College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Area lawyers talk to students about their jobs, the legal profession, employment trends, the law school experience and other issues of interest to prelaw students.
CROW Forum: The Impact of Unemployment on Women with Physical Disabilities: A Comparison of Tamale, Ghana and Salt Lake City, UTSubmitted by Anonymous on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 11:00am
Augustina Naami, assistant professor of social work, will present The Impact of Unemployment on Women with Physical Disabilities: A Comparison of Tamale, Ghana and Salt Lake City, UT.
Current Research on Women and Gender (CROW) Forums are held on the first Monday of each month. Faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome.
Presenter is Allen Hays, emeritus professor of public policy & political science; member, UNI War on Drugs Task Force; Cedar Valley Citizen for Undoing Racism
Last year, the Supreme Court made major decisions on same sex marriage, voting rights, affirmative action and other key issues. This year, it will consider cases on campaign finance regulations and abortion, among others. As the Court nears the start of its 2013 Term, John Johnson, history dept.; Allison Martens, political science dept.; and Scott Peters, political science dept., will discuss the Court's decisions in those cases, discuss what's ahead and answer questions from the audience. Open to the university community and public; hosted by the Daniel Webster Law Society.
RAINN Day is an annual campaign to raise awareness and educate students about sexual violence on college campuses. "The Line," a short film which documents real life stories of victims of sexual assault and explains the seriousness of this proble will be shown. A panel discussion follows the film; panelists include a sexual assault advocate, two survivors of sexual assault, a prevention expert,and a leader in profeminist men’s movement.
David and TIna Long will tell their personal story and family tragedy as shared in the award-winning film, Bully. Be inspired to make a difference to confront bullying and abuse when you see it and hear it. Refreshments will be served.
The 40th Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Muzaffar Alam, the George V. Bobriskoy Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. The title of his lecture is "Ideas and Identities in Mughal Religious Culture." The lecture is free and open to the public.
The Daniel Webster Law Society will host a law school Q&A session. Scott Peters, associate professor of political science and pre-law adviser, will discuss how to prepare for law school, factors that law schools consider in admission, preparing for the LSATs and other areas of concern for pre-law students. All students with an interest in law school are welcome. Freshmen and sophomores are especially encouraged to attend. Contact Peters at 273-2727 or email@example.com for more information.
Poster making followed by march and rally.
Dancers from around Iowa will perform in a show featuring individual and group dances from the Middle East and Turkey.