Monday, 31 Oct 2022
Monday Monologues series
"Selections from Night of the Living Dead: The Musical," directed by Mary Jo DuPrey, LAS Dean's Artist in Residence, ISU Department of Music and Theatre.
Lecture: Reimagining Food Systems to Account for What We Don't Know
Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology: "Not the 'Whole Picture,' Reimagining Food Systems to Account for What We Don't Know." Michael Carolan was born, raised, and educated in Iowa. His career took him to Colorado State University where he is co-director of the Food Systems Institute for Research, Engagement and Learning; professor of sociology; and an engagement and extension food systems specialist.
Wednesday, 02 Nov 2022
A Conversation About the 1619 Project with Nikole Hannah-Jones
Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science: A Conversation About the 1619 Project. Nikole Hannah-Jones is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. The book version of The 1619 Project was an instant New York Times bestseller. For event restrictions: https://www.lectures.iastate.edu/lectures/conversation-about-1619-project-nikole-hannah-jones
Thursday, 03 Nov 2022
Celebrating Romeo Oriogun: Winner of the Nigerian Prize for Literature
Romeo Oriogun is a current postdoc fellow in Iowa State University's Creative Writing and Environment program. He is this year's recipient of the NLNG Nigerian Prize for Literature for his poetry collection Nomad. At this event, we will be celebrating his accomplishments with a reading from Romeo himself, followed by time to meet and mingle.
Cities and Storms: Challenges and Solutions
Jennifer Cherrier is a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Brooklyn College-The City University of New York. She is also the president and founder of Waterway Ecologics. Her 25+ years of research expertise are in aquatic carbon and nitrogen biogeochemistry with a more recent focus on water resource sustainability.