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Thursday, 24 Sep 2009

Conference: "Get Your Head in the Cloud"

Sep 24, 2009

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

auditorium, Howe Hall

free

College of Engineering Conferences

Keynote speakers are Cloud computing experts Jeff Barr, Amazon.com; and Dennis Quan, IBM. This is free for all participants, but registration is required. Conference continues Sept. 25.

Lecture: Latina digitial divide in Iowa

Sep 24, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Multicultural Center, 2260 Memorial Union

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"The Digital Divide for Latina Immigrants in Iowa: Status and Recommendations," Aurelio Curbelo, ISU Ag and Life Sciences. His research shows that reducing the digital divide among Latin American female immigrants to urban and rural Iowa can greatly enhance their educational status and increase their English proficiency. Increasing their computer skills would increase economic opportunities and socioeconomic conditions in their communities.

Workspace: Family Weekend Commemorative Tiles

Sep 24, 2009

2:00 PM

Workspace

tiles - $5 each

The Workspace Arts, performances

Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Purchase a Commemorative Tile

Class: Central Campus Field Trip

Sep 24, 2009

5:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $11 per field trip; public $16 per field trip

The Workspace Arts, performances

5:30-7:30pm for 2 weeks Field Trip for Photographers.

Class: Wheel Pottery, Section I

Sep 24, 2009

7:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $95; public $100

The Workspace Arts, performances

7-9:30pm for 7 weeks Learn hand-pulling, glazing, and finishing techniques.

Lecture: Graffiti: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Sep 24, 2009

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

Free

College of Design Lectures

Join Steve Grody in an exploration of the distinctive vernacular art of graffiti in Los Angeles.

Reading: Dean Bakopoulos

Sep 24, 2009

7:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Please Don't Come Back from the Moon & Other Stories : A Fiction Reading," Dean Bakopoulos, ISU English. Bakopoulos is author of the novel Please Don't Come Back from the Moon, a New York Times Notable Book. He has lectured at many universities about the economic and environmental problems facing the post-industrial Rust Belt and has published related essays and criticism.

The Poetry of Art

Sep 24, 2009

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Lectures

Accompany University Museums as we explore the relationship between images and language by sharing poetry inspired by the current exhibitions with special guests Mary Swander, Iowa's Poet Laureate and ISU Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences; and Jim Coppoc, ISU English and American Indian Studies.

Artists-in-Residence: PROJECT

Sep 24, 2009

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

Adults $10; ISU Students/Youth/55 & older $5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Project, a beatbox flute trio, will be in residence September 22-24 with a public recital on September 24.

Lecture: "Toward a Post Carbon Food System"

Sep 24, 2009

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Richard Heinberg is a senior fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, Sebastopol, Calif. He is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators, having delivered hundreds of lectures on oil depletion to a wide variety of audiences around the world. He is the award-winning author of eight books.