Monday, 15 Apr 2019
Heal the Divide on Campus is a reading of new student-written plays. Students in Charissa Menefee's playwriting class participated in a workshop conducted by Protest Plays Project founder Tiffany Antone and created their own Heal the Divide on Campus plays. Readings also will done by other students from ISU and different campuses.
Sketching is a form of design notation and communication, a way in which ideas from the mental camera roll develop into forms and spaces and eventually built space. Richard Alomar, Rutgers University associate professor of landscape architecture, will talk about sketchbooks and journals as mediums for data collection, present sketching exercise examples and share ways students can develop a practice of sketching to record their experience.
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
Nancy "Rusty" Barceló, special assistant for diversity, equity and inclusion to the chancellor of the University of Illinois and an expert on institutional change, will share her professional journey as a Chicana administrator and change agent at the highest levels of academia. This workshop will be repeated today, 1-2:30 p.m. Registration requested.
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
Associate professors of architecture Dan Naegele and Doug Spencer will share their recent work in this third Architecture Research Exchange event. All are welcome.
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
"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
Fernando Burga, assistant professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Minnesota, will show how graphic representation techniques can capture undocumented immigrants' experiences and inform the development of planning goals and objectives. Lecture co-sponsored by the sustainable environments graduate program and Department of Community and Regional Planning.
Ocean Discovery Lecture Series - "Climate Change and ecosystem transformation: plant wax evidence from Indian Ocean Drilling" by Sarah Feakins, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA