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Faces of Iowa Through the Early Lens

@ Old Capitol Museum

In the mid 1800s Iowa City, along with the rest of the state and nation, saw a boom in commercial studio photography. Continue reading

National Geographic Photo Ark

@ Old Capitol Museum

The interaction between animals and their environments is the engine that keeps the planet healthy for all of us.But for many species, time is running out. Continue reading

WorldCanvass: Against Amnesia

Guests on the February 22 WorldCanvass will explore the critical role of archives in our everyday lives and historical experience. Continue reading

Free Coral Ridge Bus Ride

University of Iowa Student Government (UISG) supports free rides on Thursday and Friday nights for UI students to and from the Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville. Continue reading

CAB Movies: COCO

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Continue reading

CAB Movies: Lady Bird

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

An outspoken teen must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school. Continue reading

University Birthday!

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Celebrate University of Iowa's 171st Birthday with free cupcakes! Come for a chance to win prizes from specially marked cupcakes. Continue reading

Freebie Fridays: Root Beer Floats

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Come down to the Hawkeye Room in the IMU ground floor for some free root beer floats fridays from 2:30PM-4PM and get to know different student orgs on campus!. Continue reading

Japanese Documentary Now

@ FilmScene

Join the University of Iowa Japanese Program and the Department of Cinematic Arts (February 23-25) for a series of documentary film screenings with Japanese filmmakers Mori Tatsuya, Nakamura Takayuki, and... Continue reading

A Conversation on Music and Style

@ Pomerantz Center

Join Spotify’s hip-hop playlist curator and University of Iowa alum, Tuma Basa, as well as Fashion, Beauty, and Brand Specialist Courtney Rhodes, for a conversation about the intersections of music... Continue reading

Black History Month Talent Show

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Come join BSU at the annual Black History Month Talent Show.Lots of great talent, a night you won't want to miss!. Continue reading

Iowa City Darwin Day 2018

@ University of Iowa Museum...

Welcome to Iowa City Darwin Day, a grand celebration of science and its many contributions to humanity!. Continue reading

Iowa City Archives Crawl

What gems hide in plain sight in Iowa City’s libraries, museums, and archives?. Continue reading

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, "For...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Lin Hwai-min is the founder and artistic director of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan. Continue reading

Discover Study Abroad

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Take the first step to studying abroad! Join UI Study Abroad for a series of information sessions taking place during the week of February 26 at the Iowa Memorial Union. Continue reading

Chasing Coral Documentary Screening

@ Voxman Music Building

Cast member Zackery Rago, a talented reef aquarist and long time scuba diver, will join us as a special guest to answer questions at the screening. Continue reading

Peace Corps Week Info Session

@ University Capitol Centre

Celebrate Peace Corps Week by hearing returned volunteer stories and viewing videos created by currently-serving volunteers. Continue reading

Student Health Fair

@ Campus Recreation and Wel...

The UI Student Health Fair will offer a variety of exhibits and activities specifically geared to students’ personal health including cholesterol testing, fitness screenings, nutrition and physical activity information, healthy... Continue reading

"Consider the Source" — artist talk by f...

@ Adler Journalism and Mass...

In this talk, internationally acclaimed filmmaker and Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Bill Morrison, who has been described as an “archival alchemist” and the “Orpheus of nitrate,” will explore the... Continue reading

"Best When Used By: The Universal Declar...

@ Old Capitol Museum

“Use it or lose it” can apply to muscle tone, the ability to speak a foreign language, annual leave that will disappear at the end of a year, or sex... Continue reading

Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, & S...

We often picture archives as rare documents and artifacts—precious and too often unseen collections that preserve our history. Continue reading

WorldCanvass: Translating Music

On Thursday, March 1, from 5:30-7 p.m., the internationally acclaimed Elias String Quartet will take WorldCanvass inside the process of music-making. Continue reading

Opening Reception for Provost's Global F...

@ Old Capitol Museum

Join us for a free, public reception to kick off the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists,... Continue reading

"Plastic Paradise" Film Screening

@ Phillips Hall

As part of RecycleMania 2018, the Office of Sustainability is presenting a film screening of Plastic Paradise, followed by a discussion. Continue reading

Motown: The Musical

@ Hancher Auditorium

The performance on Sunday, March 4, at 1:00 pm will feature an American Sign Language interpreter. Continue reading

Screening and Q&A with internationally a...

