IC Honors Seminar Spotlight: Cultural Encounters with Ithaca College

Professor James Pfhrem is bringing back the Cultural Encounters seminar, which is a great option for all students but especially first-years who haven’t had as many opportunities to experience IC in its fullest.

Describe your seminar in one sentence. We’re going to immerse ourselves in the wonderful cultural goings-on around campus.

Describe your classroom style in one sentence.Dynamic, interactive teaching style that depends on students’ sharing their knowledge and experiences.

What is one thing you hope students will take away from your seminar? An awareness and respect for just how many wonderful culturally artistic things that IC offers.

What is one piece of advice you would give to students? Don’t be afraid to expose yourself to things you traditionally haven’t liked.

Check out the entire list of seminars here and all the seminar spotlights here.

IC Honors Seminar Spotlight: International Scholarly Conversation

Modern Languages & Literatures Professor James Pfrehm is bringing back the International Scholarly Conversation seminar. Learn more about what this seminar is all about below!

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Describe your seminar in one sentence:We’re going to engage in conversations with international personages on compelling, timely topics.”

Describe your classroom style in one sentence:Engaging, quirky, and focused more on the students than myself.”

What is one thing you hope students will take away from your seminar?:Appreciation for international perspectives as well as their own perspective.”

What is one piece of advice you’d give to students?:Don’t be afraid to speak up and share your perspectives.”

Check out the full list of seminars here and the whole list of spotlights here.