Library Lecture Series

Library Lecture Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 12 – 1pm
Chris Wolf will present “Innovation, Small Tests of Change & My Journey of Thinking Differently.” This is an interesting look at thinking outside of the box and the things that can happen when we do. Please feel free to bring your lunch and eat during the presentation. Refreshments will be provided. 


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"