Sunday, 31 Mar 2019
Lecture: Fashion Suburbia
Explore the fashions of the middle-class mid-century family from gray flannel suits in the 50's to miniskirts in the 60's.
Lecture: Holocaust Survivor Celina Karp Biniaz
Celina Karp Biniaz is one of the last living survivors of Schindler's List. She will share her story of survival from living a comfortable, middle-class childhood to being forced into a Jewish ghetto and later one of the most infamous Nazi death camps, Auschwitz.
Monday, 01 Apr 2019
Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics: Florence George Graves
"#MeToo - Why Has It Taken So Long?" Florence George Graves is an award-winning journalist and founding director of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. Her reporting helped expose the imbalance of power between women and men in Washington long before the #metoo era.
Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019
Photography Master Study 6
Back by popular demand! One of the best ways to learn any art form is by exploring a master artist's methods. Under the expert guidance of professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg, you will study the creative process of eight new photographers who have truly mastered the trade. This four-week program meets on Tuesdays.
Lecture: Rest, Resiliency, and the Art of Digital Detox
"Getting A Good Night's Sleep: Rest, Resiliency and the Art of Digital Detox." Brian Luke Seaward will outline the connections between good health and resiliency as well as the connections between stress, screen addictions, and poor sleep. He is a faculty member at The Graduate Institute and executive director of the Paramount Wellness Institute.
Campaign Series: Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson is an author and activist, with a 35-year career focused on spiritual enlightenment and well-being. Her talk is part of the Campaign Series in 2019, providing the university community with opportunities to question candidates before the Iowa Caucuses.
Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019
Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series
Morrill Professor of architecture Tom Leslie will present "Postwar Skyscrapers from the Inside Out: The Role of Lighting in the Development of the 'Glass Box'" and architecture associate professor Vladimir Kulic will present "Learning from Yugoslavia" in this research exchange event. All are welcome to attend.
Lecture: Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask
The 2019 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture - Anton Treuer is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 14 books, including "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask."
Thursday, 04 Apr 2019
Lecture: Refugees as a Weapon of War
Johnpaul Agaba is a Ugandan lawyer and visiting Fulbright scholar who has worked with USAID and is a founding member of the nonprofit Refugee Advocacy for Development.
Friday, 05 Apr 2019
Friday Research Seminar: Canopy as an Architectural 'Parti'
In her book "The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church," Jelena Bogdanovic, associate professor of architecture, provides an innovative interpretation of the relationships between the canopy and the design of the Byzantine church. She will discuss the canopy as an architectural "parti" -- a guiding idea for design -- that generated unique experiences of being in space. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.
Lecture: Anecdotes in Applied Machine Learning
Brian McClendon, a former vice president at Google, will discuss how machine learning has become a bigger and more important factor in nearly every business and share examples of potential applications in the future. ISU Innovation Prize Weekend.
Speaker Tour: We Can End AIDS
The Student Global AIDS Campaign is on tour on campuses across the U.S. to bring the message that we can stop AIDS. Recent news of a second person cured of HIV has brought renewed attention to the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Four speakers, from the United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, the U.S. and South Africa, will talk about how HIV and AIDS have impacted their personal lives, and why people should support the prevention of HIV.