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Wednesday, 04 Feb 2015

Colloquium: Iowa State University in Lima, Peru

Feb 04, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

room 130 College of Design


College of Design Meetings, receptions

This colloquium will help inform students and faculty members at Iowa State about opportunities for collaboration with designers and design students in Lima, Peru. Presenters will be Clare Cardinal-Pett, ISU associate professor of architecture; Marwan Ghandour, professor of architecture and director of the Master of Urban Design graduate program; Max Viatori, associate professor of anthropology, and Cristina Dreifuss, director of INTUY Lab, Lima.

CEAH Fellowship: The Literary Aftershocks of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Feb 04, 2015

6:30 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda


Research Lectures Meetings, receptions

Matthew Sivils, CEAH fellow, will discuss the cultural reverberations of the New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812, one of the most powerful natural disasters to strike North America in recorded history. He will examine how the fictionalization of such a cataclysm in early American fiction served as an indicator of growing environmental anxiety among Americans as the nation moved away from its agricultural origins.