October Events

4 Oct

Listed below are some upcoming events in October. Email or reply for more info.!

Tuesday Oct. 4 – 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Moline Public Library: “A Class Apart” film and panel discussion. The film focuses on the 1950s Jim Crow era in Texas involving the Hispanic community. The panel will use this as a “springboard” to discuss what was happening in the QC during that era.

Friday Oct. 7th – 7:30 p.m. at the University of Iowa Main Library: comic book author, cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco lectures. More info on Sacco and the lecture can be found at http://lectures.uiowa.edu/lectures/joe-sacco/ At least a few students are interested in attending from the QC. If you’re one of them, please email me. Maybe we can get a carpooling situation going! There are also students from Macomb attending.

Tuesday Oct. 13 – 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Augustana: Michael Shermer Lecture, “Why People Believe Weird Things.” The cite for more info is: http://www.augustana.edu/x11824.xml?eventid=6471 LASSO is meeting beforehand at Pizza&Subs at 5:15 if anyone is interested. Let me know; perhaps we can get an IDEAS group to joing them!

Thursday Oct. 15th – 10:00 a.m. at the MLK Center in Rock Island: WQPT will be offering a free screening of Freedom Riders, followed by comments/q&a with Diane Nash.

IDEAS will also be meeting again this month to discuss planning upcoming events in November. Watch for my email!





16 Aug

Welcome to the WIU-QC Interdisciplinary English and Arts Society (IDEAS) blog! This blog will be used as a way for IDEAS members to communicate about “ideas,” interests and upcoming events within the WIU and QC community.¬†2011 is our inaugural year as a graduate and undergraduate society, and we want to start IDEAS off strong, so don’t be shy! Everyone’s input is welcome and greatly appreciated. Once you’ve become a subscriber and added as an administrator of the blog, please share some information about yourself on our introductions page in the top right corner of the blog.

Thank you all for making IDEAS one voice stronger!


Hayley Zertuche, IDEAS president –¬†Fall 2011