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Diversity

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Poet and essayist Tang Siu Wa, Hong Kong, and fiction writer Enrique Serrano, Colombia, visiting writers of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, will read from their work. The event is open to the public. Contact Caroline Ledeboer or Penny Wang for more information.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Danielle McGeough, assistant professor of communication studies, will present "Pots and Purity: Performing the Domestic Goddess in the 19th Century." Faculty, staff, students and the public are welcome.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host the 4th Annual Educating Educators Conference. This year's theme is Building Classroom Community by Embracing Classroom Diversity. The conference is designed to help prepare educators for diversity in the classroom. Attendees will be challenged to further their understanding of current issues, cultures and the diverse population that is present in the Cedar Valley.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Educators for Change Book Club will discuss an article about the media's depiction of disability. The article is on electronic reserve through the Rod Library under Educators for Change.

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Reginald Green, emeritus administrator, Academic Advising, will present "The Double Whammy: Cartoon Representations of Minority Women." Faculty, staff, students and the public are welcome.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Lisa Jepsen, associate professor of economics, will present "Women in Law School." Faculty, staff, students, and the public are welcome.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Martie Reineke, professor of philsophy and world religions, will present "Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma, and Mimetic Theory."  Copies of her book, Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma, and Mimetic Theory will be sold after the presentation; Reineke will be available to sign books. Faculty, staff, students and the public are welcome.

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The recipient of the Women's and Gender Studies Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender award will present their paper and be presented with their award.

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