Iowa History 101 Series
Join the State Historical Society of Iowa for a 60-minute online learning series that focuses on the past lives of Iowans. The Iowa History 101 webinars share Iowa stories and the history of the state through a cultural history lens on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Register for an upcoming program or watch a recorded presentation. Registration is required for each event. View past programs here.
All Iowa History 101 programs are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on the date of the presentation.
|Date||Program Title (Click the link to register)||Presenter|
|March 9||Uncommon Ground: Grant Wood and Russell Lee’s Divergent View of Iowa||James Swensen|
|March 23||Fort Madison in Pre-Statehood Iowa: The U.S. Army as a Predecessor to Anglo-American Settlement||Patrick J. Jung|
|April 13||Iowa's Boomtime: Prairie Chickens and the Replacement of Grass with Corn in the Nineteenth Century||Michael M. Belding|
|April 27||Decolonizing Seeds to Revitalize Lifeways: regeneration through tallgrass prairie and bison, heirloom seeds, and food sovereignty||Daniel Maher|
|May 11||"I Felt if Things Didn't Change, the World Would Come to an End": Black Iowa Women's Activism During the Civil Rights Era. 1945-1965||Emily Bronswick|
|May 25||Governor at War: A Critical Assessment of Governor Samuel Kirkwood's Wartime Response||Victoria Stewart|
|June 8||Seeking Equality: Stories of Black Iowans, 1839 and Beyond||Leo Landis|
|June 22||A Sit-In in 1872: How an Illinois Schoolteacher Fought Race Segregation in Iowa||Sharon Wood|