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Sunday, 14 Apr 2019

International Food Fair

Apr 14, 2019

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Admission $3 ($2 in advance), food prices vary

Student Activities Diversity Student activities

Try meals, snacks, desert and drinks from over 11 different countries, presented by the representatives of international student organizations.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Engagement 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, 15 Apr 2019

Lecture: Countries of Conflict

Apr 15, 2019

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Members of the International Student Council's Humanitarian Awareness Committee will share stories and facts about people in nations facing humanitarian crises. The nations include Palestine, Libya, Myanmar, Sudan, and Yemen.

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019

Lecture: Understanding Second Language Speakers: What Really Matters?

Apr 16, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics - Tracey Derwing, a Professor Emeritus of TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta, has extensively researched second language fluency and pronunciation, especially the relationships among intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accent.

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019

*CANCELED* Lecture: Indigenous Food Systems and the Honorable Harvest

Apr 17, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

This event has been canceled due to travel complications. The poster session is being rescheduled. "Renewing Reciprocity: Indigenous Food Systems and the Honorable Harvest." Robin Wall Kimmerer, keynote speaker for the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Symposium, is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology at SUNY and the author of "Braiding Sweetgrass."

Thursday, 18 Apr 2019

Lecture: Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox

Apr 18, 2019

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

Free - No Tickets Required

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Building Bridges or Walls: Where Do the U.S. and Mexico Go from Here?" - Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox is a leading voice on North American trade policy and the challenges of immigration.

Friday, 19 Apr 2019

Ready to Run Iowa

Apr 19, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 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.