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Nov 5, 2021

Nov 5, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online (livestreamed at bit.ly/fallresicpl) for a panel discussion of “Imagination <> Computation:" Writers operate on a fundamental faith in the endless capacity of imagination. Yet mathematics/computation is increasingly doing imagination’s heavy lifting, offering endless varieties of predictability in its stead. How to play this game? Panel will feature current IWP 2021 Fall Residents.

Nov 5, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, UI International Writing Program (IWP) HQ. Join us online for readings by current IWP Fall 2021 Writers-in-Residence. This series will also include Friday Nov. 12, possibly also Nov. 19 (TBD), each with readings by different 2021 IWP Fall Residents. Join us on Zoom: https://bit.ly/fallresui Event is free & all are invited!

Nov 9, 2021

Nov 9, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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In the crowded news landscape, consumers are turning to their email for the latest cycle of current events. Leading writers and editors highlight the elements of a successful newsletter, and how they serve and grow their audience. Niven McCall-Mazza, Editor-in-Chief, theSkimm Kelsi Trinidad, Manager of Newsletter Strategy, GQ Hanne Winarsky, Head of Writer Development, Substack Moderator: Carlo Versano, Producer, News Writer & Podcast Host, Need2Know, Cheddar Presented with the Mayor's Offic...

Nov 9, 2021

7:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Atrium

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How, Now, to Care? A collaboration between the International Writing Program and the Department of Dance November 9 at 7:00 p.m. Visual Arts Building Atrium In this time of re-emergence, given our new era of contact virtualized and given the vast changes the pandemic has caused in our lives, we are not returning to the same reality. The new time-space we inhabit is fraught with uncertainty, divide, and growing disparities between and among people. What then is our duty in this moment—to ...

Nov 12, 2021

Nov 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online (livestreamed at bit.ly/fallresicpl) for a panel discussion of “Rituals and Traditions 2.0?” Fall is the season of many near-folk rituals in the U.S. (Halloween, Día de los Muertos, Thanksgiving, etc.). Tell us about a traditional tale/event/character/figure in your world—whether continuously popular or perhaps also challenged and thus updated for more current tastes or values.  Pane...

Nov 12, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, UI International Writing Program (IWP) HQ. Join us online for readings by current IWP Fall 2021 Writers-in-Residence. This series may also include Friday, Nov. 19 (TBD), each with readings by different 2021 IWP Fall Residents. Join us on Zoom: https://bit.ly/fallresui Event is free & all are invited!

Nov 19, 2021

Nov 19, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online (livestreamed at bit.ly/fallresicpl) for the closing chapter of our weekly community conversation panel series: an opportunity to hear the 2021 IWP Fall Residents' brief but often poignant observations, in an 'open mic' format, on their experiences in the United States.

Nov 30, 2021

Nov 30, 2021

7:00 PM

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The University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program is pleased to announce that writer Wesley Morris has won the 2021 Krause Essay Prize for his essay “My Mustache, My Self,” which appeared in The New York Times Magazine in October 2020. Morris—cultural critic, podcast host, and multiple-Pulitzer Prize winner—will be honored at the Krause Essay Prize award ceremony on Tuesday, November 30 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom, where he will read from his winning essay. There he will receive the Prize’s $10...