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Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Lecture: Urbanization in the Global Cold War: Thinking the Third World through the Second World

Feb 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Lukasz Stanek, a visiting associate professor of architecture at the University of Michigan, will speak about the ways in which the discourse about urbanization has been dominated by Western urban centers and concepts, and how cities in West Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe have been places where competing concepts, methodologies and frameworks are debated, tested and developed.

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

Lecture: Food & Faith, Why Eating is a Moral Act

Feb 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Jim Ennis is the executive director of Catholic Rural Life, a nonprofit organization dedicated to issues affecting rural communities, including a just and sustainable food supply and the spiritual, social, and economic wellbeing of rural America.

Thursday, 14 Feb 2019

Nature at Noon: Toys & Games

Feb 14, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Hear from Assistant Director, Aaron Steil, about the wonderful ways Reiman Gardens will integrate this year's theme, Toys & Games, into garden displays, education programs, events, exhibits, and more.

Friday, 15 Feb 2019

Friday Research Seminar: Circulation and Urbanization

Feb 15, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ross Adams, an assistant professor of architecture, will present his newly published book, "Circulation and Urbanization," which is a foundational investigation into the history of the urban. He contends that the urban arose in the 19th century in parallel to the emergent liberal nation state.