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What is featured?

Sunday, 03 Feb 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 03, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 05 Feb 2019

Film: Major!

Feb 05, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Dean of Students Office Arts, performances Diversity

The documentary MAJOR! explores the life of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years

Wednesday, 06 Feb 2019

Belly Dance Class

Feb 06, 2019

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55 Public $65

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and most importantly, it's tons of fun! Learn basic technique and a short dance choreography to show off to friends and family.

Thursday, 07 Feb 2019

Lecture: Left, Right and Liberalism in Public Life

Feb 07, 2019

6:30 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

David T. Koyzis, a Fellow in Politics at the St. George's Centre for Biblical and Public Theology, will discuss how the labels "left" and "right" mask the dominance of liberal individualism, contributing to political polarization.

Lecture: The Science of Flirting

Feb 07, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Jeffrey Hall is an associate professor of communication studies at the University of Kansas and an expert on flirting and communication in romantic relationships.

Sunday, 10 Feb 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Lecture: Chicano Activism and Immigration

Feb 11, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Jimmy Patino is an assistant professor of Chicano & Latino Studies at the University of Minnesota.

Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Feb 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Friday, 15 Feb 2019

Ready to Run Iowa

Feb 15, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

$25

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a nonpartisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Registration is required.

Sunday, 17 Feb 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 17, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Friday, 22 Feb 2019

Social Justice Summit

Feb 22, 2019

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Conferences Diversity Student activities

The Social Justice Summit provides students with the opportunity to increase their awareness of inclusion issues and to develop action plans that will assist them in being agents of change on campus. Registration is free and open to ISU undergraduate and graduate students.

Sunday, 24 Feb 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 24, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 25 Feb 2019

Monday Monologues series

Feb 25, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

"Daily Dialogue: Truth," a live storytelling event by the Iowa State Daily. Five students will share personal stories for Black History Month.

Lecture: Youth and the First Amendment

Feb 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Stand Up! Speak Up! Youth and the First Amendment." Mary Beth Tinker and John Tinker will discuss the significance of their historic Supreme Court case, especially in the current political climate. Mark Stringer, ACLU of Iowa Director, will moderate.

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019

Lecture: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism

Feb 26, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism," Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility" and "Is Everyone Really Equal." DiAngelo has had a profound influence on the national discourse on race. She is affiliate faculty at the University of Washington College of Education. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019

ISCORE Preconference

Feb 27, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

Keynote: Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Feb 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"But You Don't Look Like You Have an Eating Disorder, and Other Avoidable Barriers to Recovery," Sarah Thompson, a writer, eating disorder recovery coach and consultant, will share stories from their own recovery after having an eating disorder for 18 years.