Monday, 20 Feb 2017
The UM Connection: President's Day
Channel: University Museums
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, Lower Gallery, 0003 Morrill HallThis President's Day, let's examine portraits of Lincoln by Christian Petersen and discuss how this President became one of the most recognized people in American history. The UM Connection is an after-hours opportunity to study unique aspects of the permanent collection within the museum and develop visual literacy skills to communicate about complex topics.
Lecture: Understanding Climate Change through Interactive Simulations
Channel: College of Design
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 DesignTravis Franck, program director for the nonprofit Climate Interactive and an expert on international climate and energy issues, will share his organization's free climate change decision-support tools and talk about policy struggles and successes.
Amigurumi Crochet Class
Channel: Student Activities Center
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The WorkspaceAmigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting small animals or creatures.
Cost: ISU $17, Public $27
Lecture: Reflections on Race, Racism and Racial Violence
Channel: Lectures Program
7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union"In the Shadow of Charleston - Reflections on Race, Racism and Racial Violence," Keisha Blain is co-editor of "The Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism and Racial Violence," a newly published overview of race relations, racial violence, and civil rights activism in the United States and other parts of the world.