Monday, 15 Feb 2016
Bayesian sparse reduced rank multivariate regression, Gyuhyeong Goh, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Alex Tuckness is a professor and Director of Graduate Education in the Department of Political Science at Iowa State, with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
James Portnow is perhaps best known for writing Extra Credits, a web series that explores topics in games and the gaming industry. He is a game designer and consultant known for his theories on socially positive design.
Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016
"Letting Gendered Spaces Go: Striving for Gender and Nature Balance Through Bonding in Disney's Frozen and Maleficent," Sarah Chase, ISU English. Part of a series of informal, brown-bag lunch symposiums.
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016
Dinesh D'Souza has had a 25-year career as a writer, scholar and public intellectual. He is a former policy analyst in the Reagan White House and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
Thursday, 18 Feb 2016
"Re-Enchanting the Academy: The All-But-Forgotten Christian Virtue of Delight," Kevin Corcoran. Corcoran is a professor of philosophy at Calvin College, will explore how cultivating virtues of delight and gratitude enables each of us to re-enchant the world in the act of ordinary living.
"Sister, Sister: Black Women as Activists in Civil Rights and Social Justice Movements Today," Natasha Croom, ISU School of Education; Lorraine Acker, Margaret Sloss Women's Center; and Audrey Kennis, ISU Design.