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Thursday, 01 Apr 2021

The Conservative Case for Economic Nationalism

Apr 01, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

WebEx Link: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/onstage/g.php?MTID=e149426bf0f127060cf65265526ce82ff Pedro Gonzalez is a senior writer at American Greatness.

Friday, 02 Apr 2021

Innovators Forum: Gopi Katragadda

Apr 02, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Gopi Katragadda, founder and CEO of Myelin Foundry. Registration required.

Monday, 05 Apr 2021

Monday Monologues series

Apr 05, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library exterior steps

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"My Soul is Awakened," Jennifer Rodgers, conductor and lecturer in music. The Cantamus and Count Me In women's ensembles present music that speak to the soul: how they yearned, struggled, danced, worried and loved through the year. The live performance also will be livestreamed on the Cantamus Instagram account.

Thursday, 08 Apr 2021

A Vaccinologist's Tale: A Journey from Jenner to Nanomedicines

Apr 08, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

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free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Michael J. Wannemuehler, PhD., joined the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine at ISU in 1983. His laboratory has contributed to the development an effective vaccine against swine dysentery and, along with collaborators in the Nanovaccine Institute, has worked on vaccines for tetanus, streptococcal pneumonia, pneumonic plague, anthrax, influenza, and COVID-19.

Lecture: Self-Care for Activists in 2021 and Beyond

Apr 08, 2021

7:00 PM

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free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Aisha Moore is an entrepreneur with a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Ms. Moore has been providing self-care programs since 2014 to businesses, foundations, nonprofits and colleges, and has recently completed training in Health Coaching.

Monday, 12 Apr 2021

Monday Monologues series

Apr 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"The Power of Peaceful Protest," introduction by Julie Roosa, adjunct assistant professor, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. Kick off the annual First Amendment Days celebration listening to ISU community members recount their experiences assembling with others in order to question authority and to shake up campus.

The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement

Apr 12, 2021

5:30 PM

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free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Robert Bickel, professor emeritus of law at Stetson University College of Law, and Gene Policinski, senior fellow for the First Amendment at the Freedom Forum, authors of "The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement," created with the support of Stetson University and the Freedom Forum. A First Amendment Days event.

Emerging Issues in Global Markets and Trade

Apr 12, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Link to event: https://alumni.cals.iastate.edu/lectures/carl-and-marjory-hertz-lecture-on-emerging-issues-in-agriculture/ Dhamu Thamodaran, retired executive vice president, chief strategy officer and chief commodity hedging officer for Smithfield Foods, has been a respected global leader in the agricultural industry for more than 30 years.

Tuesday, 13 Apr 2021

Student Panel: First Amendment, Student Activism and Campus Climate

Apr 13, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Student activists representing Students Against Racism, the International Student Council, Monsoon Asians and Pacific Islanders in Solidarity, Graduate and Professional Student Senate, and the Iowa State Daily will share their experiences in mobilizing others on campus to create change. They will also discuss the challenge of dealing with hateful speech and share ways more students can get involved. A First Amendment Days event.

Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America

Apr 13, 2021

7:00 PM

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free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Bonnie Siegler, voted one of the 50 most influential designers working today by Graphic Design USA, founded and runs the award-winning design studio Eight and a Half. She is best known for her design work for Saturday Night Live, HBO, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Newsweek.

Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021

Virtual workshop: Signs of the Times Protest Art

Apr 14, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

Join us for a hands-on interactive session learning to create your own protest art led by Sherry Berghefer, associate teaching professor in the Greenlee School. Whether signs for a march or posters for your wall, you'll learn the basic elements to consider when creating your own protest works. A First Amendment Days event.

Art of Resistance At Iowa State: A Virtual Exploration

Apr 14, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

The First Amendment's right to assemble and to petition is not the only path toward change. Art can be a highly effective form of resistance. Join the experts from University Museums on a virtual exploration of works of art on campus that seek to challenge the status quo. Questions from the audience will be encouraged. A First Amendment Days event.

Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship

Apr 14, 2021

7:00 PM

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free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Nadine Strossen is a Professor of Constitutional Law at New York Law School and the first woman national President of the American Civil Liberties Union, where she served from 1991 through 2008.

Thursday, 15 Apr 2021

ISCORE Encore Presentation: Activism in the Music Industry

Apr 15, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Student activities

When we think of the First Amendment and the power of protest, we may not immediately think of music. In this Depth & Dialogue session, ISU student Durga Sritharan shares why we should. Find out how music is one of the most powerful forms of expression, providing an avenue for several centuries for underrepresented individuals and groups to express their voices, thoughts, and emotions. Q&A will follow. A First Amendment Days event.

