Thursday, 05 Nov 2020
The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. The meeting will be held online via Webex and is open to the public.
Adrienne Gennett, Associate Curator of Collections and Education, will talk about what it's like to work with the interesting and significant artworks found in the University Museums' diverse collections.
Examine a series of objects in the exhibition A New World: 600 BCE - 600 CE to reconstruct more fully the lives of Roman women.
"White Mansions, Black Bodies: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' and the New Age Slave Plantation," ISU associate professor of communications Novotny Lawrence. This lecture will discuss Jordan Peele's horror thriller "Get Out," demonstrating ways the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial politics. Peele uses the cinema as a tool for social activism. A live Q&A will follow the lecture.