Center for Multicultural Education
The Wesley Foundation will host a salsa dance. Lessons from 6-6:30 p.m.; dance until 9:30 p.m. Dress is semi-formal and all are welcome. Admission is $1.
Discussion will take place on two books: The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy by Steve Stoute, with Mim Eichler; and One Day It'll All Make Sense by Common, with Adam Bradley. The books need not to have been completed in order to participate in the discussion.
The last day of Darwin Week features speakers presenting on topics related to education.
12:30 p.m.: “Building a Culture of Inquiry” by Theron J. Hitchman
2 p.m.: "Darwin, Dewey, and a Contemporary Theory of Education" by Jerry Soneson
3:30 p.m.: “The Rhetoric of School Reform” by Deborah Gallagher
7 p.m.: “Teaching Evolution in a Climate of Controversy” by Eugenie Scott
The Black Student Union will host an interactive event as part of Black History Month. Experience various aspects of oppression throught the African American community including incarceration, civil rights and more. This event can change you.
The third day of Darwin Week will feature speakers presenting on topics related to science.
2 p.m.: “Evolution of Feathers: an account of how developmental process predicted the fossil record” by Peter Brerendzen
3 p.m.: “How and when does a unique human life begin?” by Darrell Wiens
4 p.m. “Using evolutionary theory to explain attitudes toward leaders” by Christopher Larimer
7 p.m.: “Minding Machines” by Ed Wasserman
Darwin week continues with speakers presenting on humanism.
12:30 p.m.: “Woman Suffrage Parades and Protests: Resisting Violence” by Catherine Palczewski
2 p.m.: “Interpreting the God Metaphor” by Harry Brod
3:30 p.m.: “What Humanism Really Means” by Michael Blackwell
7 p.m.: “Human Ethics and Dignity” by William Clohesy
Presented by the Black Student Union, Teju the Storyteller tells stories that are entertaining, fast paced and high-energy to educate about African American traditions, history and folklores. This event is part of Black History Month events.
The UNI Freethinkers & Inquirers begin darwin week with the first day dedicated to skepticism.
2 p.m.: "The Obesity Epidemic: Should We Be Skeptics?” by Susan Hill
3 p.m.: “Teeth, embryos, moths and skulls: The frauds of evolution” by Steven O'Kane
4 p.m.: “Obiter Dicta” by Michael Prahl
7 p.m.: "Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium” by Mark Edward
The UNI Middle Eastern Dance Club invites you to a free belly dance show featuring group and solo performances in a variety of styles of Middle Eastern/belly dance by dancers from across Iowa.
UNI Proud will host a Mardi Gras party with food, music and dancing.