Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019
The LGBTQA+ Faculty and Staff Association is hosting a reception open to faculty, staff and students. There will be cake!
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
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.
Saturday, 06 Apr 2019
Presentations will include original research, creative work, pedagogy, activism and thematic pieces. Speakers are Martino Harmon, senior vice president for student affairs, and Katy Jaekel, Assistant Professor, department of counseling, adult and higher education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. Breakfast and lunch are provided.
Sunday, 07 Apr 2019
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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.
Monday, 08 Apr 2019
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
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
The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Throughout the learning process students interact with the instructor, their peers and the course content, often simultaneously in a classroom setting. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.
"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.
"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
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.
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.