Seminars and lectures

2020

The Nobel Laureates' Campaign to Support GMOs

Date and time: Jan. 21, 2020, 7 p.m.

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union

Panelist: Richard Roberts, English biochemist and Nobel Prize winner


Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation: How to Be an Antiracist

Date and time: Jan. 23, 2020, 7 p.m.

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union

Panelist: Ibram X. Kendi, author of the best-selling books How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America


White Immunity: Working Through the Pedagogical Pitfalls of Privilege

Date and time: Jan. 30, 2020, 7 p.m.

Location: Great Hall, Iowa State Memorial Union

Panelist: Nolan Cabrera, associate professor, University of Arizona


Managing Risk in a More Uncertain World: What We Can Learn From Surfers, Studs, and Sexworkers

Date and time: Feb. 17, 2020, 7 p.m.

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Panelist: Allison Schrager, economist, award-winning journalist at Quartz, and author of An Economist Walks into a Brothel


Indigenous Peoples in Children's and Young Adult Literature

Date and time: Feb. 26, 2020, 7 p.m.

Location: Great Hall, Iowa State Memorial Union

Panelist: Debbie Reese, independent scholar and founder of American Indians in Children's Literature


Gorge: My 300-Pound Journey Up Kilimanjaro

Date and time: Feb. 26, 2020, 8:15 p.m.

Location: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Panelist: Kara Richardson-Whitely