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.
Executive Vice President and Provost
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.
Using professional deveopment and email skills are vital in your career development, whether it be communicating with faculty or applying for internships or employment opportunities. Presented by Deb Young, Languages and Literatures, attendees will learn how to transition and develop these communication skills from your role as a student to a professional. You never get a second chance to make a first impresssion!
The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Rod Library will host a workshop lead by the Open Textbook Network. This workshop introduces the concept of open textbooks, their benefits and how to find and incorporate them into courses. Participants are asked to write a short review of an Open Textbook Library textbook in their field following the workshop. Participants will receive $200 as recognition of the faculty member’s contribution. Open textbooks are not available for all subjects, so please check textbook availability.
Do you like to play cribbage? Are you on campus at noon on Thursdays? Play at Rod Library, at the tables near the library coffee shop. Bring a board and cards if you have them and play a game or two with someone. Open to students, faculty, staff and everyone else.
The winner of the "UNI Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender" will present their research.
Catherine H. Palczewski, communication studies, is the presenter for this forum. Her lecture will reflect on the activism of the women who fought for the right to vote.
Stephanie R. Logan, curriculum and instruction, is the presener for this forum. She is a former elementary school teacher and elementary and middle school counselor. She will be speaking on her experiences in teaching and how intersectionality has affected them.
Jolene Zigarovich, Languages and Literatures, is the presenter for this forum. Her recent book publications include 'Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel: Engraved Narratives' and she is editor of 'Sex and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literature' and the forthcoming 'TransGothic in Literature and Culture.' Her current work in progress examines death and the popularity of the eighteenth-century novel.