Monday, 07 Apr 2014
Artist, activist and community planner Theaster Gates, Jr. (BS 1996 Community & Regional Planning / MA 2005 Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies), Chicago, will share key lessons on his personal experience and career, from his time as an undergraduate planning student at Iowa State to the complex ecology of his current artistic practice. Both informative and performative, his presentation will embody what it means to pursue a vocation in the arts.
"Zodiac: A Comprehensive Depiction of Genetic Interactions in Cancer by Integrating TCGA Data", Yuan Ji, Director, Biomedical Research Informatics, Northshore University Health System, University of Chicago, Chicago,Illinois
Sr. Mary Beth Ingham explores the Franciscan intellectual tradition, including its emphasis on science, beauty and environmental ethics, through the philosophy of John Duns Scotus. Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture Series
"God Loves Uganda" is an exploration of the evangelical campaign to change African culture with values imported from America. The film follows American and Ugandan religious leaders fighting "sexual immorality" and missionaries trying to convince Ugandans to follow Biblical law.