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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.