Wednesday, 01 Feb 2023
G.W. Carver Day of Recognition Program
Celebrate Iowa's first George Washington Carver Day of Recognition! This program will feature notable speakers including: Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn; Dr. Olga Bolden-Tiller, dean of Tuskegee University's College of Agriculture, Environment, and Nutrition Sciences; Marsha Kelliher, president of Simpson College; Simon Estes; and Dewayne Goldmon, senior advisor for racial equity to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Thursday, 02 Feb 2023
Lecture: Let's Talk About Pets
Temple Grandin is a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior, and a professor of animal science at Colorado State University. She also has a successful career consulting on both livestock handling equipment design and animal welfare.
Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023
The Center: Tea Time
Drop in to join the conversation and have tea at the table in the Center every first and third Tuesday of the month.
37 Words: Title IX and 50 Years of Fighting Sex Discrimination
Half a century of legal battles and social backlash revolve around a law that girls and women wield to demand fairness in education â€" a law called Title IX. 37 Words is the first book to tell the complete history of Title IX through the gutsy people behind it, from women denied jobs at the lawâ€™s beginnings to students struggling against sexual assault today.
Thursday, 09 Feb 2023
The Center: Omniumbrella Identity Social
Drop in for snacks and conversation with other students that identify as one of the many sexualities under the ominsexual umbrella, including pansexual, polysexual, omnisexual, and many more.
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2023
The Center: Palentine's Day Celebration and CamPALniling
Decompress from all of the romantics involved in Valentine's Day during Aerosexual Awareness Week with Palentine's Day, including an optional trip to the Campanile for a platonic spin on Iowa State's tradition of Campaniling.
A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things
Nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives: in making these seven things cheap, modern commerce has transformed, governed, and devastated Earth. Based on the latest research in political ecology, together with histories of colonialism, indigenous struggles, slave revolts, and other rebellions and uprisings, Raj Patel will demonstrate the cost it takes to make the world cheap and safe for capitalism.
Thursday, 16 Feb 2023
Karagoz Performance of "Forest of the Witch"
The Forest of the Witch is a modern interpretation of a traditional Anatolian shadow play adapted and performed by Ayhan Hulagu. When KaragÃ¶z, the hero of traditional Anatolian shadow plays, cuts the branches from a magical tree, he is transformed into a series of animals, which leads to a comic sequence of adventures. Along the way, KaragÃ¶z and his sidekick Hacivat learn the importance of nature and protecting the environment.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2023
Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on Campus
Lawrence Ross is a writer, author, and lecturer most known for Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on Campus, which exposes the white fraternity and sorority system, with traditions of racist parties, songs, and assaults on black students; and the universities themselves, who name campus buildings after racist men and women.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2023
The Center: Game Night
Bring your favorite games to share and enjoy snacks with fellow members of the community
Friday, 24 Feb 2023
Ready to Run Iowa
"Ready to Run Iowa" is a 6-part, nonpartisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign, or become more involved in public life. Each workshop will address a different topic. Registration is required; register for each workshop individually.
Monday, 27 Feb 2023
The Center: Gender Expansive Social
Enjoy snacks and conversation with people that share your identity. Meet with one of the many lesser recognized genders (such as nonbinary, agender, genderfluid, and more).