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Friday, 02 Nov 2018

WE Lead: Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference

Nov 02, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Iowa State Alumni Center

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

WE Lead brings students together to network with each other, as well as female leaders at Iowa State and the Central Iowa community. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their leadership skills, engage in interactive discussions and networking sessions, and reflect on their own leadership qualities and what they have to offer in their respective roles at Iowa State and beyond.

Step Into My World: Disability Awareness Week

Nov 02, 2018

10:45 AM - 5:48 PM

Parks Library lobby

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

Experience what it's like to use a mobility assistance device, including a cane and wheelchair.

Saturday, 03 Nov 2018

Delsarte Workshops: Body Language and the Artist

Nov 03, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Gallery at the Memorial Union

Varies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Visiting Master Delsarte Instructor Joe Willimas from New York will lead this seminar. It is an introduction to some of the most basic elements of body language, as revealed by Delsarte. This is applicable not only to performance, but to all the arts, to business, communications, psychology, or any individual who would like to benefit from more knowledge of the self.

Sunday, 04 Nov 2018

Delsarte Workshops: Body Language and the Artist

Nov 04, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Gallery at the Memorial Union

Varies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Visiting Master Delsarte Instructor Joe Willimas from New York will lead this seminar. It is an introduction to some of the most basic elements of body language, as revealed by Delsarte. This is applicable not only to performance, but to all the arts, to business, communications, psychology, or any individual who would like to benefit from more knowledge of the self.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 04, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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, 05 Nov 2018

Lecture: Newspapers, Op-eds, and American Responses to Antisemitism

Nov 05, 2018

7:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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

Gender and Power in Contemporary Somalia

Nov 08, 2018

7:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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.