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Monday, 15 Oct 2018

Norman Borlaug Lecture

Oct 15, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Join a conversation with the 2018 World Food Prize Laureates Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro about their work promoting child and maternal nutrition in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen will moderate the conversation.

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Lecture: Towards an Architecture of Happy Nihilism

Oct 16, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

181 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Sean Griffiths, a practicing architect and professor of architecture at the University of Westminster, London, will describe his career-long quest for architectural meaning and his failure to find any -- a lesson in how to construct a meaningful critical career through the rejection of everything and the embracing of nothing.

Lecture: How Archaeology Killed Biblical History - Hector Avalos

Oct 16, 2018

6:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Hector Avalos is Professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University. He will discuss how archaeology has been used to refute the claim that the Bible is historically accurate in depicting creation, the Exodus, the reign of Solomon and many other events.

Lecture: Where Are All the Black People? Ericka Hart

Oct 16, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Ericka Hart is an activist, cancer survivor and sexuality educator, and is currently an adjunct at Columbia University's School of Social Work.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Film and discussion: The Witness

Oct 17, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

In this 2015 documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder. A Green Dot event.

Lecture: Postcolonial identities Seen from Europe and Africa

Oct 17, 2018

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

0127 Curtiss Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Lectures

Yolanda Aixela-Cabre is a cultural anthropologist, tenured scientist and vice director of research for the State Agency for Superior Scientific Research in Spain. In this lecture, she will tackle social identity through the lens of postcolonial societies.

Friday, 19 Oct 2018

Friday Research Seminar: The Changing Face of Landscape Tourism

Oct 19, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Hans Klein-Hewitt, assistant professor of landscape architecture, will talk about the changing nature of landscape tourism with a focus on how tourist destinations struggle to keep up with national trends. Part of the Friday Research Seminar series sponsored by the Institute for Design Research and Outreach.