Lecture Series

The Iowa State Lecture Series is a collaborative effort between the Student Government and the Office of the Provost.

Each year the Lecture Series welcomes speakers and guests from across the country and around the world. Events include talks, panels, book signings, political debates, academic forums, and cultural events such as musical performances, art and dance programs, films, and more.

Explore the schedule of events to find a speaker or topic of interest. All Lecture Series events are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Events

The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis - Amitav Ghosh

22 Mar 2023, 7:00 PM
Sun Room, Memorial Union

Indian Contributions to Modern Science and Technology - Nilesh Nilkanth Oak

23 Mar 2023, 6:00 PM
South Ballroom, Memorial Union

An Evening with Allyson Felix - Allyson Felix

27 Mar 2023, 8:00 PM
Great Hall, Memorial Union

Roman Shipwrecks and a Maritime Bottleneck in the Aegean Sea - Dr. Dan Davis

30 Mar 2023, 6:00 PM
Sun Room, Memorial Union

Donald R. Benson Memorial Lecture - Hester Blum

30 Mar 2023, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Curtiss Hall, Room 0127