Category: Lecture

2023 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics – “37 Words: Title IX and Fifty Years of Fighting Sex Discrimination”

Sherry Boschert, award-winning journalist and author of “37 Words: Title IX and Fifty Years of Fighting Sex Discrimination,” will visit Iowa State University on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, as the 2023 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics. Boschert’s lecture, which will discuss the history and current status of Title IX, is at 7:00 … Continue reading 2023 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics – “37 Words: Title IX and Fifty Years of Fighting Sex Discrimination”

Tuesday, February 7, 7:00pm | Great Hall, Memorial Union

A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things

Raj Patel is an award-winning author, film-maker and academic. He is a Research Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin. In addition to scholarly publications in economics, philosophy, politics and public health journals, he regularly writes for The Guardian, and has contributed to the Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Times of India, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Mail on Sunday, and The Observer.

Wednesday, February 15, 6:00pm | 3560 Memorial Union