Catherine McGillivray, Languages and Literatures, will present “From ‘Talking Cure’ to ‘Gender as a Soft Assembly’: A Brief History of the Contributions of Women to Psychoanalysis.” The event is free and open to the public.
Julie Husband, Languages and Literatures, will present “Frederick Douglass’s Oratory and Political Leadership.” The event is free and open to the public.
Charles Holcombe, Konrad Sadkowski and Fernando Calderón, history department, will present “Roundtable: Perspectives on Doing History in a Global Age.” The event is free and open to the public.
Due to a conflict with the presidential debate, this lecture will be rescheduled.
Daniel Walther, R. Kleinfeld Chair at Wartburg College, will present “A Talk About Public Bathrooms? Really?!!” The event is free and open to the public.
The 43rd Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Elaine Carey, professor and chair of the Department of History at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. The title of her lecture is “Women Traffickers: Fictions and Histories of Drug Wars.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
Johnathan Williams, winner of the 2016 Outstanding UNI Graduate History Paper Award, will present his paper "The Recline of Midwestern Civilization: Punk Rock, Midwest Culture, and Economic Restructuring in the 1980s." The lecture is free and open to the public.
Cara Burnidge, Department of Philosophy and World Religions, will present "The Bible, the Church, and the Ballot Box: How Religion Shapped Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Fight for Women's Suffrage." The event is free and open to the public.
James Loewen, Visiting Professor of Sociology at The Catholic University of America, and author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, will present "How Iowa Was a Leader in Race Relations and How It Can Be One Again." The event is free and open to the public.
Pam Schwartz, Boone County Historical Society, will present "When Is a Shoe Not Just a Shoe? Teaching History in a Local Way." The event is free and open to the public.
Patrick Malloy, Hawkeye Community College, will present "Calamities of Whirlwinds, Uncertain Guests, and Secondhand Clothes: Images of the Early AIDS Epidemic from Swahili-language Newspapers." The even is free and open to the public.