Events Calendar

Spring 2020

When: 12:00pm-1:15pm on the dates listed below

Where: The Congregational Church, 30 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

DateSpeakerTopic / Title
Thursday, January 16 Rachel Bronson, President and CEO of Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists   “The New Nuclear Landscape: What You Need to Know”
Wednesday, January 29Lisa Heineman, Professor of History and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Iowa“Europe’s Radical Right”
Wednesday, February 5Rei Tang & Mark Conway, Climate Change Program Officers at the Stanley Center for Peace and Security  Tentatively: “A Global Look at Climate Change” 
Tuesday, February 11Rebecca Fons, Programming Director at FilmScene, Co-Founder of Destroy Your Art  “Overcoming the One Inch Barrier: Experiencing the World Through Foreign Film”
Tuesday, February 18Brian Ekdale, Associate Professor of Social Media and Global Digital Cultures, University of Iowa  “African Elections as a Testing Ground: Cambridge Analytica in Nigeria and Kenya”


Wednesday, February 26
Dr. Hans House, MD, DTMH. Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa“The Inevitable Pandemic of COVID-19”
Tuesday, March 3Meena Khandelwal, Associate Professor of Feminist Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Iowa“Combustion: A Feminist Perspective on Cookstove Improvement Campaigns in India”
Wednesday, March 11Kevin Washburn, UI Dean of Law; former Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs at the U.S. Dept of the Interior under Obama“Serving as ‘Secretary of State’ to America’s Tribal Nations”
Spring BreakSpring BreakSpring Break
Thursday, April 6David Wu, Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and
Department of Management and Organizations, University of Iowa
“Observations From Afar: Recent Elections in Taiwan and Implications”
Thursday, April 16Janice Weiner, At-Large Iowa City City Council Member, Interim Executive Director of CIVIC“Scaling Up Our World View in the Face of COVID-19”
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