Monday, 31 Mar 2014
Language, Poetry and Resilience - Natalie Diaz
Join us for a moderated conversation with poet Natalie Diaz about the process of writing poems, about the place of myth in writing, and about the language revitalization program she directs at Fort Mojave, where she works and teaches with the last Elder speakers of the Mojave language. Natalie Diaz is the author of the poetry collection When My Brother Was an Aztec. She earned a BA from Old Dominion University, where she received a...
"Bayesian Variable Selection in the Presence of Multicollinearity", Joyee Ghosh, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa - Iowa City
Battle Ground Road Drummers & Meskwaki Nation Dancers
The Battle Ground Road drum group and Meskwaki Nation Dancers will share traditional and contemporary songs and dances.
In the Light of Justice - Walter Echo-Hawk
The Battle Ground Road drum group and Meskwaki Nation Dancers will perform at 6:30 pm, preceding the 7:00 pm talk. Walter Echo-Hawk is a lawyer, tribal judge, scholar and activist. The 2014 Thompson Memorial Lecture
Interior Mythologies: Literary Readings & Discussion
Literary Readings and discussion with K. L. Cook, author of three books of fiction and teaches in Iowa State's MFA Program in Creative Writing and Environment. Poet Natalie Diaz is an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian community and author of the poetry collection "When My Brother Was an Aztec." Part of the Wildness, Wilderness & the Environmental Imagination Series