Monday, 27 Mar 2017
Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal, a graduate of Iowa State, premiers her documentary "The Voiceless," which features the stories of five men and their experiences as victims of sexual violence.
The Benson Memorial Lecture in Literature, Science and the Arts - Caroline Bruzelius, founder of the Wired! Lab at Duke University, will discuss how digital technologies are opening up the humanities to broader engagement with the public and revolutionizing the way scholars teach and do research.
Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017
Shivvers Memorial Lecture - Three former Iowa legislators involved in the passage of the landmark Iowa Groundwater Protection Act of 1987, which created the Leopold Center, will discuss their original vision for the center, its accomplishments and challenges, and the role it can play in Iowa agriculture in the 21st century. Participants include David Osterberg, Ralph Rosenberg, and Paul Johnson.
Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017
Leslie Odom, Jr., won a Tony Award playing Aaron Burr in the groundbreaking Broadway musical "Hamilton," the story of a founding father told through the language and rhythms of hip-hop and R&B. Odom will discuss his life and career before taking questions from the audience and performing songs from the much-acclaimed musical.
Thursday, 30 Mar 2017
Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture Series. Presenter: Mary Healy, professor of Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and senior fellow at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.
David Weiman is Alena Wels Hirschorn '58 Professor of Economics at Barnard College and faculty director of its innovative Empirical Reasoning Center. Phi Beta Kappa Lecture and part of the National Affairs Series