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Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you....

Jun 22, 2019

Jun 22, 2019

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Brake the Cycle riders combine their support to end homelessness with the joy of cycling. Be a catalyst for change and join us for a 25-mile (or take the short-cut route!) fun ride benefiting Shelter House on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area. Kickstands up at 10:15am. Check-in opens at 9:00am. Basic tune-up services provided by World of Bikes 9-10:15am. Register as a cyclist or supporter and break the cycle of homelessness one pedal stroke at a time!  The rout...

Aug 8, 2019

Aug 8, 2019

7:00 PM

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The 2019 Eco Film Festival will be held once a month beginning in April and ending in August. This event is hosted by Green Iowa AmeriCorps in collaboration with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department, Iowa City Recycling, and the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL). All films will be shown in Meeting Room A of the ICPL at 7 p.m. Popcorn is provided, but personal snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. There is no fee to participate. All are welcome.  August 8: "Livin...

Aug 28, 2019

Aug 28, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the variety of student hourly and Work-Study jobs available on the UI campus & at qualified off-campus non-profit Work-Study sites. The University is excited to have students consider campus employment. Research shows that students who are connected to campus are more successful and more likely to continue enrollment and do well academically. Many first-year students choose student employment as their Pick One. Last year more...

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you....

Sep 4, 2019

Sep 4, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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The IOWA Challenge calls on all Hawkeyes to excel, stretch, engage, choose, and to serve. There is no better way to do these things than to check out the Student Involvement Fair in Hubbard Park on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM!   Whether it's a volunteer opportunity, sports club, or anything in between -- there's bound to be something for you! Nearly 300 registered student organizations and community nonprofits are ready to engage you in campus activities and volunt...

Sep 14, 2019

Sep 14, 2019

All Day

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Participate in this year's Iowa River Clean-Up on September 14, 2019! The clean-up will cover 9.5 miles of the Iowa River Water Trail. Sign up at http://iarvcp.org.

Sep 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019

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In this opening conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help frame the larger scope of a yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” Speakers include the following: Arlene Da´vila is Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University. Her research spans urban ethnography, the political economy of culture and media, consumption, immigration, and geographies of inequality and race. Valerie Martinez...

Sep 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019

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In this opening conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help frame the larger scope of a yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” Speakers include the following: Arlene Da´vila is Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University. Her research spans urban ethnography, the political economy of culture and media, consumption, immigration, and geographies of inequality and race. Valerie Martinez...

Sep 21, 2019

Sep 21, 2019

All Day

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In this opening conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help frame the larger scope of a yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” Speakers include the following: Arlene Da´vila is Professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University. Her research spans urban ethnography, the political economy of culture and media, consumption, immigration, and geographies of inequality and race. Valerie Martinez...

Sep 26, 2019

Sep 26, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Visit with more than 150 employers to discuss full time and internship opportunities! Visit careers.uiowa.edu/fall-job-internship-fair for more information.

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three invited speakers will explore questions related to migration and national belonging. Each speaker will deliver a plenary address, which will be followed by Q&A. Speakers include the following: Karma Cha´vez is Associate Professor and Chair of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a rhet...

Nov 8, 2019

Nov 8, 2019

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For this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will address the ways Latina/o/x communities are integrated into and respond to dominant U.S. political and cultural social practices. Speakers will provide a strong historical foundation, attend to political processes, and draw out some of the less formal ways in which citizenship is imagined and practiced in Latina/o/x ...

Nov 21, 2019

Nov 21, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Hardship doesn’t preclude joy. In fact, a wellspring of joy is a powerful weapon of resistance in the face of injustice. The urban Latin dancers of CONTRA-TIEMPO and the musicians of Las Cafeteras—all grounded in the communities of color in South Los Angeles—celebrate this fact in an evening-length work grounded in social dance and live music that flips the script on the usual narratives abou...

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will examine the potentials and pitfalls of imagining Latinidades in the Midwestern U.S. Building off the past success of the Latina/o Midwest Symposium, this kickoff event for the spring semester will draw attention to the ways in which Latina/o/x space and identity might be imagined and practiced outside of traditionally...

Feb 1, 2020

Feb 1, 2020

2:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Kids Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   New this season, we’re turning the club over to the kids—and the adults who love them, of course! Austin, Texas, boasts a spectacular music scene, and Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award winner and was named the Austin Musician of the Year in 2015. Chavez traverses boundaries—in her musical styles, her bilingual lyrics, and her work as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department—and creates a welcoming sp...

Feb 1, 2020

5:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Kids Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   New this season, we’re turning the club over to the kids—and the adults who love them, of course! Austin, Texas, boasts a spectacular music scene, and Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award winner and was named the Austin Musician of the Year in 2015. Chavez traverses boundaries—in her musical styles, her bilingual lyrics, and her work as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department—and creates a welcoming sp...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

All Day

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After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Speakers include the following: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Hum...

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...