Monday, 13 Nov 2017
Performance: Meskwaki Nation Dancers
Celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month with a special performance by the Meskwaki Nation dancers.
Lecture: Changing the Way We See Native America
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
"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
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.