Monday, 04 Feb 2019
"The Music of Poetry, The Poetry of Music," Debra Marquart, professor of English. Experience original music from jazz-poetry rhythm and blues project, The Bone People. Marquart will discuss the process of writing poems and songs, and demonstrate how the band adapts auditory landscapes for her performance poems.
Emily Hermant, an interdisciplinary artist whose large-scale work explores themes of communication, gender, labor and the spatial experiences of the body, will talk about the past decade of her arts practice, which spans textiles, sculpture, installation and digital technologies.
Tuesday, 05 Feb 2019
Learn how a small group of scientists from Ames played a critical roll in The Manhattan Project.
Thursday, 07 Feb 2019
David T. Koyzis, a Fellow in Politics at the St. George's Centre for Biblical and Public Theology, will discuss how the labels "left" and "right" mask the dominance of liberal individualism, contributing to political polarization.
Jeffrey Hall is an associate professor of communication studies at the University of Kansas and an expert on flirting and communication in romantic relationships.
Friday, 08 Feb 2019
Friday Research Seminar: Topologies: Aesthetics and Contexts in Computational Systems in Visual Arts Practice
Johnny DiBlasi, a new assistant professor in the Department of Art and Visual Culture, will discuss issues regarding technology's effects on the arc of visual arts practices and theories and how these ideas inspire his own creative inquiry. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.