Saturday, 28 Sep 2019
Engage memory, incite conversation and encourage cross cultural connections throughout the ISU campus, Iowa and the Midwest. Events include dynamic panels with students, faculty and staff, and local and national experts; presentations on ISU initiatives; and a keynote address on stereotypes from author and curator, William "Memo" Nericcio. Preregistration (free) encouraged.
This day-long seminar will feature the "Artists in Iowa: The First Century" exhibition and regional speakers who will examine its ideas and themes.
Looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon? Join DeDee Birdsall of Two Sisters Paint Palette for a unique workshop where you will paint your own four-foot garden peace pole.
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors those who have passed. An essential ritual includes making altars or ofrendas (meaning offerings) that include objects placed on display that pay homage to loved ones. Construct and decorate a small paper version in honor of Iowa State's Latino/a Studies Program 25th anniversary symposium.
"Channeling Mextasy: Latinxers in the Digital Age," William "Memo" Nericcio, a Mexican-American public intellectual, artist, cultural critic, and professor of comparative literature at San Diego State University. He is the U.S. Latino/a Studies Program's 25th Anniversary Symposium keynote speaker.
A dark comedy centered around the world of karate. After being attacked on the street Casey enlists himself in a local dojo to learn how to defend himself.