Tuesday, 27 Sep 2022
Recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court have altered Americans understanding of privacy, freedom of religion, and personal liberties. The Constitution Day expert panel will discuss the immediate legal effects and how other personal freedoms could be affected by upcoming cases.
Antoine Alston, Iowa State alum and associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at North Carolina A&T State University, will speak his newly released book, "The Legacy of the New Farmers of America," a historical narrative about a national organization meant for Black farm boys studying vocational agriculture in high school.
Wednesday, 28 Sep 2022
Interpreter: Joseph Russ Carmen Elena Diaz Anzora is a member of the executive committee of the Calvinist Reformed Church of El Salvador, where she works as Coordinator of the churchâ€™s Education Program and forms part of the coordinating team for the churchâ€™s Migrant Ministry. She holds a degree Educational Sciences, specializing in Peace Education, with additional training in Psychosocial Care and Psychotraumatology.
Ernie Shea is president of Solutions from the Land (SfL), a nonprofit organization that incubates and supports farmer-led, multi-stakeholder platforms that inspire, educate, and equip agricultural partners to innovate and lead efforts to sustain productivity, enhance climate resilience, and contribute to local and global goals for sustainable development.
Thursday, 29 Sep 2022
A public reception will begin at 5pm. Dr. Bedi will speak at 6pm. Dr. Kiran Bedi was the first woman to join the officer ranks of Indian Police Service in1972. She was the 24th Lt Governor of Puducherry and served the United Nations as Civilian Police Advisor in Peace Keeping Operations. Her latest book Fearless Governance is based on ground realities as she saw while serving as the Lt. Governor in Puducherry.
Friday, 30 Sep 2022
Martino Stierli, chief curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art, will discuss the curatorial concept and organization of "The Project of Independence: Architectures of Decolonization in South Asia, 1947-1985," the recent MoMa exhibition on modern architecture on the Indian Subcontinent in the post-Independence era.