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Wednesday, 01 Sep 2021

Webinar, Mindfully Resolving Cross-Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, NCORE)

Sep 01, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Registration Full - On Demand viewing post-session

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

So often, our educators, counselors, and administrators want to learn how to mindfully resolve cross-cultural conflicts, but are stuck in trying to answer some very familiar questions, "How do we create an atmosphere where every member is seen and valued? What if a cross-cultural conflict escalates and polarizes everyone in the room? What if I'm part of the problem?

Wednesday, 08 Sep 2021

Art Walk: Experiencing Art at the Intersections of Cultures with Dr. Sebastian Braun

Sep 08, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Boarder Crossing sculpture by Luis Jiménez, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Explore how the fusion of cultures has influenced the Art on Campus Collection. Dr. Sebastian Braun is Director of American Indian Studies and Associate Professor of Anthropology.

Sunday, 12 Sep 2021

Gallery Walk: "Arte Cubano" with Anne Pagel

Sep 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Gain a unique perspective from Anne Pagel, the curator of the private lender's collection, as she discusses the artists included in "Arte Cubano."

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021

Sugar Skulls Craft for Latinx Heritage Month

Sep 15, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8 in studio/$10 to go

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. One tradition includes building ofrendas (altars) honoring the deceased using brightly colored skulls, marigolds, and possessions of the departed. Instead of sugar, our skulls are paper mache, but we invite you to decorate them in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos using paint, glitter.

Thursday, 16 Sep 2021

Study Abroad Fair

Sep 16, 2021

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.

Film Screening: "Buena Vista Social Club"

Sep 16, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

Experience the sounds of Cuba alongside the art of Cuba with an evening screening of the acclaimed documentary "Buena Vista Social Club" (1999) at the Brunnier Art Museum, in conjunction with the exhibition "Arte Cubano."

Tuesday, 21 Sep 2021

Origami Crane Mobiles for the International Day of Peace

Sep 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 in studio or to go

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Commemorate the 20th year of the International Day of Peace with a mindfulness craft. Create a strand of 5 origami cranes symbolizing hope and healing during challenging times.

Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021

The Black Holocaust: How the Atlantic Slave Trade Still Affects Us Today

Sep 22, 2021

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Why tell the story of the Black Holocaust? What was/is the significance of depopulation of the African continent for ten centuries, in the past and now? Dr. Kesho Scott is an internationally renowned Diversity Trainer/Consultant, an Associate Professor of American Studies and Sociology at Grinnell College, and an award-winning writer.

Thursday, 23 Sep 2021

Webinar, Troubling the Waters: Alternative College Student Development Frameworks for Diverse Student Populations

Sep 23, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own via Stylus Publishing

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

As institutions of higher education across the country grapple with how to best meet the needs of their primary consumers, college students, it becomes increasingly important to have at their disposal an array of frameworks that provide them with conceptual and theoretical models that not only assist them with understanding where they are, but also who they are along their respective learning, growth, and development trajectories.

Sunday, 26 Sep 2021

Sunday Tours: Native American & Inuit Art

Sep 26, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Get a closer look at signature objects in the University Museums' permanent collection. This tour spotlights the diverse forms of Native American and Inuit art, from basketry to glassmaking.

Monday, 27 Sep 2021

reACT Exhibtion Opening Reception: "Color Matters"

Sep 27, 2021

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Special events

Get a first look at the newest reACT exhibition, guest curated by Dr. Jonathan Strum, Professor of Music. "Color Matters" explores the complex relationship humans have with color and how color shapes how we see and understand the world. Remarks at 5:00 pm by Dr. Sturm. Light refreshments.

Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021

VIRTUAL Curator's Exploration: "Color Matters"

Sep 28, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

YouTube

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Special events

Enjoy a virtual exploration of the newest reACT exhibition "Color Matters" with guest curator Dr. Jonathan Sturm as he shares his thoughts on the concept, discusses highlights of the exhibition, and invites you to visit in person and reACT.

Webinar, Create an inclusive online learning environment

Sep 28, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Webex (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Students interact with the instructor, their peers, and the course content throughout the learning process, often simultaneously in a learning environment. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.

Thursday, 30 Sep 2021

Webinar, College Student Development Theory: Transgressive Frameworks and Models for Diverse Populations

Sep 30, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own via Stylus Publishing

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

According to Perez-Izaguirre (2019), "Acts of transgression are located at the border of a norm bounded by limits, marked by what is appropriate". College student development theory has evolved over time to include essential contributions from intellectuals, scholars, and theorists representing myriad disciplines and fields both within and outside of the social sciences.