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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.