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Friday, 14 Feb 2020

Kickoff: 19th Amendment Centennial

Feb 14, 2020

11:30 AM - 6:30 PM

2229 Memorial Union

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Conferences Diversity

"Hard Won, Not Done," a year of events scheduled across the state of Iowa to celebrate 100 years of women's suffrage. Join us for a half-day commemoration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which will celebrate the diverse voices of the women's suffrage movement in Iowa and note other important landmarks in the American journey to universal adult suffrage. Although the vote was hard won, the work is not yet done.

Monday, 17 Feb 2020

Walk-in Craft: Ankara Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Feb 17, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ankara fabric (or African Wax Printing) is created through a wax-resist dyeing technique and is known for its vivid colors and bold patterns. Find a combination of Ankara fabrics that you like, and we will show you how to wrap them around cord to make a set of three bracelets sized just for you.

Managing Risk in a More Uncertain World: What We Can Learn from Surfers, Studs, and Sexworkers

Feb 17, 2020

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Allison Schrager is an economist, award-winning journalist at Quartz, and author of "An Economist Walks into a Brothel."

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

Walk-in Craft: Ankara Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Feb 18, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ankara fabric (or African Wax Printing) is created through a wax-resist dyeing technique and is known for its vivid colors and bold patterns. Find a combination of Ankara fabrics that you like, and we will show you how to wrap them around cord to make a set of three bracelets sized just for you.

Town Hall Meeting: Students Against Racism

Feb 18, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Diversity Special events Student activities

This is the second town hall meeting with Iowa State administrators to provide an update on the university's response to demands by the student group, Students Against Racism.

Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020

Walk-in Craft: Ankara Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Feb 19, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ankara fabric (or African Wax Printing) is created through a wax-resist dyeing technique and is known for its vivid colors and bold patterns. Find a combination of Ankara fabrics that you like, and we will show you how to wrap them around cord to make a set of three bracelets sized just for you.

Thursday, 20 Feb 2020

Walk-in Craft: Ankara Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Feb 20, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ankara fabric (or African Wax Printing) is created through a wax-resist dyeing technique and is known for its vivid colors and bold patterns. Find a combination of Ankara fabrics that you like, and we will show you how to wrap them around cord to make a set of three bracelets sized just for you.

Friday, 21 Feb 2020

Arts Midwest World Fest

Feb 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity

Okaidja Afroso's latest album, "The Palm Wine Sea," brings together the deep understanding of Okaidja's own musical transitions and the inspiration of Africa throughout Latin America. The music of "The Palm Wine Sea" is the music of the human experience. It is joyous, tragic and uplifting. It embodies the vast perfect/imperfect shared human story.

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Lecture: Indigenous Peoples in Children's and Young Adult Literature

Feb 26, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Debbie Reese is an independent scholar of Indigenous childrenâEUR(TM)s literature and the teaching of Indigenous peoples and history in K-12, editor of American Indians in ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Literature. In this lecture, Dr. Reese will examine depictions of Native peoples in children's books, past and present, and provide suggestions for how to become more skilled in selecting and presenting information about Indigenous peoples to children.