Who belongs in the United States? What really is a border? Can we get along peacefully with a culturally different person without in some way assimilating him or her into our culture? These were just some of the thought-provoking questions asked at the first event of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity’s (CSCRE) discussion series.
Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE), believes in the saying, “The more I learn, the less I know.” He constructs his classes based on that philosophy, walking into classrooms as a coparticipant in the learning process. “I don’t teach what I know; I teach what I want to learn,” he says. “That’s what keeps my classes fresh and exciting.”
The international background of politics professor Asma Barlas does more than just contribute to her teaching style -- it’s a big part of what she teaches. In and out of the classroom, Barlas challenges her Ithaca College counterparts to examine their beliefs and assumptions and view the world through a global lens.
Barlas grew up in Pakistan and studied English literature...
“I feel like I just took a shower in truth,” said one IC student after watching spoken-word artist Saul Williams perform to a packed house at Ithaca.
Williams took the mike at Ithaca College’s Park Auditorium recently to deliver poetry, song, artistry, and insight to the enthusiastic crowd.
Saul Williams performing in Park...
Singer, poet, emcee, and artist Sunni Patterson will perform in the Clark Lounge this Monday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m. Her performance will kick off the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity's spring lecture series, "Chaos or Community? MLK and the Politics of Resistance."
"Last year was the 40th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination...
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