Events categorized as "Lecture/Discussion":

Local Disabilities Initiatives: An Oberm...

@ Iowa City Public Library

In this Obermann Conversation, we’ll hear from activists representing various organizations about current projects that support, amplify, and advocate for people with disabilities. Continue reading

"Goya: The War Years 1808-1814"

@ Art Building West

The European Studies Group will present a guest lecture by Janis A.Tomlinson of the University of Delaware on "Goya: The War Years 1808-1814" at 5 p.m. Continue reading

WorldCanvass: What's in a Word

@ MERGE

On the next WorldCanvass, we’ll explore the act of reading and bring into focus the hidden site where social and symbolic power is enforced. Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium Lecture:...

@ Iowa City Public Library

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium Lecture:...

@ MERGE

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium: Intervi...

@ Iowa City Public Library

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium Lecture:...

@ Iowa City Public Library

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium Lecture:...

@ Iowa City Public Library

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium Panel: T...

@ Iowa City Public Library

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium Lecture:...

@ Iowa City Public Library

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. Continue reading

Misfitting Humanities Symposium: Closing...

@ Iowa City Public Library

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. Continue reading

Creative Matters: Steven Tepper

@ Art Building West

Suspended in a Web of Meaning: Creativity, Culture and Social Change. Continue reading

WorldCanvass: Why School?

@ MERGE

The 2019 Provost’s Global Forum, “Why School? International Perspectives on Education and Social Transformation” (April 11-13), will examine education in a global context, both as a reflection of social norms... Continue reading

Scoring the Screen: The Power of Music i...

@ Iowa City Public Library

How do composers, producers, and directors use music in film? How does it help to tell stories, complicate plots, create atmosphere, and manipulate audiences' emotional responses? How is it selected, scored, and recorded?... Continue reading

Student life at iowa

How Adriana Petersen learned to STRETCH herself in leadership roles on campus

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "stretch" as follows: "At Iowa, you will find a diversity of people, ideas, opportunities, and experiences. That diversity is one of the benefits of being an Iowa student. Step away from the familiar, try new ideas, experience new cultures, and learn from people different from yourself."Adriana... Continue Reading

How community involvement helped Adam Goedken change his perspective on SERVING

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "serve" as follows: "As an Iowa student, you are a member of many communities, on and off the campus. You have the opportunity and the responsibility to be a good neighbor and citizen, and to serve the community. Continue Reading

How Mikaela Mallin combines dance and science to EXCEL

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "excel" as follows: “Academic excellence means setting and meeting high standards for yourself as a student. Faculty, staff, and other students will ask you to work hard and push yourself intellectually. We expect a lot from you; you should expect only the best from yourself and... Continue Reading

How getting ENGAGED helped Katie Rasmussen find her purpose on campus

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "engage" as follows: "You will be a more successful student and enjoy yourself more if you spend your time and energy on activities that matter. The University of Iowa offers almost limitless opportunities and the resources to help you become a leader in and out of... Continue Reading

How Maggie Baker CHOOSES a healthy lifestyle that benefits those around her

March 3, 2019

The Iowa Challenge defines "choose" as follows: "Every day you make decisions that affect your education and your future. Take your choices seriously and use your freedom wisely. Your Iowa education is what you make it. Continue Reading