@ Voxman Music Building

Bill Morrison will be screening his most recent feature film, Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016, 2 hrs), which premiered at the New York Film Festival, and has gone on to... Continue reading

Teaching with Archives Panel

How can we inspire current and future generations to seek evidence in archives? Librarians, archivists, curators, and instructors share successes, failures, and opportunities for collaboration in this roundtable discussion. Continue reading

Living Archives: Constitution Hill in Jo...

The subject of this presentation, Constitution Hill, is a unique “living archive” in the center of Johannesburg. Continue reading

"Documenting the History of Women's Repr...

@ Iowa City Public Library

This presentation will explore the challenges of researching and documenting the history of eugenic sterilization programs and abortion around the country. Continue reading

"Direct Descendant in the Archives—A Sch...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Sheri Parks will discuss and read from her autobiography in-progress, which explores her roots through North Carolina back to Africa. Continue reading

"Immigration, the Arts, and the Archive"...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Jazz musician John Rapson and playwright Lisa Schlesinger have each worked with fellow artists and performers to capture the pain, possibility, and complex movements and emotions of immigrants' experience through... Continue reading

“A Darker Presence: Interpretive Goals a...

@ University of Iowa Main L...

Since its opening, the National Museum of African American History and Culture has drawn record crowds.Simply getting an entry ticket is an accomplishment. Continue reading

Casino Night

- @ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Are you skilled at blackjack? Or maybe you want to try your hand at roulette? Come to Casino Night to test your luck!. Continue reading

“Whose Nation? Whose Archives? Indigenei...

Sarah Dupont, Aboriginal Engagement Librarian at Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia, and Gerry Lawson, a member of the Heiltsuk First Nation and the UBC Museum of Anthropology's Oral History... Continue reading

“Colonial Histories and Digital Possibil...

This talk will explore the colonial history of archive building and considers ways in which digital archives can engage in creative strategies of “remix” to decolonize the archive. Continue reading

“Building Data Refuge in an Era of Fake ...

Bethany Wiggin will discuss Data Refuge, which she and her co-founders launched November 2016 to draw attention to how climate denial endangers federal environmental data. Continue reading

Where Art and Humanities Meet in the Arc...

For this session, we have asked Jacqueline Wernimont and Rachel Williams to discuss how they go about deciding when to bring archives alive through scholarly publication or through their arts... Continue reading

Collective Reflections on Archives

We conclude the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice, by inviting participants to share reflections on the issues raised during our... Continue reading

Gallery Tour and Closing Reception for "...

We welcome the public to a tour of our pop-up exhibit, featuring the work of Rachel Williams and Jacqueline Wernimont, and a closing reception to thank our guests and participants... Continue reading

Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens is set to be a night for the gawds, darling. Continue reading

1st Annual Mr. Pink Pageant

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

The ladies of alpha Kappa Delta Phi at the University of Iowa, Colony Chapter would like invite you to our 1st Annual Mr.Pink Pageant!. Continue reading

Oscar's Viewing Party

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Celebrate the best in cinema at the Oscars viewing party!. Continue reading

Oscar Viewing Party

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Celebrate the best in cinema at the 90th Oscars viewing party!. Continue reading

Jerrry Schnoor: Climate Change and Polic...

The 100 Grannies of Iowa City kicks off the Barbara Schlachter Memorial Lecture Series with Jerry Schnoor, professor of Environmental Engineering and Co-Director of the Center for Global and Regional... Continue reading

Elias String Quartet

@ Hancher Auditorium

A collaboration with the UI String Quartet Residency Program. Continue reading

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Why Study Gravita...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Why Study Gravitation? What Else is There to Know?, presented by Vincent Rodgers, Professor of Physics. Continue reading

Piano Sundays: Alan Huckleberry and Stud...

@ Old Capitol Museum

The Piano Sundays concert series will once again feature the remarkable talent of Alan Huckleberry and Studio. Continue reading

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Why Study Gravita...

@ John and Mary Pappajohn E...

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Why Study Gravitation? What Else is There to Know?, presented by Vincent Rodgers, Professor of Physics. Continue reading

Make and Take: Bath Bombs

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Need a break to relax? Come join CAB to make and take Bath Bombs and see what all the hype is about!. Continue reading

"My Lai" - Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert,...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Jonathan Berger, composer
Harriet Scott Chessman, librettist
Brian H.Scott, lighting designer. Continue reading

Mock Quinceañera

- @ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Join us to experience a mock quinceañera with your fellow Hawkeyes! Traditional food, dance, and celebrations will take place. Continue reading

The History of Isaac Wetherby with Maryb...

