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Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019

The Case Against Free Speech - P.E. Moskowitz

Oct 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

P.E. Moskowitz will discuss their new book, "The Case Against Free Speech." The book looks at how one of our most treasured rights -- free speech -- is rarely the equalizer we assume it to be, but rather is defined and redefined by those in power to reflect their ideals and agenda. Constitution Day Lecture

Wednesday, 02 Oct 2019

Soulware: The American Spirit in Global Higher Education - Dr. Way Kuo

Oct 02, 2019

4:10 PM

Alliant-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Way Kuo, president of City University of Hong Kong and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Kuo will discuss how the process of internationalization in higher education has enabled the rapid development of universities around the world.

Thursday, 03 Oct 2019

Documentary: Voices from Mariel

Oct 03, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

The director recounts the story of five individuals who come to the United States from Cuba in the 1980 boat crisis from the Mariel Port. Lucia Suarez, associate professor in world languages and cultures, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

Friday, 04 Oct 2019

Performance: Hikaru

Oct 04, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity

Explore Japanese folk music through Hikaru's magical melodies and striking rhythms. Ensemble leader Nobuto Yamanaka brings together the distinctive three-string Tsugaro shamisen, powerful taiko drums, Japanese flute, songs and dance in a stunning performance that will carry you to the soaring mountains and rugged seas of Japan.

Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language

Oct 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Brown Bag American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language," training for employees and community members interested in learning basic signs and more about deaf culture. You do not need to attend every session in order to learn from this series. Bring your lunch and an open mind for this interactive course.

Monday, 07 Oct 2019

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 07, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Lets Talk: A Conversation on How We Communicate About Science

Oct 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Deborah Green worked for more than 30 years as an environmental and engineering geologist in consulting and industry. Today she applies her technical knowledge and experience to a writing career and has been recognized for her work in raising awareness in science and science communication as the 2018-19 Richard H. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer in Applied Geology.

Un/Seen: Gender, College Going, and Transgender Student World-Making

Oct 07, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

In this talk, Dr. Nicolazzo will discuss her current research on transgender college students to explore how gender creates tension points for students, faculty, and staff on college campuses. She will also discuss what possibilities exist for reimaging gendered futures, including how trans people have already been using the Internet to do this sort of world-making.

Tuesday, 08 Oct 2019

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 08, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Wednesday, 09 Oct 2019

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Thursday, 10 Oct 2019

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Campus conversation: Managing threats and fear

Oct 10, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures Training, development

"From Words to Bullets: Managing Threats and Fear," presented by ISU Police. Explore common fears about verbal, physical, and lethal attacks, as well as a space to gain knowledge participants can then use as tools to increase their own safety. Small group discussions will follow the presentation.

Documentary: A Meditation on Puerto Rico's Political Status

Oct 10, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

"The Last Colony: A Meditation on Puerto Rico's Political Status," an in-depth exploration of Puerto Rico's political status and its unique relationship to the United States. Jose Rosa, professor of marketing, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

Lecture: Gender and Communication on the Campaign Trail

Oct 10, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Kelly Winfrey, an assistant professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, will discuss the unique challenges women candidates face and the communication strategies they use in their efforts to win over voters. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series.

Friday, 11 Oct 2019

Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language

Oct 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Brown Bag American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language," training for employees and community members interested in learning basic signs and more about deaf culture. You do not need to attend every session in order to learn from this series. Bring your lunch and an open mind for this interactive course.

Sunday, 13 Oct 2019

Lecture: Rethinking the Future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in American Cities

Oct 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Design Diversity Lectures

Planning and development specialist Brian Hurd, the technical assistance program manager for Rise Community Development in St. Louis, will talk about building equity and sustainability in communities in a public keynote lecture following an invitation-only design charrette to examine regenerative and inclusive housing solutions for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Hurd holds a master of community and regional planning from ISU.

Monday, 14 Oct 2019

Dream Catcher Workshop

Oct 14, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: $20 Public: $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Irma Wilson White Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn the origin of the craft and the symbolism of the materials to see the cultural significance of this ancient artform. Learn the knotting techniques for your hoop, and choose a bead and feather to incorporate into your own design. Commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day!

Dream Catcher Workshop

Oct 14, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: $20 Public: $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Irma Wilson White Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn the origin of the craft and the symbolism of the materials to see the cultural significance of this ancient artform. Learn the knotting techniques for your hoop, and choose a bead and feather to incorporate into your own design. Commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day!

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019

Lecture: My Journey with Tourette's

Oct 15, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures

Iowan Trevor Smith was diagnosed with one of the most extreme cases of Tourette's in the world, but with the help of ground-breaking treatment, his constant tics are beginning to ease. This event is a part of Disability Awareness Week 2019.

Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019

Workshop: Gender 101

Oct 16, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

Student Organizations Conferences Diversity

Learn the basics of gender identities and expression from an LGBTQIA+ perspective. Presented by the Gamma Rho Lambda Omicron chapter.

Lecture: Set Design on Broadway

Oct 16, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Knowing How to Break the Rules: Set Design on Broadway," Rachel Hauck, 2019 Tony award-winning set designer for the Broadway musical "Hadestown," and the 2019 Tony-nominated play "What the Constitution Means to Me." Hauck will discuss her journey as a woman in the arts and talk about ways to create more opportunities for women and people of color on Broadway.

Friday, 18 Oct 2019

Lecture: Arab Voices

Oct 18, 2019

11:30 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. James Zogby is the founder and president of the Arab-American Institute and author of Arab Voices: What They are Saying to Us, And Why it Matters. Zogby will be giving a talk on U.S. foreign and domestic policy and what it means for the upcoming 2020 presidential election, with special regard to the Bernie Sanders campaign.

Monday, 21 Oct 2019

Lecture: The Evolving Identity of the Latino

Oct 21, 2019

6:00 PM

Hach Hall Atrium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Alfredo Mirande is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, and a scholar of Chicano sociology, masculinity, the relationship among law, race, class and gender. His talk is being hosted by Lazos, a group of Hispanic/Latino men in leadership positions at Iowa State who are actively engaging Latinx students and mentoring them in their college experience and beyond.

Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019

Lecture: Making Government Better Through Open Science

Oct 22, 2019

5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Making Government Better Through Open Science: Real-life Examples of Truly Smarter Cities," Tom Schenk Jr., researcher and author on applying technology, data and analytics to make better decisions. He's the director of analytics at KPMG, where he leads the smart city and government analytics practice.

Friday, 25 Oct 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

Oct 25, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday for celebrating those who have passed. Drawings of Sugar Skulls often include flowers, dots, linear patterns, and other fun elements that can transfer beautifully onto pottery. We will have pattern ideas as well as bisque with pre-printed designs for coloring in. Pick yours up in time for Dia de los Muertos October 31-November 2.

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Oct 25, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.

Saturday, 26 Oct 2019

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Oct 26, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.

Sunday, 27 Oct 2019

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Oct 27, 2019

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.

Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019

Lecture: How the Prison Boom Transformed Rural America

Oct 29, 2019

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"In Our Backyards: How the Prison Boom Transformed Rural America," John Major Eason, associate professor in the sociology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and author of "Big House on the Prairie: Rise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation." Eason was a church-based community organizer focusing on housing and criminal justice issues.

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019

Lecture: Science, Technology and Faith

Oct 30, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Aaron Dominguez is the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the Catholic University of America, a particle physicist, and a devout Catholic. He will speak about how faith is part of what inspires him to study the origins of the universe in his own research in experimental high-energy physics.