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Sep 17, 2021

Sep 17, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Across the country, humanities centers act as incubators for cutting edge questions, creative collaborations, publicly engaged projects, and experimental forms of humanities scholarship. To kick off our conversation about the challenges new forms of research pose to existing metrics, we’ve gathered directors of four humanities centers. Join us as they offer their perspectives on emerging humanities research questions, methods, and formats, and the challenges these pose to current metrics, re...

Sep 18, 2021

Sep 18, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join Dr. Anna Barker, curator of From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200, for a special guided tour of the exhibition. She will be available for Q&A following the tour. All are welcome! About the exhibit: From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200 is dedicated to the life and work of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881). Curated by Dr. Anna Barker, University of Iowa professor of Russian literature, it covers the entirety of Dostoevsky’s ...

Sep 20, 2021

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

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Explore the John Martin Rare Book Room’s rich collection of rare and historical medical materials! This session will introduce you to the JMRBR collection — over 6400 items which span the of breadth of Western medical scholarship. We will also discuss how to search for, request, and use items from the collection.

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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Featuring Maxime Boutry, Associate Researcher, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris, France The double crisis, political and sanitary, that Myanmar is currently undergoing, sheds new light on the political and social transformations that have affected the country over the last ten years. Whilst the February 1st military coup literally kidnapped the hopes of a whole generation of citizens thirsting for democracy, it also revealed a failed ...

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 22, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Surfacing in the mid-twentieth century yet shrouded in social stigma, transgender medicine is now a rapidly growing medical field. In this virtual Obermann Conversation, UI alum and Michigan State University professor stef shuster will share findings from their new book, Trans Medicine (NYU Press, 2021) in discussion with Dr. Katie Imborek, co-founder of UIHC's LGBTQ Clinic, and community archivist and PhD candidate Aiden Bettine, whose work creates and demands gender-affirming community spa...

Sep 22, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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The University of Iowa feels a responsibility to provide students, faculty and staff with an understanding of the complexities of challenging public policy issues from all perspectives. To further this mission, the Public Policy Center and the College of Law, in collaboration with the Iowa Board of Regents, will convene a series of moderated discussions among respected experts, policymakers and advocates with different perspectives on significant public policy issues of urgent public interes...

Sep 23, 2021

Sep 23, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00am, with few exceptions. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Speaker TBD

Sep 23, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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EndNote Basic is a web-based citation management software that is freely available to all UI affiliates. It allows you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc. EndNote Basic is not the same as the desktop software, Endnote.

Sep 23, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Necessity of Eye Protection for COVID-19 by Eli Perencevich, MD, MS,  PPE Use and Healthcare Worker Self-Contamination by Loreen Herwaldt, MD and COVID-19 Update by Daniel Diekema, MD, MS

Sep 23, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Join us for the first International Programs Global Alumni Spotlight Series of the fall semester featuring Dr. Alfredo Vergara (PhD '93, MS '90, BSE '86), CDC country director and Division of Global HIV and TB program director for Mozambique. Dr. Vergara will talk with UI International Programs Associate Provost and Dean Russ Ganim about his University of Iowa ties as well as his impressive career in global public health. The event will take place virtually via Zoom on September 23, 2021, fr...

Sep 23, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  RNA Binding Proteins and Regulatory RNAs of P. aeruginosa: It’s a small (RNA) world after all Michael Gebhardt, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Boston Children's Hospital Harvard Medical School  

Sep 23, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join the UI Latin American Studies Program for the 10th annual Charles A. Hale Lecture entitled "Popular Cosmopolitanism: Cinema, Genre and Mediation in Mid-Century Mexico" delivered virtually by Ignacio Sánchez Prado on Thursday, September 23, 6-7:30 p.m. The Hale Lecture honors the memory of Professor Charles A. Hale (1930-2008), a specialist in Latin American liberalism and intellectual history. He was a distinguished scholar and faculty member at the University of Iowa from 1966-1997. ...

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

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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A talk by Sarah Rifky Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University, College of the Arts   Senior Curator and Director of Programs, Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU   PhD candidate, Art History, Theory, Criticism, and Aga Khan Program for a Islamic Architecture, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology   

Sep 27, 2021

Sep 27, 2021

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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POSTPONED Due to a scheduling conflict, Bill Nye has postponed his lecture at the University of Iowa. A new date will be announced soon. UI students who already have tickets should keep them as they will be honored for the new date. Distribution of remaining tickets to the general public will be delayed until the lecture has been officially rescheduled.   Engineer, comedian, author, inventor—and best known for his Emmy-winning run as Bill Nye the Science Guy—Bill Nye blends humor, intell...