@ Old Capitol Museum

In conjunction with our current exhibit Faces of Iowa Through the Early Lens, local historian and author Marybeth Slonneger will give a talk about the history of Iowa City's first... Continue reading

History of the World: Thinking Climate ...

"Indigenous Foodways and Biodiversity"
Public talk by Professor Stephen Warren - next lecture of spring 2018 Rapid Response History (Tuesdays March 20 - May 1, 2018). Continue reading

Peace Corps Info Session

@ University Capitol Centre

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Continue reading

Brian Stokes Mitchell with the Universit...

@ Hancher Auditorium

“The last leading man” comes to Hancher Auditorium to perform with University of Iowa student musicians under the baton of Dr.William LaRue Jones. Continue reading

Science on Tap - Metabolism: What it is ...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Presenter: Charles Brenner (Professor, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine). Continue reading

Las Comic Standing

- @ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Come relax and laugh while Iowa City's best comics compete to be the Last Comic Standing!. Continue reading

Climate for Change: Nature Photography w...

@ Old Capitol Museum

In conjunction with the theme semester, Climate for Change, the Old Capitol Museum is proud to host nature photographer & feature writer for the Iowa DNR’s Iowa Outdoors Magazine Ty... Continue reading

Visual Mixtape

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Gallery Series. Continue reading

Bassem Youssef - Mission Creek Festival

@ Hancher Auditorium

From 2011 to 2014, Bassem Youssef hosted the satirical news program Al-Bernameg (The Show) in Egypt, earning a reputation as that country’s Jon Stewart. Continue reading

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Only Connect

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Only Connect, presented by Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program. Continue reading

Climate for Change & Conversation with J...

@ Old Capitol Museum

In conjunction with the theme semester, Climate for Change, the Old Capitol Museum is proud to host Jessi Lowry, Director of Conservation and Research at Blank Park Zoo. Continue reading

Kinky Boots

@ Hancher Auditorium

The performance on Sunday, April 15, at 1:00 pm will feature an American Sign Language interpreter. Continue reading

Creating Cyanotypes

@ Old Capitol Museum

In conjunction with the Old Capitol Museum's current exhibit, Faces of Iowa through the Early Lens, we invite you to explore early Iowa City photography history by experimenting with cyanotypes!... Continue reading

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Only Connect

@ John and Mary Pappajohn E...

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Only Connect, presented by Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program. Continue reading

Peace Corps Info Session

@ University Capitol Centre

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Continue reading

Science on Tap - Artificial Intelligence...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Presenter: Karim Abdel-Malek (Professor, Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering). Continue reading

A Midsummer Night's Dream

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Mainstage Series. Continue reading

Circa, "Carnival of the Animals"

@ Hancher Auditorium

Carnival of the Animals, inspired by composer Camille Saint-Saëns’s suite of the same name, is a delightful frolic through the animal kingdom. Continue reading

Circa, "Opus"

@ Hancher Auditorium

Opus, which is underpinned by the music of composer Dmitri Shostakovich, features fourteen acrobats creating powerful and nuanced geometries with their bodies. Continue reading

Taylor Mac, "A 24-Decade History of Popu...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Hancher was a proud commissioner and presenter of Taylor Mac’s 1846–1856 Whitman vs. Continue reading

Trumpet Blossom Cafe: Hancher Culinary A...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Trumpet Blossom Cafe creates plant-based comfort food that reflects the season, respects the land, and is truly sustainable using organic ingredients and making dishes from scratch. Continue reading

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Art of Collaborat...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Art of Collaboration - Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, presented by Teresa Mangum, Professor and Director of the... Continue reading

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

@ Hancher Auditorium

Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Katia & Marielle Labèque, piano. Continue reading

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Art of Collaborat...

@ John and Mary Pappajohn E...

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Art of Collaboration - Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, presented by Teresa Mangum, Professor and Director of the... Continue reading

Volunteer Fair & Blood Drive

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Attend the Fall UI Volunteer Fair & Blood Drive to connect with local nonprofit organizations and find meaningful ways to engage with our community! You will have a great... Continue reading