Pat Jordan is the former managing editor of Commonweal and the editor of Dorothy Day: Writings from Commonweal. He worked with Dorothy Day from the late 1960s until her death in 1980. He will discuss Day's life and the growth of the Catholic Worker movement. Learn about one of the great American social activists of the twentieth century from someone who knew her well.
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Join us for RAINN Day (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network). There will be a banner to sign in support of sexual assault survivors. Information about Project Unbreakable, whose mission is to "increase awareness of the issues surrounding sexual assault and encourage the act of healing through art" will be available. Participants can share experiences in order to shed light on the issue of sexual assault in our community.
Marybeth Stalp, professor of sociology, will present "Of Course the Domestic Can Also Be Feminist: Complicating Femininity, Feminism, and the Domestic Arts." Faculty, staff, students and the public are welcome.
Robert Steed, Hawkeye Community College, will present "Aspects of Personhood in Ge Hong's Baopuzi neipian." The event is free and open to the public.
Michael Childers, UNI Department of History, will present "Rich Man's Games, Poor Man's Taxes: Growth and Colorado's Rejection of the 1976 Winter Olympic Games." The event is free and open to the public.
Joshua Waddle, John Deere Museum, will present "Public History Meets Corporate Culture: Telling the John Deere Waterloo Works Story." The event is free and open to the public.
Joseph Danielson, Des Moines Area Community College, will present "'We All Ready to Fall Into Abraham's Bosom': The Unraveling of the Master-Slave Bond in Occupied North Alabama, 1862." The event is free and open to the public.
Funded in part by the Faculty Senate, Class of 1957 Fund, and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
The Masters in Public Policy (MPP) Program is hosting a dinner reception and fundraiser to benefit the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The event will feature a formal dinner, silent auction, cash bar and opera performance. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance.
The 41st Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Elliott West, the Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The title of his lecture is “The West Before Lewis and Clark: Three Lives.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
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 best 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.