Monday, 18 Nov 2019
"The World Made New," poetry readings by students, curated by Deb Marquart, ISU creative writing and environment. Poetry students will demonstrate how the act of writing poetry involves thoughtful work such as remembering, digging, observing, exploring, describing and imagining. Hear how the poem arrives on the page with new insights, offering in its language and imagery new ways of seeing and knowing.
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019
Frank Figliuzzi, the former FBI Assistant Director for Counterintelligence and current NBC News National Security Analyst joins us for an intimate and candid armchair conversation about security and stability on global, national, local, and personal levels. This is the 2019 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science.
Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019
"Holiday Lighting and Decor Installation." How do we decorate the whole Gardens for the holiday season? With lots of planning and help! Come get an insider's view of the process, from how we plan the decor to how we store the ornaments.
With a deep interest in the ethics of technology, Martin Hellman has been applying risk analysis to a potential failure of nuclear deterrence. In this upcoming lecture, he will be arguing that national security is separable from global security in this era of nuclear weapons, cyberattacks, terrorisms, and environmental crises. He will be calling on U.S. citizens and policymakers to take a wider view of global issues.