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What is featured?

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.

Friday, 01 Mar 2019

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

Mar 01, 2019

8:15 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's Mission to "create, share and apply knowledge ... and make Iowa and the world a better place." This year's keynote will be delivered by Vernon Wall, LeaderShape Inc., Washington, D.C. Registration (free) is requested.

ISCORE Keynote: Vernon Wall

Mar 01, 2019

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Vernon Wall is a nationally known speaker in the areas of social justice and leadership styles and is one of the founders and facilitators of the Social Justice Training Institute.

Lecture: Reframing the National Conversation about Immigration

Mar 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Law and Story: Reframing the National Conversation about Immigration," Rev. Dr. David Vasquez-Levy, President of the Pacific School of Religion, and Tom Miller, Iowa State Attorney General, will discuss both immigration laws and the current immigration narrative among academic, legal and religious communities.