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Monday, 01 Apr 2019

Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics: Florence George Graves

Apr 01, 2019

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"#MeToo - Why Has It Taken So Long?" Florence George Graves is an award-winning journalist and founding director of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. Her reporting helped expose the imbalance of power between women and men in Washington long before the #metoo era.

Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019

Photography Master Study 6

Apr 02, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$76-$112

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Back by popular demand! One of the best ways to learn any art form is by exploring a master artist's methods. Under the expert guidance of professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg, you will study the creative process of eight new photographers who have truly mastered the trade. This four-week program meets on Tuesdays.

Lecture: Rest, Resiliency, and the Art of Digital Detox

Apr 02, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Getting A Good Night's Sleep: Rest, Resiliency and the Art of Digital Detox." Brian Luke Seaward will outline the connections between good health and resiliency as well as the connections between stress, screen addictions, and poor sleep. He is a faculty member at The Graduate Institute and executive director of the Paramount Wellness Institute.

Campaign Series: Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson

Apr 02, 2019

8:15 PM

South Ballroom

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson is an author and activist, with a 35-year career focused on spiritual enlightenment and well-being. Her talk is part of the Campaign Series in 2019, providing the university community with opportunities to question candidates before the Iowa Caucuses.

Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019

Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series

Apr 03, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Morrill Professor of architecture Tom Leslie will present "Postwar Skyscrapers from the Inside Out: The Role of Lighting in the Development of the 'Glass Box'" and architecture associate professor Vladimir Kulic will present "Learning from Yugoslavia" in this research exchange event. All are welcome to attend.

Lecture: Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask

Apr 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The 2019 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture - Anton Treuer is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 14 books, including "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask."

Thursday, 04 Apr 2019

Lecture: Refugees as a Weapon of War

Apr 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Johnpaul Agaba is a Ugandan lawyer and visiting Fulbright scholar who has worked with USAID and is a founding member of the nonprofit Refugee Advocacy for Development.

Friday, 05 Apr 2019

Friday Research Seminar: Canopy as an Architectural 'Parti'

Apr 05, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

In her book "The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church," Jelena Bogdanovic, associate professor of architecture, provides an innovative interpretation of the relationships between the canopy and the design of the Byzantine church. She will discuss the canopy as an architectural "parti" -- a guiding idea for design -- that generated unique experiences of being in space. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Lecture: Anecdotes in Applied Machine Learning

Apr 05, 2019

4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Brian McClendon, a former vice president at Google, will discuss how machine learning has become a bigger and more important factor in nearly every business and share examples of potential applications in the future. ISU Innovation Prize Weekend.

Speaker Tour: We Can End AIDS

Apr 05, 2019

4:00 PM

Pioneer Room

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

The Student Global AIDS Campaign is on tour on campuses across the U.S. to bring the message that we can stop AIDS. Recent news of a second person cured of HIV has brought renewed attention to the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Four speakers, from the United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, the U.S. and South Africa, will talk about how HIV and AIDS have impacted their personal lives, and why people should support the prevention of HIV.

Monday, 08 Apr 2019

Panel discussion: Shifting the Stigma

Apr 08, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Why I Wear Denim: Shifting the Stigma." Learn how media shapes and adapts the message of sexual violence. Join the discussion in person or on Facebook Live (@IowaStateDaily and @ISUGreenDot). Panelists include: Alex Connor, ISU Daily (moderator); Jazzmine Brooks, student wellness; Tricia Ingram Williams, ACCESS; Kathie Obradovich, Des Moines Register; and Julie Roosa, Greenlee School. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Monday Monologues series

Apr 08, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Godspell, Selections," Brad Dell, associate professor of music and theatre. Enjoy excerpts from the inspiring 1971 Broadway rock opera which spread messages of empathy, compassion and love.

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Nathan T. Wright

Apr 08, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Nathan T. Wright is a Des Moines-based illustrator and artist who specializes in graphic recording, custom illustration projects and comics. His lunchtime lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh Design Studios.

