Monday, 07 Nov 2022
CANCELED: Monday Monologues series
This event in the series has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
Remember the Maine! The Spanish-American War 125 Years Later
The most renowned explosion in U.S. history took place on 15 February 1898 when USS Maine blew up in Havana harbor, killing 260 American servicemen. An official U.S. Navy investigation concluded that the explosion was the product of an underwater mine, and within weeks the United States and Spain were at war. February marks the 125th anniversary of this seminal historical event.
Tuesday, 08 Nov 2022
Corpus Linguistics and the Law
This talk will include an overview of the â€˜law and corpus linguisticsâ€™ movement, using examples from empirical studies related to the original meaning of the now nearly obsolete word 'emolument', as well as several of the linguistic canons of construction, concluding by proposing a set of key principles that should guide linguists as they apply their expertise to legal questions.
Wednesday, 09 Nov 2022
Critical Race Theory Is Race Marxism
An American-born author, mathematician, and political commentator, Dr. James Lindsay has written six books spanning a range of subjects, including religion, the philosophy of science, and postmodern theory. Dr. Lindsay is the Founder of New Discourses, an organization dedicated to shining the light of objective truth in subjective darkness. Dr. Lindsay's new book is Race Marxism.
Thursday, 10 Nov 2022
Nature at Noon: A Forever Home
Join Sandi Risdal, the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, as she talks about finding that thing we all seek: "home."
Futures Forum: Public Relations
Kelli Teno, Greenlee graduate and head of Walgreens Health and Pharmacy communications, will speak about the public relations industry at the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communications' 2022 Futures Forum. A 30-minute question-and-answer session will follow Teno's presentation.
Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland
The Midwest became notorious when COVID-19 infections skyrocketed among workers in meatpacking plants. Kristy Nabhan-Warren spent years interviewing Iowans who work in the meatpacking industry, both native-born residents and recent migrants from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In Meatpacking America, she digs below the stereotype and reveals the grit and grace of a heartland that is a hub of migration and food production.