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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.

Friday, 06 Sep 2019

Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture: Bart Akkerhuis

Sep 06, 2019

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Bart Akkerhuis is an architect and founder of Paris-based Studio Akkerhuis, an award-winning design firm that has grown rapidly since its founding in 2014 while working on a variety of high-profile projects. He will present "In Five Short Years," the 2019 Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture, as a part of the Architecture Premiere 2019 celebration of the new academic year.

C-HOP Festival: Recital and lecture

Sep 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

140 Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances Lectures

"Eastern European Organ and Harpsichord Music by Women Composers," Miriam Zach, ISU organ faculty.

Saturday, 07 Sep 2019

Monarch Tagging

Sep 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$2-$12

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Learn from the experts about why we tag monarchs, how to track them, and tag your very own monarch that you can follow on Monarch Watch.

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019

Home Gardening Series

Sep 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13-$20

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Simple Question September." Are there seemingly simple gardening aspects or processes at which you feel you are consistently failing? If so, you are NOT alone.

Gallery Chat: Dawn Bratsch-Prince

Sep 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty and professor of Spanish.

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.

Thursday, 12 Sep 2019

Nature at Noon: Ecological Feminism

Sep 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Meet ISU Sociology Lecturer Daniellle Wirth, and learn about ecofeminism -- the philosophically feminist approach to understanding ecology.

Friday, 13 Sep 2019

The Importance of Being Different - ROY REIMAN

Sep 13, 2019

3:30 PM

MacKay Hall Auditorium (0117)

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Media businessman and entrepreneur Roy Reiman will speak about his career in magazines and publishing. He founded Reiman Publications, which grew to employ over 600 people and published 14 national magazinesâ€"all of which were supported solely with subscriptions, and no advertising. At the company’s peak, when the total circulation reached 16.3 million subscribers, every eighth home in America received at least one of the magazines....

Entrepreneurial Speaker Series: Roy Reiman

Sep 13, 2019

4:00 PM

0117 MacKay Hall

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Lectures

"The Importance of Being Different," Roy Reiman, ISU alumnus and founder of Reiman Publications. A public Q&A will follow the talk.

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

Gallery Chat: Ruxandra Looft

Sep 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Ruxandra Looft, Director of Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity.

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.

Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019

Psychology panel: Discerning fake news

Sep 18, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Lectures

"Psychology in Everyday Life: Discerning Fake News." Graduate students in psychology will discuss ways to tell the difference between real and fake news, why people often fall for fake news, and a brief history on the prevalence of fake news in the media.

Ecologies of Elsewhere: Commonstudio Lecture

Sep 18, 2019

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Kim Karlsrud and Daniel Phillips, cofounders of Commonstudio in Los Angeles, will share recent work with urban ecosystems that spans many countries, contexts and disciplinary boundaries between art, design and science.

Friday, 20 Sep 2019

Lecture: Engineering a Life of Service

Sep 20, 2019

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Learn about the extraordinary personal and professional life of Henry J. Brunnier, co-founder of the Brunnier Art Museum with his wife, Ann. Mike Davies, president and principal structural engineer of H. J. Brunnier Associates, will present a selection of structures designed by the engineering firm that bears Brunnier's name.

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

Our Digital Future (Through the Lens of the Past) - Dr. Douglas Van Houweling

Sep 26, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Douglas Van Houweling is a professor emeritus in the School of Information at the University of Michigan. He has had a long career in higher education information technology leadership and management. He has led the information technology function at Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Michigan.

Friday, 27 Sep 2019

Planetarium Show: Backyard Astronomy

Sep 27, 2019

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Saturday, 28 Sep 2019

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.

Monday, 30 Sep 2019

Monday Monologues series

Sep 30, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," A series of short plays addressing climate change issues, with a focus on community action. Directed by Vivian Cook, ISU music and theatre.