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Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

3:00 PM

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Join us in the Main Library Gallery for an exploration of hope, joy, and black liberation in online space with Graduate Assistant Kevin Winstead from the University of Maryland's Institute of Technology in the Humanities (MITH).

Feb 22, 2019

Feb 22, 2019

12:00 PM

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In Fall 2018, John Palmquist, a longtime member of the Iowa Archaeological Society, transferred care of his collection of archaeological artifacts into the hands of the Office of the State Archaeologist for inclusion in the State Archaeological Repository. The Palmquist Collection, rare for most private collections, consists of well documented and responsibly collected artifacts acquired across southwestern Iowa over many years, and includes uncommon projectile point types as well as other r...

Feb 22, 2019

2:00 PM

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The Iowa Translation Workshop and Song Bridge Press are co-sponsoring an exciting reading and roundtable on Uruguayan Women poets, featuring leading literary translators who work with Uruguayan poets. 

Feb 23, 2019

Feb 23, 2019

All Day

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The Old Capitol Museum will be host to the 2019 National History Day Grant Wood District Competition and we need volunteer judges! February 23rd is the last day to apply - sign up today! NHD in Iowa is looking for volunteer judges to help evaluate student projects and create a positive experience for Iowa's young historians. Judges will receive online training prior to the contest along with a free breakfast, lunch and snacks. Judges do not need prior experience and will be paired with a ...

Feb 25, 2019

Feb 25, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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There are gaps between what we know and what we think we know. Some of the greatest art creates a paradigm shift, where a viewer comes to the work with assumptions about what they think they are seeing and then the work offers something outside of those assumptions: a new way of seeing, thinking, and feeling. For this lecture, visual artist and Grant Wood Fellow in Painting & Drawing, Eleanna Anagnos, shares developments in her processes that bridge the gap between the corporeal and intangib...

Mar 1, 2019

Mar 1, 2019

12:00 PM

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Details forthcoming. About the presenter: Adam Skibbe is a GIS Administrator with University of Iowa Geographical and Sustainability Sciences and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr. Michelle Wienhold is a GIS analyst for the Iowa Flood Center. About the event: Brown Bags at the OSA is a semi-regular series where staff and guests share their research over the noon hour. Topics include individuals’ areas of interest, work in the field, developments in archaeology and archi...

Mar 3, 2019

Mar 3, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Now in its 12th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the Piano Area in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Bach to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky and more! Open to the public in 1976 as a National Historic Landmark and museum presenting early University of Iowa and t...

Mar 5, 2019

Mar 5, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for a reading (in English, French, and German) and discussion by Walter Gruenzweig of Technische Universitaet Dortmund and Vincent Dussol of Université Montpellier III - Paul Valéry of their co-translated edition of poetry, co-published in Germany & France, by Iowa City poet Chuck Miller, one of the original “Actualists.” Free – All are Welcome!

Mar 5, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us for a reading (in English, French, and German) and discussion by Walter Gruenzweig of Technische Universitaet Dortmund and Vincent Dussol of Université Montpellier III - Paul Valéry of their co-translated edition of poetry, co-published in Germany & France, by Iowa City poet Chuck Miller, one of the original “Actualists.” Free – All are Welcome!

Mar 5, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Grant Wood Fellow in printmaking Ryan Parker will discuss his work produced during his residency at University of Iowa. His printed works on fabric and paper are based on his research during a 2017-18 Fulbright Fellowship in India where he studied connections between ancient temple architecture and Indian block printing. Parker grew up in Florida and received his MFA in printmaking from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Rome, Italy and Philadelphia. In his printed works on p...

Mar 7, 2019

Mar 7, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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Named 2017 “Male Singer of the Year” by both the International Opera Awards and Bachtrack, Lawrence Brownlee has been hailed by the Associated Press as one of “the world’s leading bel canto tenors.” Brownlee also serves as Artistic Advisor at Opera Philadelphia, helping the company to expand their repertoire, diversity efforts and community initiatives. Bass-baritone Eric Owens has a unique reputation as an esteemed interpreter of classic works and a champion of new music. He has been rec...

Mar 8, 2019

Mar 8, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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?Welcome books, films, art, and music from 1923 into the public domain during the Public Domain Celebration! Stop by to learn more about what the public domain is and make a button to publicize what it means to enjoy and use copyright-free content.

