Monday, 26 Nov 2018
Lecture: Traditional Medicine and the Commercialization of Women's Bodies
Theresah Patrine Ennin is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, where she teaches African literature, critical theory, research methods and communicative skills. She is a 2018/19 American Council of Learned Societies/African Studies Association Presidential Fellow.
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018
Conversation: Top 10 tips for creating an accessible course
This conversation will cover 10 basic strategies for creating accessible online course content. Participants will learn about the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility and usability, as well as how to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.
Lecture: Men and the Politics of Hegemony in Ghanaian Film and Fiction
The presentation uses Ghanaian films and books to detail the measure men undertake in their desire to reach the hegemonic ideal and the costs and consequences to themselves and their families. Theresah Patrine Ennin is the 2018 American Council of Learned Societies-African Studies Association Presidential Fellow.
Panel Discussion: Children at War
"Children at War: Born into a War Zone," members of the International Student Council's Humanitarian Awareness Committee will share stories and facts about children growing up in nations at war or affected by war. The discussion will be led and moderated by Jean-Pierre Taoutel, a Senior Lecturer of French at Iowa State.
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018
Lecture: Creating Diverse and Inclusive Spaces in the Sciences
"Creating Deliberately Diverse and Intentionally Inclusive Spaces in the Sciences." Danielle N. Lee is a vocal advocate of science engagement among traditionally underrepresented and underserved audiences. She hosts the Urban Scientist blog at Scientific American and teaches mammalogy and urban ecology at Southern Illinois University.
Friday, 30 Nov 2018
Inclusive Classroom Workshop
This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.