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Thursday, 05 Sep 2019

Communications and Civility in Our Democracy

Sep 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

S.E. Cupp is a political commentator, culture critic, and host of CNN's weekly program "Unfiltered." She is recognized for encouraging honest and respectful dialogue around politics, religion, and the media in American life.

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019

Emotions, Separating Fact from Fiction

Sep 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Lisa Feldman Barrett is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University and the author of "How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain." Her talk is hosted by the Neuroscience Interdepartmental Graduate Program, which will host a reception and student poster display preceding the lecture, 6-7 p.m., South Ballroom.

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019

POSTPONED: ClubFest

Sep 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central Campus

$0

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest has been moved to the Memorial Union Great Hall on Friday, Sept. 13, due to weather conditions.

Friday, 13 Sep 2019

ClubFest

Sep 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Monday, 16 Sep 2019

My Battle with Mental Illness: Finding Hope in the Midst of Suffering - Jake Sullivan

Sep 16, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"My Battle with Mental Illness: Finding Hope in the Midst of Suffering," Jake Sullivan. Sullivan played basketball at Iowa State (2000-04), silently battling depression and obsessive compulsive disorder in the midst of his athletic and academic accomplishments. He will speak about the steps he took to navigate his challenges with mental illness and the importance of recognizing that mental illness can affect anyone.

Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019

Free Speech and Academic Freedom

Sep 17, 2019

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Henry (Hank) Reichman is the former chair of the Association of American University Professors Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure and an expert on campus free speech. He is professor emeritus of history at California State University, East Bay.

Lecture: Literacy as Action in Enduring Climates of Xenophobia

Sep 17, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Cati de los Ríos is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at UC Davis. De los Ríos's research explores the intersections of adolescent literacies, transnationalism, translanguaging, ethnic studies, and teacher education.

Thursday, 19 Sep 2019

Study Abroad Fair

Sep 19, 2019

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. The U.S. Postal Service will have staff available to accept passport applications and renewals.

Documentary: The Postville Raid

Sep 19, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

The film tells the gripping personal stories of the individuals, the families and the town that survived the most brutal, most expensive and largest immigration raid in the history of the United States and serves as a cautionary tale of government abuses. Megan Myers, assistant professor in world languages and cultures, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019

Ivy College of Business CEO Speaker Series - Beth Ford, Land O’Lakes

Sep 24, 2019

2:10 PM

Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Beth Ford is president and CEO of Land O'Lakes and an Iowa State Ivy College of Business graduate.

Thursday, 26 Sep 2019

Documentary: Stolen Education

Sep 26, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

This film documents the untold story of Mexican-American school children who challenged discrimination in Texas schools in the 1950's and changed the face of education in the Southwest. Brian Behnken, associate professor of history, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

Saturday, 28 Sep 2019

Symposium: U.S. Latino/a Studies 25th Anniversary

Sep 28, 2019

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Conferences Diversity

Engage memory, incite conversation and encourage cross cultural connections throughout the ISU campus, Iowa and the Midwest. Events include dynamic panels with students, faculty and staff, and local and national experts; presentations on ISU initiatives; and a keynote address on stereotypes from author and curator, William "Memo" Nericcio. Preregistration (free) encouraged.

Walk-In Craft: Mini Ofrendas

Sep 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors those who have passed. An essential ritual includes making altars or ofrendas (meaning offerings) that include objects placed on display that pay homage to loved ones. Construct and decorate a small paper version in honor of Iowa State's Latino/a Studies Program 25th anniversary symposium.

Channeling Mextasy: Latinxers in the Digital Age - William Nericcio

Sep 28, 2019

1:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Channeling Mextasy: Latinxers in the Digital Age," William "Memo" Nericcio, a Mexican-American public intellectual, artist, cultural critic, and professor of comparative literature at San Diego State University. He is the U.S. Latino/a Studies Program's 25th Anniversary Symposium keynote speaker.