Wednesday, 02 Mar 2022
A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.
In "Muslims of the Heartland," Edward E. Curtis IV uncovers the long history of Muslims in a part of the country where many readers would not expect to find them -- including in Iowa, the home of the first purpose-built mosque in the United States. Hosted by ISU's religious studies program.
The categories of race, gender, and sexuality continue to be the site of analysis for many higher education researchers, effectively filling the void of intersectional approaches to student development and learning theory. Yet, we still struggle with terminology that honors Latinx/a/o students' identities, let alone their intersections with systems of oppression.