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Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

Conversation: Top 10 tips for creating an accessible course

Nov 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will cover 10 basic strategies for creating accessible online course content. Participants will learn about the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility and usability, as well as how to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

Lecture: Men and the Politics of Hegemony in Ghanaian Film and Fiction

Nov 27, 2018

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The presentation uses Ghanaian films and books to detail the measure men undertake in their desire to reach the hegemonic ideal and the costs and consequences to themselves and their families. Theresah Patrine Ennin is the 2018 American Council of Learned Societies-African Studies Association Presidential Fellow.

Panel Discussion: Children at War

Nov 27, 2018

7:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Children at War: Born into a War Zone," members of the International Student Council's Humanitarian Awareness Committee will share stories and facts about children growing up in nations at war or affected by war. The discussion will be led and moderated by Jean-Pierre Taoutel, a Senior Lecturer of French at Iowa State.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018

Lecture: Creating Diverse and Inclusive Spaces in the Sciences

Nov 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Creating Deliberately Diverse and Intentionally Inclusive Spaces in the Sciences." Danielle N. Lee is a vocal advocate of science engagement among traditionally underrepresented and underserved audiences. She hosts the Urban Scientist blog at Scientific American and teaches mammalogy and urban ecology at Southern Illinois University.

Friday, 30 Nov 2018

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Nov 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Sunday, 02 Dec 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Dec 02, 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, 03 Dec 2018

Lecture & book release: Amazing Iowa Women

Dec 03, 2018

1:00 PM

Sloss House

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for a book release party! Katy Swalwell, an associate professor of education at Iowa State, is the author of the new illustrated children's book, "Amazing Iowa Women."

Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018

Lecture: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom

Dec 04, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Diversity Lectures Meetings, receptions

Students in AESHM 499 will talk about their exhibit, "A Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom," on display at the Ames Public Library Nov. 27-Dec. 11. The display explores the history of the Black Lives Matter movement and its relationship to politics, activism and fashion. A one-hour reception precedes the 7 p.m. lecture.