Sep 27, 2021

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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POSTPONED Due to a scheduling conflict, Bill Nye has postponed his lecture at the University of Iowa. A new date will be announced soon. UI students who already have tickets should keep them as they will be honored for the new date. Distribution of remaining tickets to the general public will be delayed until the lecture has been officially rescheduled. Hancher and UI Lecture Committee present: Bill Nye, 2021 – 2022 Distinguished Lecturer Support Provided by the Cassandra S. Foens M.D. ...

Sep 28, 2021

Sep 28, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  Tunneling nanotubes as an alternate route of Ebola virus dissemination  Olena Shtanko, PhD Staff Scientist, Principal Investigator, Host-Pathogen Interactions Texas Biomedical Research Institute  

Sep 28, 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 29, 2021

Sep 29, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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For those already using Endnote, this class teaches you to maximize the tool. You’ll learn about the Endnote options for sharing so that you can collaborate effectively. From exporting and importing to syncing and sharing, this class will help you manage your information seamlessly on the desktop, on the web, and on mobile device. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Sep 29, 2021

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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LEVITT LECTURE A collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Law   TICKETS AVAILABLE AUGUST 25, starting at 11:00 a.m. Free tickets, limited to 4 per person. Available in person, by phone, or online.   An influential, thought-provoking observer of happiness and human nature, Gretchen Rubin will deliver a talk drawn from her runaway bestseller The Happiness Project. Rubin is skilled at distilling and conveying complex ideas with humor and clarity, and the audience is sure to ...

Sep 30, 2021

Sep 30, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Seebohm Lecture:  SARS CoV2 and lessons from the immune system by Kathleen Sullivan, MD, PhD

Sep 30, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  Consternation over colonization: Klebsiella pneumoniae in the gut Jay Vornhagen, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Department of Pathology University of Michigan  

Sep 30, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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The UI Libraries Conservation and Collections Care Department presents the 2021 William Anthony Conservation Lecture: Save the date for this year's online event with special guest Peter D. Verheyen! Thursday, September 30 at 6:00 PM CST on Zoom. Free to attend, all are welcome.REGISTER NOW. About the lecture series: The William Anthony Conservation Lecture Series, hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries Conservation Lab, invites Book and Paper Conservators and Bookbinders to share th...

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 1, 2021

Oct 1, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Join Arborist Andy Dahl for a tree talk and tour at the Sciences Library! This program will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021. The tree talk will begin at 2:00 PM on the 3rd floor of the Sciences Library. There will be a short break at 2:45 PM for light refreshments. The walking tour of campus trees will begin at 3:00 PM at the Sciences Library. This program is free and open to the public. The Sciences Library is located at 120 Iowa Ave.  Tree Talk & Tour at the Sciences Library 120 Iowa ...

Oct 1, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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October 1, 2021 is International Day of Older Persons. This year’s program will address the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issue of adequate and affordable housing. According to the UN, “housing is not adequate if its cost threatens or compromises the occupants’ enjoyment of other human rights.” The July 27, 2021 S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Index report indicates that overall home prices were up almost 17 percent over the past year. Now, more than ever, i...

Oct 1, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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The Obermann Center's 2021 Humanities Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) will take place on Friday, October 1, 2021, from 4:00–5:30 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library (Meeting Room A). Our 3MT is specially designed to feature the work of UI humanities graduate students. The 3MT event challenges graduate students to articulate their complex research clearly and concisely to non-specialist audiences in three minutes or fewer. The presented research can be a student’s thesis or PhD work, research rel...

Oct 2, 2021

Oct 2, 2021

10:00 AM

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What's new with African art and research surrounding it today? Find out in a three-part, roundtable series featuring ten scholars working in art history, anthropology, visual art, curation, sociology, and communication. Dr. Cory Gundlach, curator of African arts will moderate three online events anchored by a central question: “With special attention to ritual and style in historical and/or contemporary art from Africa and the African diaspora, how must we comport ourselves to the [conditi...

Oct 4, 2021

Oct 4, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  Exploiting bacterial stress responses to overcome antibiotic tolerance in pathogens Jung-Ho Shin, PhD Assistant Professor Cornell University  

Oct 4, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Lan Luo, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Iowa Iowa City, IA   “Real-Time Regression Analysis with Streaming Health Datasets”   Abstract:  New data collection and storage technologies have given rise to a new field of streaming data analytics, including real-time statistical methodology for online data analyses. Streaming data refers to high-throughput recordings with large volumes of observat...

Oct 5, 2021

Oct 5, 2021

4:00 PM

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While internships are an established part of professional and science graduate programs, they have been a less common opportunity for humanities graduate students. Now, departments and universities are realizing the many benefits for encouraging humanities graduate students to participate in workplace learning. These experiences provide students with a chance to apply their skills, ranging from archival research to critical analysis, to workplaces outside of the academy. Internships bolster ...

