Events categorized as "Lecture/Discussion":

Creative Matters lecture: Camille Brown

@ Hancher Auditorium

Camille Brown, a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow, creates choreography that utilizes musical composition as storytelling in order to investigate the silent space within the measure. Continue reading

The Justice and Liberation Series: "Blac...

@ Phillips Hall

The Justice and Liberation Series, hosted by the Afro-American Cultural Center with the help of Alpha Theta Chatper of Alpha Phi Alpha and the Kappa Psi chapter of Phi Beta... Continue reading

Unraveling & Mending: Art as Political W...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Amir ElSaffar (jazz musician and Hancher guest artist) and Lisa Schlesinger (UI Theatre Department, CLAS) will share their journeys as artist-activists whose work interprets strife and crisis for audiences that... Continue reading

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Connecting Iowa t...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Connecting Iowa to the Developing World, presented by H.S. Continue reading

Grant Wood Fellow Talk: Joe Osheroff, "T...

@ Art Building West

An interactive discussion that explores the history of the use of mask in society and performance. Continue reading

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Connecting Iowa t...

@ John and Mary Pappajohn E...

You are invited to the upcoming Hawkeye Lunch & Learn lecture titled Connecting Iowa to the Developing World, presented by H.S. Continue reading

"International Principles of Access to A...

@ Old Capitol Museum

This lecture is part of the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists, engaged scholars, and interdisciplinary artists... 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

"Consider the Source": Ida Cordelia Beam...

@ Voxman Music Building

This talk is part of the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists, engaged scholars, and interdisciplinary artists... 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...

This event is part of the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists, engaged scholars, and interdisciplinary artists... 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

This event is part of the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists, engaged scholars, and interdisciplinary artists... 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...

William S.Pretzer is Senior Curator of History at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, a position he has held since 2009. 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

“Vox Populi—Archiving a Revolution in th...

This event is part of the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists, engaged scholars, and interdisciplinary artists... Continue reading

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

This event is part of the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists, engaged scholars, and interdisciplinary artists... Continue reading

Art and the Archives: Two lectures by Ja...

There is no data without people.Sometimes, there is no history without data. Continue reading

Closing Thoughts on Archival Futures, pl...

These events are part of the 2018 Provost's Global Forum and Obermann Humanities Symposium, Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice, in which practicing archivists, engaged scholars, and interdisciplinary artists... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Student life at iowa

Finals are Coming: 10 reasons to get jazzed about finals week

December 12, 2017

Oh, finals week, we've missed you so much! We know you might be stressing right now, but have no fear, all the finals week events at the IMU will take you from this: to this: 1. Continue Reading

Emmalyn Brown Inspires Others to Combat Violence with RVAP

November 11, 2017

Emmalyn Brown is a junior studying Social Justice & Human Rights, and is a student volunteer with Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP). The Iowa Challenge asks students to serve: contribute to the community and lead by example. How do you Serve at Iowa?I began volunteering at RVAP in February. Continue Reading

Matt Bobber found his place on the UI Water Polo Club

November 11, 2017

Matt Bobber is a nursing major at the UI, also involved in the UI Water Polo Club through Recreational Services. The Iowa Challenge asks students to choose: make good, healthy choices that support overall health and success. Matt told us about how water polo fits into his life. Continue Reading

Dylan Goncalves Aids NABJ in Representing All Communities on Campus

November 11, 2017

The IOWA Challenge expresses important principles that help students succeed in the classroom and beyond. Five expectations: Excel, Stretch, Engage, Choose, and Serve make up the Challenge. The Iowa Challenge series highlights students that exemplify these five values in their daily lives at the University of Iowa.How do you Stretch... Continue Reading

Jacob Simpson: Advancing Undergraduate Student Success

October 10, 2017

The IOWA Challenge expresses important principles that help students succeed in the classroom and beyond. Five expectations: Excel, Stretch, Engage, Choose, and Serve make up the Challenge. The Iowa Challenge series highlights students that exemplify these five values in their daily lives at the University of Iowa.How do you Excel... Continue Reading