Events Calendar

Fall 2019

DateSpeakerTopic / Title
Tuesday, July 9Alberto Puliafito, Editor, Co-Founder, “Slow News” and Giovanni Zagni, Editor-in-Chief, “Pagella”“Disinformation in Social Media: Building Trust with Audiences and Promoting Ethical Journalism”
Tuesday, July 23Mandela Washington Fellows“Africa’s Future Opportunities”
Wednesday, August 28Chris Rossi, Adjunct Faculty, UI College of Law; Director, Iowa Humanities“Neoliberalism, Chicago Boys, and the Americas, or Why Does Landlocked Bolivia Maintain a Navy?”
Wednesday, September 4Pol Herrmann, John & Deborah Ganoe Professor in Business; Chair, Department of Management, College of Business, ISU“Challenges of International Experiences and Entrepreneurship”
Wednesday, September 11Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor; Associate Professor, Political Science, ISU“Whither Democracy in Brazil
and Venezuela?”
Wednesday, September 18Chad Hart, Associate Professor of Economics; Extension Economist / Corps Markets Specialist, ISU“Floods, Tariffs, Deals: An Update for Global Agriculture”
Tuesday, September 24Will Coghill-BehrendsTBA
Wednesday, October 2Yolanda Rivera, Immigration Lawyer“Asylum and Immigration: A View From the Border”
Tuesday, October 8International Writing Program Speaker TBA
Wednesday, October 16Debra DeLaet, Professor, Political Science, University of Iowa“The United Nations and Human Rights”
Thursday, October 24Bill Reisinger, Professor, Political Science, University of Iowa“Russia!”
Wednesday, October 30Brenda LongfellowTBA
Wednesday, November 6Lisa Heineman, Professor, Department of History, University of Iowa“Europe’s Radical Right”
Tuesday, November 12Chloe AngyallTBA
Tuesday, November 19Bo Xu, Associate Professor, Jilin University “Russia and China in NE Asia”
Wednesday, December 4Claire Fox, Professor, Chair, English Department, University of Iowa“Small-Town Hospitality in the Latinx Midwest: Migration, Culture, and Activism”
Wednesday, December 11Katina Lillios, Professor, Anthropology Department, University of Iowa“Research in Spain: Narratives Regarding Race and Nationalities”
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