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Feb 2, 2023

Feb 2, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 3, 2023

Feb 3, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 4, 2023

Feb 4, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 5, 2023

Feb 5, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 6, 2023

Feb 6, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 7, 2023

Feb 7, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 8, 2023

Feb 8, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 8, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Come to a virtual Iowa Bibliophiles! Join assistant professor of art Meghan O'Connor from Coastal Carolina University to hear more about her project involving finger-casting, dart-throwing, stone lithography, screenprinting, and community collaboration. “Casting Fingers, Casting Blame?” focuses on community, play, and indirect collaboration. The project includes part of a collection of fingers cast from willing participants combined with a series of lithography and screenprinting. Hear abo...

Feb 9, 2023

Feb 9, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 10, 2023

Feb 10, 2023

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Please join us at the K K Merker Gallery in North Hall for "place + Trust," an exhibit of a new body of work by Jennifer Miller. This work explores combinations of handmade paper and text in the forms of sculptures, banners, pulp paintings, and a letterpress printing of a poem titled "Get Out of the Maze," written by Ma Thida. Ma Thida is a Burmese human rights activist, surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience whom Jen met when Ma Thida was a Writer in Residence in the University'...

Feb 12, 2023

Feb 12, 2023

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Join Iowa PBS for free, in-person, premiere screenings of Meredith Willson: America’s Music Man. This new, historical documentary follows the career of Iowa native Meredith Willson. A masterful musician, conductor, composer and Iowa's champion on Broadway, Meredith Willson caught the world’s ear with his many talents. Following this special screening of Meredith Willson: America’s Music Man, attendees will have the opportunity to view historical artifacts featured in the film from the Univer...

Feb 22, 2023

Feb 22, 2023

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Join us for a celebration of Black Poets. Rare materials from Special Collections and Archives will be on display including works by Langston Hughes, Margaret Walker, and Nikki Giovanni. Stop by to read a poem or visit our Poetry Station to make a poem yourself: we'll provide the supplies for blackout and cut & paste poetry; you bring your imagination!  This event will be in Group Area D of the Main Library, right next to Food for Thought Cafe on the 1st floor. 

Mar 24, 2023

Mar 24, 2023

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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Ever since the introduction of the pelvic exam as a gynecological procedure in the late 19th century, consumers and doctors have struggled to define the boundaries between preventive health and sexual impropriety.  In the early twentieth century, for example, cancer awareness programs were stymied by the failure of the press to print particular words deemed “inappropriate,” such as “uterus, cervix, discharge, bloody, or menses.” And despite the emergence of second wave feminism in the 1970s,...

Apr 5, 2023

Apr 5, 2023

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Save the date for our in-person event on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at the IMU 2nd Floor Ballroom. Refreshments and social time will begin at 3:30 p.m., and the award celebration will begin at 4 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public. This event recognizes the recipients for the following awards: May Brodbeck Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty Susan C. Buckley Distinguished Achievement Award for Staff Jean Y. Jew Women's Rights Award Margaret P. Benson Scholarship Wyn...