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Monday, 13 Nov 2017

Performance: Meskwaki Nation Dancers

Nov 13, 2017

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month with a special performance by the Meskwaki Nation dancers.

Lecture: Changing the Way We See Native America

Nov 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Matika Wilbur is a photographer and social documentarian from the Swinomish and Tulalip Tribes of the Pacific Northwest. She is the founder of Project 562, a multi-year national photo and narrative undertaking to document contemporary Indian identity.

Lecture: Women, War and Post-War Return in Liberia

Nov 13, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Special events

"Green Light of Peace: Women, War and Post-War Return in Liberia." Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, a visiting scholar with the African Humanities Program, will speak about her research on African women in post-conflict situations and gender and politics.

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017

Lecture: Why is there a Neo-Nazi on My Campus? A German Historian Explains

Nov 14, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Jeremy Best, an assistant professor of history at Iowa State, will discuss the ideology of these organizations, their connection to the Nazis and other 20th-century fascist organizations, and why their white nationalism seems to have had a resurgence in our own times.

Thursday, 16 Nov 2017

Lecture: Tom Vilsack on Agriculture and Climate Change

Nov 16, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Special events

Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for eight years in the Obama administration.

Friday, 17 Nov 2017

A Conversation with Chelsea Walton

Nov 17, 2017

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

362 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Chelsea Walton, an assistant editor with Pixar Animation Studios, will discuss her work with the documentary crew at Pixar and prior work for corporate clients and independent producers.