Documentary Film Series

Demographic Opportunities and Challenges: Domestic and International

All films will be shown at 7 p.m. and pizza will be provided!

God Grew Tired of Us (Lost Boys of Sudan)
Thursday, March 2nd
Olin Hall 101

Facilitated by Jennifer  Glover Konfrst, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication

Harvest of Grief (Agricultural Crisis in India)
Thursday, March 23rd
Olin Hall 101

Introduced by Rekha Basu, daughter of Harvest of Grief producer

Little Salsa on the Prairie (Latino Workers in Perry Iowa)
Thursday, April 6th
Sussman Theatre 

Facilitated by Jody Swilky, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Professor of English / Writer and Co-producer; along with Kent Newman, Co-producer and Director

Don't Tell Anyone
Thursday, April 13th
Olin Hall 101
Facilitated by Lourdes Gutierrez Najera, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Fall 7 Times, Get Up Eight (Japanese War Brides)
Wednesday, April 19th
Sussman Theatre

Facilitated by Mary McCarthy, Associate Professor of Political Science and Joanna Mosser, Associate Professor of Political Science / Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences




Today at Drake
University News
September 22, 2017
Drake University hosted a special luncheon to announce and celebrate the winners of the 2017 John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition, which encourages and promotes entrepreneurial activity and create greater awareness of the resources available to entrepreneurs in Iowa.