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.”
Unique partnership brings students and seniors together: Last fall, Sabrina Higgins ’09 traveled to Longview, a residential senior community in Ithaca, twice a week to teach Harold Sweet, 95, how to use a computer. When they began he didn’t even know how to turn it on, but after a few weeks he was e-mailing with his family. “He didn’t...
Fuse writers, photographers, and videographers were all over the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) this year, taking photographs, interviewing producers, talking to interns, and recording the buzz.
Check out our series of stories wrapping up the festival, and make plans to join us at FLEFF next year. It's a week-long festival you won't want to...
FLEFF has long been cutting edge, but this year it went interactive.
Festival organizers introduced FLEFF labs: interactive activities led by filmmakers, musicians, writers, visiting fellows, digital artists and other FLEFF guests. The labs gave festival goers the opportunity to step out of the role of observer and create something in their own right.
As part of the...
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