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Saturday, 02 Oct 2021

Sunday, 03 Oct 2021

Sunday Tours: Ginnever "Folded Forms"

Oct 03, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

From complex geometry to striking forms, Charles Ginnever explored the intricacy of origami throughout his career. University Museums Curator Sydney Marshall takes you through the new exhibition "Charles Ginnever: Folded Forms."

Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021

Color Improv

Oct 05, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

With the synesthetic experience in mind, professional musicians will create improvisations based on the works of art in the reACT exhibition "Color Matters," translating color into sound. Join us and experience the sound of color at this unique event.

Friday, 08 Oct 2021

Webinar: Defining New Pathways for Culturally Relevant Leadership

Oct 08, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Zoom

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures

"Equity, Inclusion and Belonging: Defining New Pathways for Culturally Relevant Leadership" facilitated by Dr. Fred Bonner, professor and endowed chair in educational leadership and counseling, Prairie View A&M University. Register to receive Zoom live link.

Sunday, 10 Oct 2021

Sunday Tours: Bilingual "Arte Cubano"

Oct 10, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Journey through the exhibition "Arte Cubano" and learn about the varied artistic expressions found in contemporary Cuban art. Spanish translation by the students of the course Culture and Community: Iowa and Midwest Latino/as.

Monday, 11 Oct 2021

Dream Catcher Workshop for Indigenous People's Day

Oct 11, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$15 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn about the origin of this craft and the symbolism of the materials with Winnebago Omaha elder Irma Wilson White.

Dream Catcher Workshop for Indigenous People's Day

Oct 11, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$15 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn about the origin of this craft and the symbolism of the materials with Winnebago Omaha elder Irma Wilson White.

Friday, 15 Oct 2021

Last Day! Sugar Skulls Craft for Latinx Heritage Month

Oct 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.

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Building on an Ethical Foundation

Oct 15, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Step-a-torium, Student Innovation Center

free

Student Innovation Center Diversity Lectures

"Building on an Ethical Foundation," Alaina Money-Garman is the founder and CEO of Garman Homes and creator of Fresh Paint by Garman Homes. Known for her award winning blog, Build Like a Girl, Alaina is passionate about the role of women and BIPOC in homebuilding. Alaina is a frequent speaker and podcast guest who is known for sharing deeply personal stories of struggle and triumph in the hopes of inspiring and making space for others.

Lecture: Odette Casamayor-Cisneros

Oct 15, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom and Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Meetings, receptions

Cuban-born writer and scholar Dr. Odette Casamayor-Cisneros is Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. This lecture is in conjunction with the "Arte Cubano" exhibition.

Sunday, 24 Oct 2021

Sunday Tours: Bilingual "Arte Cubano"

Oct 24, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Journey through the exhibition "Arte Cubano" and learn about the varied artistic expressions found in contemporary Cuban art. Spanish translation by the students of the course Culture and Community: Iowa and Midwest Latino/as.

Monday, 25 Oct 2021

When Life Gives You a Wheelchair, Make Lemonade

Oct 25, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Online

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Disability Awareness Week Keynote by Zach Anner, an award-winning comedian, show host, TV writer, viral sensation, disability advocate, and public speaker.

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021

Open Spaces

Oct 26, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

Open Spaces was developed as a way to create face to face interaction here on campus. It provides community members a chance to learn a new skill or share a talent of their own. Any person with a specific skill (dance, music, sports) is invited to teach these skills to the others for free. The idea is to promote cultural understanding and to break the borders between people. All are welcome.

Wednesday, 27 Oct 2021

Disability Summit

Oct 27, 2021

9:00 AM - 2:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Dean of Students Office Conferences Diversity

The Iowa Regents Disability Awareness Summit brings together disability resource providers in higher education for a day of discussion, education and planning for the upcoming year. The event also provides education for departments/divisions who partner with disability resource providers. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Gallery Chat: "Color Matters" with Dr. Monic Behnken

Oct 27, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

A facilitated discussion of the reACT exhibition "Color Matters" guest curated by Dr. Jonathan Sturm, Professor of Music. Hear different perspectives from Dr. Monic Behnken. Ask questions and "reACT" to the exhibition.