Oct 7, 2021

Oct 7, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Special guest speaker Father Ignatius Valentine will explore of some of the major spiritual themes which manifest in Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, as well as discuss the author's own faith journey. This talk complements the Fall 2021 exhibition in the Main Library Gallery, From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200. About the speaker: Since 2006, Fr. Ignatius Valentine has been pastor of St. Raphael Orthodox Church in Iowa City and the spiritual advisor for ...

Oct 7, 2021

6:00 PM

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The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist's Cherie Haury-Artz will present at Lacey-Keosauqua State Park, hosted by the Jefferson County Conservation Board. This will be an indoor presentation, stay tuned for information on which park building will house the event! About the Presentation: Ancient technology was incredibly innovative. Technologies such as stone tool making, weaponry, cordage production, stone-boiling and pottery manufacture were crucial to ancient societies. ...

Oct 8, 2021

Oct 8, 2021

7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Join the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Neurology for our 9th annual Neurogenetics Symposium! The symposium will be held on Friday, October 8th from 8AM to 1PM, and will be a hybrid event featuring both virtual and in-person speakers. Register online to receive a Zoom link to the virtual components. 

Oct 12, 2021

Oct 12, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  How PtdSer localization alters Virus Infectivity and Budding Melinda Brindley, PhD Associate Professor Infectious Diseases, Population Health, and College of Veterinary Medicine University of Georgia  

Oct 13, 2021

Oct 13, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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A Zoom link will be shared closer to the date. Contact jill-wiley@uiowa.edu for information. Dr. Anne Helene Skinstad has been named the 2021 College of Public Health Distinguished Faculty Lecturer. Dr. Skinstad has served as a professor in the University of Iowa Department of Community and Behavioral Health for more than 20 years. Prior to her work at Iowa, she was the chief psychologist for the first in-patient treatment unit for women with substance use and co-occurring mental health dis...

Oct 14, 2021

Oct 14, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00am, with few exceptions. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Speaker TBD

Oct 14, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Despite Dostoevsky’s broad literary acclaim, composers hardly clamored to set his works for the stage. Introspective psychological portraiture suited novels, not musical dramas known for exaggerated expressivity. But while nineteenth-century composers steered clear of Dostoevsky, later composers recognized an opportunity. Dostoevsky’s tales came freighted with spiritual urgency and social critique, qualities that drew composers seeking to expand audiences’ conception of opera as a genre. Thi...

Oct 18, 2021

Oct 18, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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For several generations, Anne Frank has been a household name—the WWII diarist whose posthumously published book has been translated into more than 70 languages. But do younger generations know her story? When they encounter her, what resonates with them? In this conversation, we'll consider Anne's legacy and the ways her experience as a refugee, a person in hiding, an advocate for human rights, and a joyful creative spirit can speak to new generations. Speakers will include: Kirsten Kump...

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

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  Covid-19: pathogenesis, prevention and treatment J. Victor Garcia-Martinez, PhD Director, UNC International Center for the Advancement of Translational Science Oliver Smithies Investigator Professor, Medicine, Immunology and Microbiology University of North Carolina School of Medicine  

Oct 20, 2021

Oct 20, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  Role of poly-microbial interactions in shaping health and disease Apollo Stacy, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases Laboratory of Host Immunity and Microbiome  

Oct 21, 2021

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...

Oct 23, 2021

Oct 23, 2021

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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The University of Iowa Libraries is proud to welcome author Laura Gellott to campus to discuss her recent book, Helen Perry Curtis and the European Trip of a Lifetime. Laura will be available following her talk for book signing during a light reception between 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM. Can a book read in childhood be the inspiration for a lifetime of teaching and European travel? Helen Perry Curtis’s Jean & Company, Unlimited, the charming account of an American girl's first encounter with Europ...

Oct 23, 2021

4:00 PM

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Join Dr. Anna Barker, curator of From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200, for a special guided tour of the exhibition. She will be available for Q&A following the tour. All are welcome! About the exhibit: From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200 is dedicated to the life and work of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881). Curated by Dr. Anna Barker, University of Iowa professor of Russian literature, it covers the entirety of Dostoevsky’s ...

Oct 27, 2021

Oct 27, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join Net Impact and the Office of Sustainability for a Net Impact discussion with Garik Himebaugh, who will talk about his journey as an entrepreneur while starting his business, Eco-Stylist. In addition to his business, Garik will talk about the sustainability aspect to his business and the fashion industry.

Oct 27, 2021

7:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Dr. Paul Briggs was born in Beacon, NY and he grew up in the Hudson Valley region of upstate New York.   He is presently an Associate Professor of Art Education at the Massachusetts College of Art and Director of the historic Saturday Studios Program. He completed his PhD at the Pennsylvania State University, his MFA at the Massachusetts College of Art and his MA at Alfred University. He researches art making as mindful practice, visual culture and representation in the classroom, and the pl...

