Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018
"Wasted! A Story of Food Waste." The documentary shows how influential chefs from around the world transform scraps of food into savory dishes. Following the movie, Lynn Pritchard, co-owner of Table 128 Bistro & Bar, will give a brief talk about how his restaurant handles food waste. The 2017-18 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series.
"The Dead Zone: Will Shrimp and Corn Chowder Survive?" Nancy N. Rabalais is the Shell Oil Endowed Chair in Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at Louisiana State University and a 2012 MacArthur Fellow. She leads Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium/Louisiana State University's annual survey of the Gulf hypoxic zone.
Thursday, 22 Mar 2018
Photographer Christopher Schneberger (Columbia College, Chicago) builds entire worlds in his art, creating narrative series filled with otherworldly characters. Using photographic technologies from the antiquated to the futuristic, he weaves together fact and fiction into immersive experiences. Bringing his traveling 3-D theater to the College of Design, Schneberger will show his work and discuss how he creates his complex illusions.
Rosina Bierbaum is a professor and former dean at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment. She will discuss her research and career working at the interface of environmental science and policy.
Friday, 23 Mar 2018
Marianne Fairbanks, an assistant professor in the design studies department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will outline the three distinct yet intersecting threads of her practice, including her solo work, her research into emerging textile technology and a community-based project.
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!