Events categorized as "Guest Speaker":

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

Real Stories, Real Heroes: Heroes Among ...

Black Superhero Week is proud to bring Black heroes to Iowa and to spaces in Iowa City. Continue reading

Film Screening: "White Scripts and Black...

- @ FilmScene

Twenty years ago, Marlon Riggs produced an essential documentary critique of the images of African Americans in US television in his award-winning Color Adjustment. 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

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