 6.

Local poets and performers find outlet in spoken-word poetry

By | Apr 8, 2015

Spoken-word poetry offers poets new and old a way to express beyond the page.