Seminars & lectures

Literacy as Action in Enduring Climates of Xenophobia

Location: Sept. 17, 7 p.m.

Location: Great Hall, Iowa State Memorial Union

Panelist: Cati De Los Ríos, Ph.D., assistant professor, UC Davis


Who Is(n't) Here: Questioning Curricula to Promote Social Justice

Location: Sept. 27, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: LeBaron 1009

Panelist: Jeanne Dyches, Ph.D., assistant professor, School of Education


Trans* Inclusion and Gender Justice

Location: Oct. 7, 8:15 p.m.

Location: Great Hall, Iowa State Memorial Union

Panelist: Z Nicolazzo, Ph.D., assistant professor, University of Arizona


Teaching Inclusivity at Iowa State

Location: Oct. 11, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Palmer 331

Panelist: Laura Bestler, Ph.D., Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching


History of Land Grant and the Future of LGBTQ Students, Staff, and Faculty

Location: Nov. 15, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: LeBaron 1009

Panelists: Nicci Port, project director for diversity and inclusion and LGBTQ+ initiatives. José Antonio Rosa, Ph.D., faculty fellow in the division of diversity and inclusion, professor in marketing


Making Iowa State University Meetings and Events More Inclusive, Diverse, and Accessible: A Toolkit for Iowa State University Meeting and Event Planner

Location: Dec. 6, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: LeBaron 1009

Panelists: Jamie Beyer, M.Ed., C.H.E., C.W.P. Suzanne Gauch, A.M.T., H.E.A.T. Liz Harris, M.Ed. Rita McClain, M.B.A., C.M.P. Eric D. Olson, Ph.D. Ching-Hui “Joan” Su, Ph.D. Chin-Hsun “Ken” Tsai, Ph.D.


White Immunity: Working Through the Pedagogical Pitfalls of Privilege

Location: Jan. 30, 2020, 7 p.m.

Location: Great Hall, Iowa State Memorial Union

Panelist: Nolan Cabrera, Ph.D., associate professor, University of Arizona


Indigenous Peoples in Children's and Young Adult Literature

Location: Feb. 26, 2020, 7 p.m.

Location: Great Hall, Iowa State Memorial Union

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