ISCORE Keynote Address

Lakota Harden

Friday, 03 Mar 2017 at 12:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Lakota Harden (Minnecoujou/Yankton Lakota and HoChunk) is an orator, activist, community organizer, workshop facilitator, and poet. The daughter of seven generations of Lakota leaders, she has dedicated her life to social justice. Harden first became an accomplished speaker as a representative of the early American Indian Movement's “We Will Remember” Survival School on the Pine Ridge reservation. She has continued her activism over the years, and now conducts trainings and workshops on unlearning racism, sexism and other social oppressions. The 2017 Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity, ISCORE, Keynote Address
ISCORE is a comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity at Iowa State and beyond. Students, staff and faculty will provide concurrent sessions, and Assistant Professor of Educational Administration Daniel Spikes will provide the 9:00am morning address.

ISCORE will be held March 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., in the Memorial Union.

Registration is free and open to the university community. Click here for more information.

Cosponsored By:
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Stay for the entire event, including the brief question-and-answer session that follows the formal presentation. Most events run 75 minutes.

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Lecture Etiquette

  • Stay for the entire lecture and the brief audience Q&A. If a student needs to leave early, he or she should sit near the back and exit discreetly.
  • Do not bring food or uncovered drinks into the lecture.
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  • Keep questions or comments brief and concise to allow as many as possible.