Oct 28, 2021

Oct 28, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00am, with few exceptions. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Speaker TBD

Oct 29, 2021

Oct 29, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies is delighted to welcome both national leaders of funding bodies and impressive recipients the our second round of “What Do We Mean by Research Now?” So often, when a scholar—especially a junior faculty member—proposes a groundbreaking project outside of traditional project, the response is: “But how we would evaluate that?” However, in the last decade, organizations that have long funded traditional research have become both advocates for and evalu...

Oct 29, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Cinematic Arts Lecture Series: Daniel Durant Friday, October 29th, 2021 3:30pm to 5:00pm Virtual event RSVP at https://uiowa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUode-tqDsrE9Mzg2pZ8bOZeQOCUFvwCcZK “Daniel Durant: Breaking Barriers via Deaf Representation in Cinema, Theatre, and the Arts” Join actor Daniel Durant for a lecture and Q & A in which he discusses his barrier-breaking career from Broadway to Hollywood, the importance of authentic Deaf representation in film, theatre, and television, the...

Oct 30, 2021

Oct 30, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join Dr. Anna Barker, curator of From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200, for a special guided tour of the exhibition. She will be available for Q&A following the tour. All are welcome! About the exhibit: From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200 is dedicated to the life and work of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881). Curated by Dr. Anna Barker, University of Iowa professor of Russian literature, it covers the entirety of Dostoevsky’s ...

Nov 6, 2021

Nov 6, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join Dr. Anna Barker, curator of From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200, for a special guided tour of the exhibition. She will be available for Q&A following the tour. All are welcome! About the exhibit: From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200 is dedicated to the life and work of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881). Curated by Dr. Anna Barker, University of Iowa professor of Russian literature, it covers the entirety of Dostoevsky’s ...

Nov 11, 2021

Nov 11, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00am, with few exceptions. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Speaker TBD

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...

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 3, 2021

Dec 3, 2021

3:30 PM

Psychological and Brain Sciences Building, B70

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Psychological and Brain Sciences Colloquium Edward S. Awh, Professor, Department of Psychology, The Institute for Mind and Biology, and Grossman Institute for Neuroscience, Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior, The University of Chicago

Dec 4, 2021

Dec 4, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join Dr. Anna Barker, curator of From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200, for a special guided tour of the exhibition. She will be available for Q&A following the tour. All are welcome! About the exhibit: From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200 is dedicated to the life and work of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881). Curated by Dr. Anna Barker, University of Iowa professor of Russian literature, it covers the entirety of Dostoevsky’s ...

Dec 9, 2021

Dec 9, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00am, with few exceptions. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  Speaker TBD

Dec 11, 2021

Dec 11, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join Dr. Anna Barker, curator of From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200, for a special guided tour of the exhibition. She will be available for Q&A following the tour. All are welcome! About the exhibit: From Revolutionary Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200 is dedicated to the life and work of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881). Curated by Dr. Anna Barker, University of Iowa professor of Russian literature, it covers the entirety of Dostoevsky’s ...

Mar 25, 2022

Mar 25, 2022

3:30 PM

Psychological and Brain Sciences Building, B70

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Psychological and Brain Sciences Colloquium Stephen Maren, University Distinguished Professor and Charles H. Gregory '64 Chair in Liberal Arts, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Texas A&M University

Apr 13, 2022

Apr 13, 2022

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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LEVITT LECTURE A collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Law   TICKETS AVAILABLE MARCH 3, starting at 11:00 a.m. Free tickets, limited to 4 per person. Available in person, by phone, or online.   Steve Kroft joined 60 Minutes in May 1989 and delivered his first report that fall. Few journalists have achieved the impact and recognition that Kroft’s work has generated on the most watched news program on television. In this lecture, he’ll discuss his long career and this cu...

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...

Apr 21, 2022

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2021–22 Obermann Humanities Symposium  Behind The S[cr]een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries April 21-23, 2022  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 what happens if we recast our gaze and look behind the screen to situate black cultural production? As a conflicted and contradictory space, the media industrie...

Apr 22, 2022

Apr 22, 2022

3:30 PM

Psychological and Brain Sciences Building, B70

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Psychological and Brain Sciences Spence Lecture Regina M. Carelli, Stephen B. Baxter Distinguished Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of North Carolina The Spence Lecture Series is sponsored by the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences in honor of the late Professor Kenneth W. Spence, chair of the department from 1942-1964.

May 6, 2022

May 6, 2022

3:30 PM

Psychological and Brain Sciences Building, B70

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Psychological and Brain Sciences Colloquium Elizabeth Brannon, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Chair in the Natural Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania