Monday, 05 Nov 2018
Eric Schmalz, community manager for the History Unfolded project at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will talk about the role antisemitism played in the general American cultural landscape and how ordinary Americans reacted.
Thursday, 08 Nov 2018
The Daily Dialogue, hosted by the Iowa State Daily, is a place for conversations you can't always have at the family dinner table. The first event will feature five speakers who each share a story that shaped their personal political awakening.
Fartumo Kusow will discuss her most recent novel, Tale of a Boon's Wife, and how her life and experiences as a Somali woman shape her characters and major themes of her work. Kusow draws connections between the main themes of social hierarchy, female relationships, power, and prejudice and present day unconscious biases.
Friday, 09 Nov 2018
"Leadership is a Team Sport," Beth Ford, Iowa State alumna and president and CEO of Land O'Lakes. Named to Fortune magazine's 2018 list of the most powerful women in business, Ford is the first female CEO of Land O'Lakes and the first openly gay woman to lead a Fortune 500 company.
"Putting a Face on Global Poverty," Jim Gentry, the Maurice J. and Alice Hollman Professor of International Business and Marketing at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.