Mar 8, 2019

12:00 PM

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Phipps is a National Historic Landmark Mill Creek culture site of the Initial Middle Missouri tradition in Cherokee County, Iowa. Excavations at Phipps began in the mid-1950s by University of Iowa (UI) under the direction of Rey Ruppé with later excavations in 1963 and 1998 by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ongoing reanalysis of the collections began in 2017 with the goals of addressing anomalies in the published pottery taxonomy, and tying the ceramics to the stratigraphy in order to ...

Mar 9, 2019

Mar 9, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Georges Seurat's short career has had a sustained impact on artists. Join Assistant Curator Kim Datchuk for a discussion of how artists, including Jean Metzinger, Maurice Prendergast, Bridget Riley, and Sally Drummond, continue to respond to Seurat's work. This program is free and open to the public. The discussion complements and coincides with the opening weekend of UI Theatre Arts' production of “Sunday in the Park with George.”

Mar 12, 2019

Mar 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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View trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PiooMtPd58 Join us to view the documentary "Like Any Other Kid," followed by a panel discussion and community conversation about the film. Co-presented by Trauma-Informed Care Project of Iowa. About the film: Like Any Other Kid provides a rare glimpse into the inner-workings of one of the most promising developments in juvenile justice reform: the use of non-punitive, therapeutic programs to change behavior and help youth re-enter th...

Mar 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019

12:00 PM

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La Mancha is not only the land of Don Quixote. The stark open landscape of the southern Meseta was also the setting for a unique Bronze Age culture with some of the earliest evidence for irrigation in Europe. This culture, known as the cultura de las motillas, is characterized by human settlements on low-lying ground, which were ringed by 2-3 walls and sometimes had a central tower and well. Approximately three dozen motillas are known. Motillas were small villages, which were occupied betwe...

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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In this Obermann Conversation, we’ll hear from activists representing various organizations about current projects that support, amplify, and advocate for people with disabilities. Tammy Nyden gives an overview of the work of the Johnson County Children’s Colation, a project of our local NAMI; Michael Hoenig shares the disability training offered to UI health sciences students; Andrew Tubbs describes the work of Combined Efforts’ multi-arts projects; Sujit Singh will talk about a local telev...

Mar 29, 2019

Mar 29, 2019

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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This colloquium will bring together scholars from a range of languages, literary traditions, disciplines, and approaches, for two days of intensive and hopefully enjoyable interdisciplinary conversation.

Mar 29, 2019

3:30 PM

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Graeme A Forbes, University of Kent “Why can't I remember the future?” If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Apr 4, 2019

Apr 4, 2019

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields. The symposium will consider the pervasive (though often unnoticed) influence of disability on and in the performing, visual, and literary arts, in philosophy and religion, in political and economic life, and in everyday language, as we explore when and ...

Apr 4, 2019

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

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Apr 7, 2019

Apr 7, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Now in its 12th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the Piano Area in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Bach to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky and more! Open to the public in 1976 as a National Historic Landmark and museum presenting early University of Iowa and t...

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019

3:30 PM

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Ralph Wedgwood, University of Southern California “The Rational Angel” If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Apr 13, 2019

Apr 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Mother-loving genius and cunning linguist Brandon Alexander Williams will do a lyrical analysis on the art of rapping and performance poetry. His lyrics will make your brain smile. Born in Maywood and raised in Peoria, Illinois, Brandon Alexander Williams is a poet, MC and DJ. Williams is an alumnus of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale where he produced “The Yard: An A’Capella/Hip-Hop Musical”. As an active MC and DJ, he has performed and taught throughout the country, produced eigh...

Apr 24, 2019

Apr 24, 2019

4:00 PM

Voxman Music Building, VOX 5 (Choral Room)

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Presentation by Dr. Timothy Stalter and Nikki White

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019

3:30 PM

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Carrie Swanson, University of Iowa  “Producing Wonder without Tears (or Fallacy) in Plato's Euthydemus” If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Sep 13, 2019
Oct 4, 2019

Oct 4, 2019

3:30 PM

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Elizabeth Brake, Arizona State University   If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

3:30 PM

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Ted Sider, Rutgers University “Metaphysics and Science” If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Nov 15, 2019

Nov 15, 2019

3:30 PM

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Katarina Perovic, University of Iowa   If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Feb 7, 2020

Feb 7, 2020

3:30 PM

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Ali Hasan, University of Iowa   If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

3:30 PM

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Asha Bhandary, University of Iowa   If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Apr 3, 2020

Apr 3, 2020

3:30 PM

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Ted Poston, The University of Alabama   If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Apr 17, 2020

Apr 17, 2020

3:30 PM

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Shelly Kagan, Yale University   If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Apr 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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