(d)innovation symposium Speaker: Brad Baer

Apr 08, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

An architect, designer and entrepreneur, Brad Baer is a partner and the director of strategy and environmental design at Bluecadet in Philadelphia. His lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh Design Studios.

Panel discussion: Talking About Belief

Apr 08, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Common Ground: Talking About Belief." Explore freedom of religion as we talk about belief and unbelief in a facilitated discussion. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Documentary & Discussion: Gridshock, Sex Trafficking in Iowa

Apr 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal, a graduate of Iowa State, will screen her fourth and most recent film, Gridshock, a documentary exposing the hidden and disturbing reality behind sex trafficking in Iowa and the often-overlooked reality about why the industry thrives -- because there is a demand for it. Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Lecture: The Stories We Tell and Why We Tell Them

Apr 08, 2019

8:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Kira Obolensky is currently a Mellon Foundation Playwright-in-Residence with Ten Thousand Things, an award-winning theatre company based in Minneapolis.

Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Manas Chimpidi and Teodoro Mefalopulos

Apr 09, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Teodoro Mefalopulos, co-founder of Nimaroh Design Studios, and Manas Chimpidi, Nimaroh's art director, will talk about their work. Their lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh.

Early Childhood Education Lecture

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Play for Fun and Play for Learning: What Science Tells Us" Karin Lifter is an early intervention specialist and a professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston. The 2018 Barbara E. (Mound) Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education.

Lecture: The Role of the U.S. in the Global Food and Agriculture Marketplace

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Ken Isley heads the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service, where he leads offices around the world in expanding trade and export opportunities for American agriculture. Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture.

Mixed Match: A Docufilm

Apr 09, 2019

8:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Mixed Match is an important human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities & complex genetics as they struggle with a nearly impossible search to find bone marrow donors, all while exploring what role race plays in medicine.

Lecture: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble

Apr 09, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"A Name Worth Fighting For: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble." Simon Tam, founder and bassist of The Slants, talks frankly about racism, his experiences as a musician, and how this Asian American dance rock band unintentionally revived a longstanding battle over trademarks and racial slurs. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019

Violent Speech: Where is the Line?

Apr 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Art and the First Amendment

Apr 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

2050 Agronomy Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Lecture: How the Daily Times Herald Defeated a Libel Claim

Apr 10, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Reporter Jared Strong and Daily Times Herald's co-owner Doug Burns will share how they successfully defended a libel suit and scored a victory for the free press. Reception with light refreshments to follow in 172 Hamilton Hall. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Presentation: Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Apr 10, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rheya Spigner, KCCI reporter and anchor, and Whitney Mason, Iowa State Daily reporter and Voices editor, will be honored for their excellence in journalism and promotion of a just and inclusive society through ethical storytelling that broadens people's understanding of diverse lives and communities. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Walking tour: Free-Range Speech

Apr 10, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

George Washington Carver plaza

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Free-Range Speech: The Paradoxical Policies for Public Presentation at ISU." A walking tour covering the history of the Edward Allen Area of Free Debate from its establishment to the present day. Subjects touched on will include locations for free speech, restrictions and limitations, and a summary of benefits and drawbacks to campus policies regarding the agora. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Lecture: Human Mating Strategies

Apr 10, 2019

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

David M. Buss is a professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin and a pioneer in the field of evolutionary psychology. Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference Keynote.

Documentary: Nobody Speak, Trials of the Free Press

Apr 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

The 2017 Netflix documentary "Nobody Speak," which was nominated for a Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The film explores the Hulk Hogan "sex tapes" case against Gawker Media and examines the threat of big money to a free press. Snacks will be provided during the showing. An informal discussion with members of the First Amendment Committee will follow. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Democalypse March

Apr 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Experience firsthand what it's like to live in a society without the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. Meet at First Amendment tent on central campus. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.