A national backlash erupted after the Indiana legislature recently passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA. Gov. Mike Pence has promised to clarify the act. Assistant Professor of Politics and Government Meghan Leonard explains the act, and what separates it from acts in other states.
Starting April 5, Illinois State alum Mark Grote’s relationship with the Cubs will come full circle when he joins the Cubs radio broadcasting team on Chicago’s WBBM.
Political discussions in the United States have been hijacked, said Professor of Communication Joseph Zompetti, who discusses solutions for taking the conversation back in his new book.
Publications, presentations, performances and more from Illinois State faculty and staff.
With the likely discovery of the tomb of famed Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, Professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Bruce Burningham took a moment to reflect on what it means to find the tomb of the author of Don Quixote.
Ryan Allured from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics will be the next speaker in the 2015 Physics Colloquium Series on March 31.
Poverty will be the focus of the 2015 Social Work Day on Friday, March 27, at Illinois State University’s Alumni Center. Under the theme Poverty: A Private Trouble or Public Issue?, social work advocates from across the state will have the opportunity to explore the larger issues that influence poverty.
Vanessa Rusch, managing editor at the University of Alabama Press, will present From Trade House to University Press: Managing Editorial and the Ps of Publishing at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Publications Unit in Williams Hall Annex, room 103.
The 22nd annual Lois Lenski Children’s Literature Lecture will explore diversity in youth literature at 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, in Stevenson Hall, room 101.
Professor of English Robert McLaughlin will present “So Many Possibilities: Stephen Sondheim and the American Musical Theater” for the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.