Ithaca City of Asylum

Category: Featured writers


ICOA welcomes Pedro X. Molina

The award-winning cartoonist fled Nicaragua during a crackdown on dissent.

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“Journalism in an Age of Despots”

Ithaca City of Asylum writers-in-residence featured at 2019 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival With a theme of “Disruptions,” FLEFF 2019, hosted by Ithaca College, explored ideas of sustainability across all its forms, including the political, the cultural, and the aesthetic—and…

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Spring events with ICOA

Ithaca City of Asylum has three events planned for spring 2019. Join us for these collaborations with other literary and human rights organizations: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6 p.m. Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College Library: A panel on “Journalism in an…

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Turkish researcher becomes her own subject

As a political scientist studying the relationship between academia and government, Simten Coşar knew a lot about the ways in which official ideology can undermine academic independence. Her doctoral thesis was a study of the state and the intellectual in…

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