March 22: Pizza and Politics: To the 2018 midterm and beyond

7pm, Library Events Area

To round-out the campus get-out-the-vote efforts, this event will center on an interactive experience for students to learn about the role of elections and voting, what midterm elections are and why they matter, and also provide opportunities for students to check their voter registration, get registered to vote, arrange an absentee ballot, and sign up for information on the election.

Sponsors: American Democracy Project and Cunningham Memorial Library.

Contact Carly Schmitt at carly.schmitt@indstate.edu for more information. Phone: (812) 237-2514

February 28: 33rd Annual ISU Authors and Artists Program and Reception

The library’s annual Authors and Artists program is the only campus event that honors the written or artistic material or performance of State’s faculty. Staff and students. This year’s 33nd annual event will feature Indiana State University’s faculty and emeriti who published or created artistic works in 2017. A reception will begin at 2:30 p.m. with light refreshments, with the program beginning at 3 p.m. The occasion also serves as a place to recognize this year’s graduate and undergraduate recipients of the Library’s Bakerman Student Research Award.

 

Feb. 21 Soul of Black Girls film and discussion

Film home

The Souls of Black Girls is an award-winning provocative news documentary that raises the question of whether or not women of color may be suffering from a self-image disorder as a result of trying to attain the standards of beauty that are celebrated in media images. The candid piece features interviews with young women discussing their self-image as well as social commentary from Rapper/Political Activist Chuck D, Actresses Regina King and Jada Pinkett Smith, PBS Washington Week Moderator Gwen Ifill and Cultural Critic Michaela Angela Davis, among others.