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Novotny Lawrence to present LAS Dean’s Lecture Nov. 5

Associate Professor Novotny Lawrence will present the Fall 2020 Dean’s Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. online. The lecture, “White Mansions, Black Bodies: Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ and the New Age Slave Plantation,” will discuss the horror thriller, demonstrating the ways in which the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial politics.


Kelly Winfrey discusses political current events on IPR’s River to River

Kelly Winfrey, Greenlee assistant professor and Catt Center research and outreach coordinator, and Iowa State political science associate professor Johnathan Hassid analyze why voters may be questioning the truth about the President’s health in the wake of his COVID-19 diagnosis among other topics on Iowa Public Radio’s “River to River.”

Professor Jay Newell receives Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship

Jay Newell, Greenlee professor and associate director, is the 2020 recipient of the Greenlee School’s Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship recognizing excellence in advertising and/or public relations education. It was made possible by Iowa State alumna Denise Essman (’73 marketing) in memory of her late husband, Allen K. Essman, an alumnus, distinguished advertising professional and former instructor.