Lecture: Think Like a Journalist with Andrea Sahouri

Apr 15, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri was covering a Black Lives Matter protest when a Des Moines police officer arrested her. She and others made it clear she was a journalist, but prosecutors refused to drop the charges. After a 3-day jury trial, Sahouri was acquitted in under two hours. Sahouri will share her harrowing story, talk about the importance of a free press and answer questions. A First Amendment Days event.

Lecture: A Protest is Worth 1,000 Pictures

Apr 15, 2021

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

When protesters gathered last summer in Des Moines to advocate for social justice, Greenlee alumnus Michael Englund knew he needed to grab his camera. See his pictures and hear his story during this compelling Depth and Dialogue session. A First Amendment Days event.

Lecture: When Objectivity Stops

Apr 15, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

During last summer's Black Lives Matter protests in Washington, D.C., journalist and Ames native Will Fowler, a science writer for WE&T, and freelance journalist and editor, headed to the streets. At first intending to observe the demonstrations as a reporter, he quickly became involved with the movement directly. Can a reporter become so entangled in a story that remaining objective becomes impossible? A First Amendment Days event.

Lecture: How to Hold Schools Accountable

Apr 15, 2021

7:00 PM

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free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Matt Lamb is an assistant editor for The College Fix, a higher education news site, which trains student journalists. In college, he interned for a government watchdog group called Open the Books. This talk will delve into the tools students and other people can use to hold their school and government entities accountable.

Friday, 16 Apr 2021

Virtual Workshop: You Can't Say That! Cancel Culture and the First Amendment

Apr 16, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Examine the challenges and opportunities provided by free expression. Led by First Amendment experts from the state, three workshop sessions use current events to engage a dialogue with national scholars. This session will be led by Andrea Frantz, Buena Vista University, and Frank LoMonte, Director of the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, University of Florida. A First Amendment Days event.

Virtual Workshop: You Can't Say That! Cancel Culture and the First Amendment

Apr 16, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Examine the challenges and opportunities provided by free expression. Led by First Amendment experts from the state, three workshop sessions use current events to engage a dialogue with national scholars. Registration is required. This session will be led by Andrea Frantz, Buena Vista University, and Frank LoMonte, Director of the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, University of Florida. A First Amendment Days event.

Virtual Workshop: Free Assembly in a Time of Polarization

Apr 16, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Examine the challenges and opportunities provided by free expression. Led by First Amendment experts from the state, three workshop sessions use current events to engage a dialogue with national scholars. Registration is required. This session will be led by Brian Steffen, Simpson College, Mark Stringer, ACLU of Iowa, Pam Parry, Southeast Missouri State, and Ken Paulson, Middle Tennessee State University. A First Amendment Days event.

Virtual Workshop: Making Free Speech an Ally on Campus

Apr 16, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Examine the challenges and opportunities provided by free expression. Led by First Amendment experts from the state, three workshop sessions use current events to engage a dialogue with national scholars. Registration is required. This session will be led by Julie Roosa, Iowa State University, Nadine Strossen, New York University Law School, and Gene Policinski, Freedom Forum Institute, First Amendment Center. A First Amendment Days event.

Student Discussion: Raise Your Voice

Apr 16, 2021

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Raise Your Voice" documentary director and producer Maribeth Romslo and First Amendment advocate Mary Beth Tinker will participate in a two-part, live discussion about the power of social movements through youth free speech in America. A First Amendment Days event for high school and Iowa State students. Register in advance.

Student Discussion: Raise Your Voice

Apr 16, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Raise Your Voice" documentary director and producer Maribeth Romslo and First Amendment advocate Mary Beth Tinker will participate in a two-part, live discussion about the power of social movements through youth free speech in America. A First Amendment Days event for high school and Iowa State students. Register in advance.

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 16, 2021

4:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Conferences Lectures

"Innovation Happens Here," join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.

Saturday, 17 Apr 2021

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 17, 2021

7:45 AM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Conferences Lectures

"Student Powered Invention." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.

Sunday, 18 Apr 2021

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 18, 2021

12:45 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Arts, performances Conferences Lectures

"Performance Driven Arts." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.

Monday, 19 Apr 2021

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 19, 2021

7:30 AM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Conferences Lectures

"Start Something: Fueling Entrepreneurship." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.

Online: Monday Monologues series

Apr 19, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library exterior steps

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Songs For a New World," directed by Brad Dell, ISU Theatre director. Selected songs from the production include elements of pop, gospel and jazz as characters face a moment in time -- about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, take a stand, or turn around and go back.

Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 20, 2021

8:30 AM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Conferences Lectures

"Interdisciplinary Innovation: Arts, Environment and Sustainability." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.