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Sep 17, 2021

Sep 17, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Rachel Marie-Crane Williams, Associate Professor in the School of Art & Art History and Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, and Program Head Painting and Drawing, will discuss her recently published graphic novel, Run Home If You Don’t Want to Be Killed: The Detroit Uprising of 1943. Join us on Zoom: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/94949129136

Sep 20, 2021

Sep 20, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted for Spring and Summer 2022. The Gilman Scholarship aims to support those who have been underrepresented in study abroad as well as encourage students to choose nontraditional study locations. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen undergraduates who receive the Federal Pell Grant and are pursuing academic, credit-bearin...

Sep 20, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living Commu...

Sep 21, 2021

Sep 21, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Sep 21, 2021

3:45 PM - 4:35 PM

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Presenters from Academic Support and Retention will include: Danielle Martinez, MA (Director of Student Retention) Angie Lamb, MA (Assistant Director) Samantha Flores, MA (Coordinator)

Sep 21, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Dive In with the Stanley is taking a break until November. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you will join us again when programming resumes. Follow the Stanley on Instagram: @uistanleymusem

Sep 22, 2021

Sep 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The fall 2021 series Iowa in the World Community seeks to expand the campus and broader public understanding about international human rights standards related to pressing challenges we face in the United States, the State of Iowa, at the university, and/or within our local community. The international human rights system recognizes adequate housing as a fundamental human right. This panel will examine the fulfillment of this right in our state and explore barriers to housing access and sec...

Sep 23, 2021

Sep 23, 2021

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Helping, Health & Public Service Industry Career Fair Thursday, September 23, 2021  -  12:00 - 4:00 PM  -  Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union This fair will focus on recruiting students typically majoring in social work, psychology, nonprofit certificate, political science, history, sociology, public policy & ethics, health & wellness - ALL MAJORS welcome!

Sep 23, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Join us for a virtual panel and screening with video essayist Kevin B. Lee, whose work both demonstrates how one can use the arts, literature, theory, and history to offer an understanding of human experience—in this case, of Korean Americans and other ethnic groups—and illustrates a relatively new form of research, the video essay. We will screen Lee's video essays, including Mourning with Minari and Once Upon a Screen: Explosive Paradox (see descriptions below). Afterward, Lee will join ...

Sep 24, 2021

Sep 24, 2021

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Whether it’s your first Family Weekend or not, please join us to socialize with new and returning first generation families! Enjoy light refreshments, learn about the many campus resources and opportunities available to first gen students and all the exciting events happening during Family Weekend! University staff members will be available to answer questions about Family Weekend and your visit to Iowa City. GO HAWKS! For more information about UI Family Weekend 2021, please visit our webs...

Sep 30, 2021

Sep 30, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

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Unwritten rules about gender conformity are pervasive in our society, and especially in our schools which should function as inclusive, safe, and brave spaces for students. Policies and guidelines that support gender expansive individuals are few and far between, and the lack of such protections can dramatically impact our environment and experiences. Join Teach For America and LGTBQ+ thought leaders Kezia Gilyard, Dr. Wren Walker Robbins, and Jesse Holzman, for a live event where we’ll exam...

Sep 30, 2021

7:00 PM

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On July 1, 2021, Iowa House File 802 became law. Though the Act does not specifically mention “Critical Race Theory,” CRT was cited in discussions of the Act, and the Act restricts when and where the framework’s historical, social, and legal tools for understanding race-based inequities may be taught. But what is critical race theory, and how has it become the focus of acts and editorials? On Thursday, September 30, at 7:00 p.m. CST, a legal scholar, a sociologist, and a community advocate f...

Sep 30, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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“Limitless Fun: Cultivating World Changing Creativity” This interactive talk will explore how acts of fun and play can be read as radical acts of empathy that can inspire communities of care in scholarly, artistic, and workplace environments.  Dr. Hodges Persley will discuss how we can cultivate fun and play as ciphers of creativity that help us improvise, refine, and perform strategies of resistance that protect limitless environments of fun. This talk seeks to inspire us to use acts of f...

Oct 6, 2021

Oct 6, 2021

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021 : 12 – 4 pm - VIRTUAL FAIR This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Register in Handshake!

Oct 10, 2021

Oct 10, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Oct 14, 2021

Oct 14, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Oct 18, 2021

Oct 18, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living Commu...

Oct 19, 2021

Oct 19, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Oct 21, 2021

Oct 21, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Learn “How to Library” from a friendly UI librarian! Dan Gall, the UI Librarian for Social Work & Distance Education, takes time to help you understand the myriad resources (and people) available at the UI to help you find the information you need. From finding the right books and how to check them out, to research concepts, ethics, and citations, Dan is your personal guide to the UI Libraries system. Open to all students, regardless of major. Sessions meet in Wild Bill’s (321 North Hall) ...

Oct 21, 2021

7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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Our 2021 One Community, One Book selection is Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Aftermath of Incarceration by Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller. In this moving text, Dr. Miller presents the story of incarceration and its impact on those it touches, an impact extending far longer than peoples' incarceration and significantly affecting the lives of family and friends also. With the use of personal stories and in-depth research, Dr. Miller shows how the system has discrimination built in at ever...

Nov 6, 2021

Nov 6, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  Ho Che Anderson’s three-volume graphic novel, King, mixes the historical record with imagined conversations and events during Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life in the 1950s and ‘60s. Pages from King with the artist’s and editor’s annotations are part of the Stanley School Programs Collection that has visited K–12 schools across Iowa. Associate Curator of Education Joshua Siefken will present Anderson’s work and discuss the social justice themes present in the Stanley School Programs Graphic...

Nov 11, 2021

Nov 11, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Nov 15, 2021

Nov 15, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living Commu...

Nov 16, 2021

Nov 16, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Nov 18, 2021

Nov 18, 2021

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall - 2101

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Faculty Recital Jorge Montilla, clarinet Rene Lecuona, piano

Dec 2, 2021

Dec 2, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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This summer, a new Story Map of Black-owned businesses in Johnson County was created. It connects users to a rich and ever-growing directory of businesses and entrepreneurs in the eastern Iowa corridor and challenges us to understand the connection between economic opportunities and social justice. Our speakers will help us understand historic barriers faced by BIPOC people interested in starting a business, and why tearing down these barriers matters to all of us. Speakers: Daria Fisher P...

Dec 9, 2021

Dec 9, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Mar 10, 2022

Mar 10, 2022

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for a Spring Break: Puerto Rican Theme Meal! Happening in the following places: Catlett Market Place, Burge Market Place, Hillcrest Market Place.

Apr 21, 2022

Apr 21, 2022

All Day

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Join us for the 2022 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Behind the S(cr)een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries. The three-day event will take place April 21–23, 2022. This event was originally scheduled for Spring 2021 but has been postponed in the interest of public health. One of the spaces where critical work around black images happens involves what can be seen—the actual images that dance across our screen from Black-ish and The Chi to Harriet and Dear White People. But wh...

May 7, 2022

May 7, 2022

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULTS: $25 / $35 / $45 COLLEGE STUDENTS: $10 / $10 / $40 YOUTH: $10 / $10 / $22   We haven’t quite convinced Las Cafeteras to become the Hancher house band, but we are thrilled to welcome them back to Iowa City! Committed to a creative combination of musical heritages—and to social justice—this band from East LA is a Hancher favorite of the first order. Their performances are always a joyous celebration.   EVENT PARTNERS Scott C. Hagen and Denise E. DeLorme John and Patrici...