Issues & Ideas
The Issues & Ideas committee is responsible for programming contemporary issues and topics in a variety of formats such as lectures, debates, forums, open seminars, interpretive readings, and multicultural art, utilizing campus, local, regional, and national talent.
For more information concerning issues and ideas, contact the Issues & Ideas Coordinator or the Campus Attractions staff at 231-7221.
Events for this year are complete. Watch for exciting fall events to be posted here once we have everything contracted!
The Black Jew Dialogues
February 28, 2013
MU Plains Room
What's so funny about two American minorities that have slavery, the KKK, and chicken livers in common? That's what you'll find out in this extraordinary two-actor play on the history and absurdity of prejudice and racism and the power of diversity. The Black-Jew Dialogues combines fast-paced sketches, improvisations, multi-media, puppets and a game show to create a show that has gained praise across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. at universities, high schools, synagogues, and theatres.
Show starts at 8:00PM in the Great Plains Ballroom, see you there!
CL Lindsay: Campus Computing and the Law
March 26, 2013
MU Great Room
Join Campus Attractions in welcoming C.L. Lindsay to NDSU as he presents on how what you do and post online can affect you in the future. Lindsay is the founder for the Coalition for Student & Academic Rights or CO-STAR and helps thousands of students with their legal problems each year free of charge.
During the show Lindsay will talk about such topics as:
- Plagiarism & Intellectual Property Online
- Potential Employers & Online Information the content of your Facebook page can undermine future job opportunities
- Computing Privacy the dangers of Internet predators obtaining personal information
- posting underage drinking on the Internet can result in disciplinary actions you can be thrown out of college
This event will be in the Great Room in the Memorial Union.
Homeless by Choice
April 8, 2013
Roy Juarez Jr. is his on his second Tour which he calls the "IMPACT TOUR". After completing his first mission "The Homeless by Choice Tour" in 2012. Roy wanted to take all that he learned and make it better. After months of planning and evaluating he developed the IMPACT TOUR.
His goal with the IMPACT TOUR is to travel nationally and internationally with his personal message of hope, perseverance, and understanding the power of education! His vision is to create a positive and sustainable IMPACT in every place that he visits!
more information about the homeless by choice tour can be found here: http://<wbr></wbr>www.homelessbychoice.com/<wbr></wbr>impact-tour/
This event is at 8 PM in the Century Theater.
April 17, 2013
Beckwith Recital Hall
Sponsored by: Campus Attractions - Issues and Ideas Committee, Compass Program Foundation, Cooperative Sponsorship Grant, Equity and Diversity Center, Memorial Union, and the Metro Area Mayors Committee for People with Disabilities.
There are words...
There are words, and then there is Trix Bruce. She can tell you the story of her life, without uttering a word. Trix is a storyteller, a poet, an actress, and a one deaf-woman show. You will be captivated by her electrifying energy, irresistible sense of humor, open-hearted honesty, and rich experience. Learn where you can see Trix next, and find out how you can book her stunning performances for your next event.
Patricia (Trix) Bruce, who is Deaf, delightful and dynamic, is an extraordinary performing artist with a spirited audience-participation entertainment style. Drawing on her background in American Sign Language (ASL) Linguistics and a life of travel and adventure, Trix excels in hilarious true-to-life storytelling and impromptu, interactive ASL artistry. Diverse interests from business to stage performance led Trix to entrepreneurial success as an instructional presenter and sought-after entertainer. Trix is also an approved sponsor for the RID Certificate Maintenance Program. Enthusiastic audiences all across America celebrate Trix Bruce!
Chris St. Amant - Issues & Ideas Coordinator
Issues & Ideas Committee Meetings
CA Office (MU 124A)