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May 21, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Commentary: Becoming water thinkers is dire

By | Feb 28, 2018

When I was in my 20s and looked ahead, I saw a lack of water on our planet as the cause of our demise. All I’ve ever wanted was to be wrong.

Ithaca College anthropology professor researches in Africa

By | Feb 18, 2015

“It was mysterious and dark, the heart of darkness,” David Turkon, associate professor and chair of the anthropology department, said. “I didn’t know what I was going into, but I knew I was going to a place called Africa.”

English professor to co-direct University of London seminar

By | Nov 5, 2014

This spring, Chris Holmes, assistant professor of English, will travel to England to guest-direct a graduate seminar and give a lecture at Queen Mary College in the University of London about postcolonial literature and the Nobel prize–winning author J.M. Coetzee.

IC communications professor to speak at conference in South Africa

By | Sep 24, 2014

Donathan Brown, assistant professor of communication studies at Ithaca College, will be the plenary speaker at a conference on South African national development held Oct. 1–3 at Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa.

College and City: Feb. 6

By The Ithacan | Feb 5, 2014

Tompkins Library to host presentation on Mandela
The Tompkins County Public Library, in partnership with Cornell University’s Africana Studies and Research Center, the John H.

Campus community pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

By | Dec 11, 2013

The African Students Association held a presentation honoring Nelson Mandela on Dec. 10 in Textor 102.

ITHACA TODAY: Wednesday, Dec. 11

By The Ithacan | Dec 11, 2013

Your daily dose of The Ithacan Online.

District 6 Museum

By | Mar 23, 2012

District 6 was a pre-apartheid area in Cape Town. It was an area where people were forcibly removed from their homes and resettled into townships based on race. District 6 is different from many of the other districts, because it was a place where whites, blacks, indians, malaysians, and khoesan lived together peacefully, therefore going…

Hospital

By | Mar 9, 2012

I always have a sense of foreboding when I enter hospitals. Knowing that there are a plethora of needles inside and many who are sick unnerves me. For obvious reasons I only go to the doctor’s when it is absolutely necessary. The township hospital gave me that same sense of foreboding except when you entered…

Football

By | Mar 5, 2012

“We need more paper,” Sango said as he was balling up wads of old newspapers around some small rocks. “Here, HERE! I have some,” yelled Sipho. Making a soccer ball takes a lot of work. Finding the old newspapers and rocks were easy, the ground outside was littered with both. Compacting the paper around the…

Township Series: Part Three

By | Mar 2, 2012

I have pointed out many of the differences between townships and the United States but there are still similarities. The children sing songs by Nicki Minaj or Drake and if you get the antenna just right, a fairly clear picture on the TV emerges and an American sitcom comes on. Mama Nosintho acted like my…

Township Series: Part Two

By | Feb 29, 2012

  Mama Nosintho and I walked from the mini bus stop to her house. Along the way she stopped and talked to everyone we met along the way. I soon became lost trying to distinguish who was a cousin, who was a neighbor, or who was a kid she used to babysit. We passed several…