Library Lecture Series


Fall Semester 2021

October 7, 2021- Penny Rosenthal, PhD, Director of Advocacy Services,  - "Stress Management During Stressful Times"

Spring Semester 2021

May 4, 2021- Sue Knoll, Riverland Faculty - "When Antibiotics Don't Work: Why Not Phage Therapy?"

Fall Semester 2020

October 21, 2020- Lindsey Williams, Riverland Faculty - "How We Killed Monsters: Creating Live Online Theatre"

Spring Semester 2020

January 29, 2019 - Taylor Flugge, Riverland Faculty - "Mushroom & Antler Shed 'Hunting'"

Fall Semester 2019

November 20, 2019 - Gary Schindler, Riverland Faculty - "Lincoln's Funeral Procession"

October 23, 2019 - Dr. Rich Cambell, Riverland Faculty - "Sabbatical Highlights - Chaco Canyon"

October 1, 2019 - Eva Barr, Farmer/Theatre Artist - "Stories for Small Town America: Adapting an 'Old' Story for Today's 'Stage'.

September 11, 2019 - Diana Ross, Educator at Spirit Bear Academy - "Native American Cultural Circle"


Spring Semester 2019  (All Lectures take place from Noon - 1 p.m. in the Riverland Library)

April 17th, 2019 - Scott Blankenbaker and Susan Hansen - Exploring the History and Culture of Ireland















April 3, 2019 - Dr. J.C. Turner, Director of Instructional Technology and Intellectual Property, Riverland Community College. "Screwball Comedy, Howard Hawks, and the Hollywood Studio System".

March 20, 2019 - Dr. Adenuga Atewologun, President, Riverland Community College. "Nigeria--Its People, History and Future and Why America Should Care"

Fall Semester 2018   (All Lectures take place from Noon - 1 p.m. in the Riverland Library)

September 19, 2018 - Immigrant Voices

October 24, 2018 - Betsy Goetz, English Department, "Brit Lit Wit"















Nobember 14th, 2018 - Andrea Cohen, Executive Director of the Iowa United Nations Association, "Human Rights: Small Pebbles, Large Ponds, Endless Ripples: The 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights".


December 4th, 2018 - Laurel Panser, Riverland Faculty, "Fullbright Research in Poland"

Spring Semester 2018

April 11, 2018 - Suzette Overby, Riverland Human Services Department, - "Bi-Polar"

March 28, 2018 - Josh Thoreson, Riverland Copy Center Coordinator, "The Science of the Deal: Principled Negotiation to Create Meaningful Agreement in the 'Real' World"

February 28, 2018 - Nick Schiltz, Riverland Agricultural Science Instructor, "The Future of Agronomy"

Fall Semester 2017

November 15th, 2017 - Dean Ulland, Riverland History Department, "The Balfour Declaration: The Most Important Declaration You've Never Heard Of"

October 11th, 2017 - Mark Spitzer, Riverland Theatre Department, "Waterlogged: Canoeing 7 Months on the Missouri & Mississippi Rivers"




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Nov. 11th
Nov. 24th-25th