August 2021

IAS Thursdays | Spotlight Series: The American Flag as a Cultural Symbol

Mark Clague, Associate Professor of Musicology and American Culture, University of Michigan

Ekene Ijeoma, Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Sciences and Director of Poetic Justice at MIT Media Lab

Marc Leepson, Journalist, historian, and author

Moderated by Kevin Lindsey, Minnesota Humanities Center

Skyler Dorr

290 Northrop, UMN-TC East Bank
(612) 626-5054

Skyler Dorr (they/them) serves as the IAS program specialist and front desk receptionist. Before working at the IAS, Skyler graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2015 with a BA in both Political Science and German, Scandinavian & Dutch, focusing on German political philosophy. Skyler returned to the University in 2018, working at the Disability Resource Center until moving to the IAS in 2021. Outside of work, most of their time is devoted to community and campus activism as well as creative writing pursuits.

IAS Thursdays | WEBE Gullah/Geechee: Collaborating for Social and Environmental Justice

Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine, Chieftess and Head of State of the Gullah/Geechee Nation
Kate Derickson, Geography, Environment and Society, University of Minnesota
Hannah Jo King, Natural Resources Science & Management, University of Minnesota
Moriah Shumpert, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota