Theme "Walls and Bridges"

  

Spring 2015 Calendar of events

January 15: Esther Podemski, international film producer,  The Peasant and the Priest. 7 p.m. in the Hansen Center. (Sponsor: International Film Series/International Studies)

January 19: MLK Teach-In. Hansen Center. 1-4p. Voting Rights and Social Justice: The 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

January 20: "Civil Rights and Race": Prof. Vernon Burton Clemson University. (Sponsor: Political Science)

January 22: Building the IWU Bridge to Japan: Report from the 2014 Student-Faculty delegation to Technos International week. 12:10-1p, Davidson Room, Memorial Center. (Sponsors: Asian Studies Team; International Studies Program)

January 22: 3D: Dispelling Myths Mars and Venus: Inertia and Gender Roles. 7p in the Davidson Room, Memorial Center. (Sponsor: ORL)

January 29: 3D: The Personal and Professional Identity Collision. 7p in the Minor Myers jr. Welcome Center. (Sponsor: ODI)

February 5: Athens Boys Choir. 7p in Hansen Student Center. (Sponsors: ODI/Pride/Mellon grant)

February 12:  3D: America Behind the Color Line: Race to the Top. 7p in the Davidson Room, Memorial Center.

February 13:   Prof. Dianne Pinderhughes, University of Notre Dame: "The Voting Rights Act and the Problem of Race in American Politics." 4p in Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library. (Civil Rights and Race Series, sponsored by Political Science and ODI)

February 23-25: Anita Lobel campus visit, including Founder's Day address on Feb 25.

February 25: Dictations performance (sponsors: ODI, Student Activities)

February 26:  3D: Women's panel (sponsor: FEM)

February 27-28: IWU Women's Summit (sponsor: Alumni office)

February 27-28: Human Rights Undergraduate Research workshop (sponsor: Center for Human Rights and Social Justice)

March 3: Prof. Victoria Hattam, New School for Social Research: "Racial Categories/Racial Politics." 4p in Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library. (Civil Rights and Race Series, sponsored by Political Science and ODI)

March 5: Self-Censorship and Implications for Diversity. 7p, Davidson Room, Memorial Center.

March 8-14: Alternative Spring Break: Kentucky/Appalachian Service Project (contact the Chaplain's office for more information) 

Exhibit by Thomas Kramer, English Translation by IWU German students

March 16 :  "Atze and Mosaik: History and Politics in East German Comics: 1914-1989". Exhibit by Thomas Kramer, English Translation by IWU German students. Opening Reception on Ames Library, 1st Floor; exhibit continues into May.

March 19: #Hereatiwu (sponsor: Office of Diversity and Inclusion)

March 19:  Prof. James Glaser, Tufts University: "White Attitudes toward Racial Preferences in College Admissions." 4p in Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library  (Civil Rights and Race Series, sponsored by Political Science and ODI)

March 23:  
Dr. Cesraea Rumpf, (IWU ‘01) Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Fayetteville State University. “`I’m Not That Person No More': Narratives of Personal Transformation in Women’s Post-Incarceration Experiences."  4 p.m. in SFH 202. (Sponsor: Sociology and Anthropology Spring ‘15 Research Colloquium Series.)

April 7: Jean-Paul Sartre's No Exit. (Sponsor: Chaplain's office) 

 


Course Cluster Instructors

Liberal Arts Course Cluster NonOrg Presentation 2014

Spring 2014 events:

Photos from the Inequality Portrayed Open House

Follow-ups from the MLK Day Teach-In

Fall 2013 events:

Photos from Community Partners Workshop

Photos from Deforia Lane's Visit

Photos from John Comaroff's Visit

 

See Information about Past Events

Meet the Phi Beta Kappa Fellows