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What is featured?

Sunday, 07 Apr 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 07, 2019

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, 08 Apr 2019

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.

Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019

Workshop: Explore ways to create a welcoming learning environment

Apr 09, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

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.

Early Childhood Education Lecture

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"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.

Lecture: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble

Apr 09, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"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

Presentation: Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Apr 10, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

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.

Lecture: Human Mating Strategies

Apr 10, 2019

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Lecture: Vans, Empowering Youth Culture

Apr 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

The Fashion Show 2019 is proud to host Vans as its Guest Company Designer. Since 1966, the Vans brand has created action-focused footwear, apparel and accessories for skateboarders, surfers, BMX riders and snowboarders across the world with a goal of promoting creative expression and inspiring youth culture.

Friday, 12 Apr 2019

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Apr 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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.