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Sunday, 05 Apr 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 05, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Feminist Embroidery Class

Apr 05, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Needlework has moved from early samplers and quilting decoration to embellished clothing in the 70's to modern themes by DIY "makers" of today. Use one of our quotes, or bring in your own ideas and learn a couple basic stitches. Finished quotes can be hung in the provided hoops or stitched onto another project. All genders welcome.

Monday, 06 Apr 2015

Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal

Apr 06, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Ava Chin, a native of Queens, is the author of Eating Wildly, a memoir about foraging for food in New York City.

Tuesday, 07 Apr 2015

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Apr 07, 2015

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

The committee searching for ISU's chief diversity officer seeks input on the role of the diversity officer. The committee will use ideas collected through a series of town hall meetings to develop a job description.

Lecture: Gay Conversion Therapy

Apr 07, 2015

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Student Organizations Diversity Lectures Student activities

Samuel (Sam) Brinton will speak about his first-hand experiences with conversion therapy and championing for state legislation to prohibit treatments of this kind. A bill of this sort has passed in the Iowa Senate but has yet to become law. Conversion therapy is a range of treatments attempting to change an individual's sexual orientation. It can include electroshock therapy along with other forms of physical and mental abuse.

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Apr 08, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Lecture: Prison Chronicles

Apr 08, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rachel Williams, associate professor in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies at the University of Iowa, discusses her work with incarcerated women.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Apr 08, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Thursday, 09 Apr 2015

Drawing Lessons: The Comics of Everyday Life

Apr 09, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Alison Bechdel has a thirty-year career writing, drawing, and self-syndicating the comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For."

Saturday, 11 Apr 2015

Conference: Lessons from Abroad

Apr 11, 2015

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union

$15

Study Abroad Center Conferences Diversity Student activities

The Lessons From Abroad Iowa returnee conference offers participants the chance to network with other students and professionals. Recent study abroad participants from across Iowa will hear from speakers, learn how to talk about global skills in a job interview and discover post-graduate work and study abroad opportunities. Dress is business casual. Register online.