The initiative aims to promote discussion and discourse related to books and various academic topics.
The events, which are free and open to the public, will begin at 12:10 p.m. by Cowles Cafe outside of room 122 in Cowles Library, 28th Street and University Ave. Participants can bring their own lunches or purchase food from the café or the grill outside the library’s main entrance.
The rest of the Midweek Muses and Munchies schedule is below:
- July 15 — “Multicultural American Fiction” — Carol Spaulding-Kruse, associate professor of English
- July 16 — “Parenting Gifted Kids” — Sally Beisser, professor of education
- July 22 — “The Copyfight: Can Intellectual Property Rights be Pushed Too Far?” — Marcia Keyser, coordinator of information services and associate professor of librarianship
- July 23 — “Cataloging History” — Dorothy Pisarski, assistant professor of journalism, and Drake student Chad Allen
- Aug. 11 — “Why You Say It: Fascinating Stories Behind Everyday Words and Phrases” — Don Moon, associate professor emeritus of education
For more information about the series, contact Susan Breakenridge at 515-271-3994 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more about the series online.