Doctor Gina Barrecca

Cultural Events

  • Dr. Gina Barreca, author, humorist, and professor of feminist theory came to Clinton for two special presentations on the role of gender in humor.
  • National Players presented As You Like It, and a workshop on the Actor’s Experience and Journey.
  • The Native North American Travelling College presented on Native American Heritage and Living History through traditional song and dance.
  • Robert Freeman, Executive Director of the New York Committee on Open Government, presented on freedom of information (FOIL) and open meeting laws.
  • Santiago Vizcaíno, a leading poet of Ecuador, and Alexis Levitin, award-winning translator of Latin-American literature from SUNY Plattsburgh, presented a bilingual reading of their new book of poetry Destruction in the Afternoon.
  • For the second year, Clinton hosted the North Country Regional Poetry Out Loud competition for New York State.
  • Don Papson, founder of the North Country Underground Railroad Association and the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, and winner of the 2012 Underground Railroad Free Press Research award, was on campus to discuss his latest book, Secret Lives of the Underground Railroad in NYC.
  • The Criminal Justice Department hosted a public Justice Forum, featuring the Kari Lynn Nixon case. Read more about the event here.