Monday, 26 Mar 2018
Join a discussion exploring the benefits, possibilities and potential for Iowa State to engage strategically with its Native neighbors in research and collaboration.
Chicago-based composer, sound designer, radio and visual artist Eric Leonardson will talk about several ongoing projects that intersected via "Eco-Sensing and Soundscape," a studio course he taught in fall 2015 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a practicing artist and educator, Leonardson is interested in the promise of technology to enable new connections between physical action, sensory perception and ideas.
Steve Jones is in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and Director of the Bread Lab at Washington State University. His research is directed towards improving wheat varieties (and other crops) for traditional and organic systems that incorporate diverse rotations and systems for small and midsized farms. Farmer participation and expertise is utilized and encouraged in research planning and decision making.
Tarana Burke shares her personal story behind the "Me Too" movement and the viral #MeToo campaign that has emerged as a rallying cry for people who have experienced sexual assault or harassment.