Saturday, March 3

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

“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

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

“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

Motown: The Musical

@ Hancher Auditorium

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

CAB Movies: Jumanji

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. Continue reading

CAB Movies: The Commuter

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. 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

Student life at iowa

AJ Smith developed a diverse set of experiences through five different student organizations

April 4, 2018

AJ Smith is a freshman studying Economics with minors in Criminology, Psychology, and a Certificate in International Business. Smith also serves as a UISG senator, as well as four other student organizations on campus. The Iowa Challenge asks students to engage: get involved and be a leader.How do you Engage... Continue Reading

Nathen Spitz volunteers for the kids of Dance Marathon as Hospital Chair

February 2, 2018

Nathen Spitz is a junior studying psychology on the pre-medicine track, and serves as Hospital Co-Chair for Dance Marathon. Dance Marathon is a UI student organization dedicated to raising money for and supporting pediatric cancer patients and their families. Continue Reading

Working with college students perfect fit for social justice advocate

February 2, 2018

Hunter Gillaspie found academic and social support through the queer-inclusive fraternity Delta Lambda Phi

January 1, 2018

Hunter Gillaspie is a senior studying Arts and Ethics & Public Policy, and a member of Delta Lambda Phi. The Iowa Challenge asks students to stretch: learn from diverse people, ideas, and experiences.How do you Stretch at Iowa? I Stretch at Iowa by getting as involved as I can with... Continue Reading

Reese Vedder networks socially and academically through Hawkeye Marching Band

January 1, 2018

Reese Vedder is a junior studying Marketing and Mass Communications, and a trombone player with the Hawkeye Marching Band. The Iowa Challenge asks students to engage: get involved and be a leader.How do you Engage at Iowa?I play trombone and I am a squad leader for the Hawkeye Marching Band. Continue Reading