Thursday, 25 Oct 2018
The documentary, "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," addresses the problem of academic publishers who profit from limiting access to scholarly information. This showing will be followed by a Q&A session.
"If Not Us, Who? Human Dignity in the 21st Century." Senator Ben Sasse is a fifth-generation Nebraskan and is serving his first term in the U.S. Senate.
Friday, 26 Oct 2018
Are you interested in research reproducibility, open access publishing or open data? Meet like-minded peers while enjoying free coffee and donuts at the library.
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!
Monday, 29 Oct 2018
"Haunting Halloween Readings," Charissa Menefee, associate professor of English. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018
"Beyond Accommodations: An Introduction to Disability Studies," Dan Van Sant, staff advocate at Disability Rights Iowa, will talk about : ableism as a form of oppression, how ableism is deeply entrenched in our culture/language, and the idea that disability is more than accommodations -- it is a way of existing in the world, similar to other forms of diversity. Part of Disability Awareness Week.
"The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save the World (Before It's Too Late)" is a new film - and book - from Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Josh Tickell. The film explores the challenges millennials and other young people face in solving current environmental, economic, and social crisis. The film features interviews with Corbin Bleu, Senator Bernie Sanders, Rosario Dawson, and Xiutezcatl Martinez.