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Oct 26, 2021

Oct 26, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Are you a student evaluating your career options? We invite you to join us for the first event of our "Conversations with Kittelson" series, a virtual Q&A with Kittelson's CEO Brandon Nevers and Associate Planner Veronica McBeth. Brandon and Veronica will present an overview of what career paths exist within the transportation profession, and answer questions you send in advance or ask during the event. Please RSVP through GoToWebinar to reserve your spot: https://bit.ly/3ieoX9P

Oct 27, 2021

Oct 27, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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"Live imaging wound and cancer inflammation" Guest speaker, Paul Martin, Ph.D., Chair of Cell Biology, Schools of Biochemistry and Physiology, University of Bristol Martine Dunnwald, Ph.D. is Dr. Martin's faculty host

Oct 27, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of African American Studies at Iowa! As part of our celebrations, we will be having two Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professors as keynote speakers. Our first speaker is Dr. Amilcar Shabazz, professor of history and Africana Studies in the W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He will be giving a talk on Wednesday, October 27 at 6pm in Shambaugh Auditorium titled "Advancing De...

Oct 28, 2021

Oct 28, 2021

3:30 PM

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Abstract:  What does it mean to know one’s body?  In this talk, I focus on the development of functional reaching maps of the body:  how infants learn to localize and reach to stimuli on the surface of body, regardless of the position of the hand in space or that of the target on the body.   Using a new task of tactile localization suitable for use with infants, I will describe work on the development of body reaching during the first year, and how this sensorimotor ability serves as an inte...

Oct 28, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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With the support of interviews, archival documents, and an inquisitive mind, documentaries have the power to take a deeper dive into a controversial issue and expose concealed information. As part of Media Literacy Week, documentary filmmakers share their craft and process, and how they take a unique approach to storytelling and create more awareness around an issue for their audience. Antonino D’Ambrosio, Filmmaker, Let Fury Have the Hour, Frank Serpico Gabrielle Schonder, Producer, Frontli...

Oct 28, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Join us for an evening with Krysta Venora (they/them), an Afro-Indigenous, trans, Non-Binary Queer, psychic witch, and medicine person to discuss both the history of queer witches and their own experiences. They will touch on the purpose and value of queer witches today as well as what it means to be a queer witch. They will touch on indigenous perspectives, historical mistreatment and erasure, as well as the inherent magic of queer people at large. Their presentation will end with speaking ...

Oct 29, 2021

Oct 29, 2021

9:00 AM

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Abstract:  What does it mean to know one’s body?  In this talk, I focus on the development of functional reaching maps of the body:  how infants learn to localize and reach to stimuli on the surface of body, regardless of the position of the hand in space or that of the target on the body.   Using a new task of tactile localization suitable for use with infants, I will describe work on the development of body reaching during the first year, and how this sensorimotor ability serves as an inte...

Oct 29, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Pro Football Hall of Fame is proud to offer a series for learners in high school, college and beyond! “Before the Snap” gives an insight to professional careers in and around the NFL, while giving a live audience the opportunity to interact with an industry expert. On Friday, October 29th, 2021 at 12:00pm ET special guest Mike Myers will be on hand to speak on his career, what he does in his current position and much more!! "Mike Myers graduated from the University of Mount Union with a ...

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

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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Zoom meeting ID: 919 0367 2786 Pass Code: 858898 The UI Social Work Student Association (SWSA) is holding a lunch and learn event to highlight National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Join us to hear a presentation from Sujit Singh, a local filmmaker and disabilities advocate who will talk about living with disability, disability advocacy, and how social workers and other allies can positively impact the lives of people with disabilities. This event is FREE and all are welcome! Ma...

Oct 29, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

via Zoom-- details available later

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Ram Neta, UNC Chapel Hill “Being Your Own Philosopher” Abstract: In his book 1929 Mind and the World Order, C.I. Lewis wrote:  "It is… a distinguishing character of philosophy that it is everybody’s business. The man who is his own lawyer or physician will be poorly served; but everyone both can and must be his own philosopher." What does it mean for a person to be their own philosopher? How is it possible for someone to be their own philosopher? And why would it even be a good thing for ...

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 29, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Dr. Claudia Holguín Mendoza will speak about critical literacy, agency, and sociolinguistic justice as part of the Teaching and Heritage Language series sponsored by The Obermann Center and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Please view attached flyer for more information.

Oct 29, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of African American Studies at Iowa! As part of our celebrations, we will be having two Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professors as keynote speakers. Our second speaker is Dr. Clenora Hudson-Weems, professor of English and Africana Studies at the University of Missouri. She will be giving a talk on Friday, October 29 at 6pm in Shambaugh Auditorium titled "Africana Womanism: Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison as a Model Africana Womanist Arti...

Oct 30, 2021

Oct 30, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Dr. Claudia Holguín Mendoza will be speaking about critical language awareness and critical literacy in the classroom  This event is sponsored by the Obermann Center and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Registration is required for this event.  Follow the link to register:  https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ilD82UaGJWlynA?Q_CHL=qr

Nov 3, 2021

Nov 3, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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"That's not how we learned it before!" Guest speaker, Ellen Robertson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomical Sciences, University of Mississippi Medical Center Darren Hoffman, Ph.D. is Dr. Robertson's faculty host

Nov 3, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Anne Anlin Cheng is Professor of English, and affiliated faculty in the Program in American Studies, the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Committee on Film Studies at Princeton University. She is an interdisciplinary and comparative race scholar who focuses on the uneasy intersection between politics and aesthetics, drawing from literary theory, race and gender studies, film and architectural theory, legal studies, psychoanalysis, and critical food studies.  She works primari...

Nov 5, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Pro Football Hall of Fame is proud to offer a series for learners in high school, college and beyond! “Before the Snap” gives an insight to professional careers in and around the NFL, while giving a live audience the opportunity to interact with an industry expert. On Friday, November 5th, 2021 at 12:00pm ET special guest Rachel Gutting will be on hand to speak on her career, what she does in her current position and much more!! Rachel Gutting joined the Pro Football Hall of Fame in July...

Nov 5, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Save the Date for Hawks of Color! Stay tuned as we develop another engaging Hawks of Color discussion on November 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. over Zoom.  Be sure to register in advance below to save your spot. Hawks of Color is a place of welcome and community building while celebrating excellence! Formerly Faculty and Staff of Color, Hawks of Color is a re-envisioned community space to support and promote conversations among historically underrepresented, global majority, and/or margi...

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

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

via Zoom-- details available later

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José Medina, Northwestern University If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

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 10, 2021

Nov 10, 2021

12:00 PM

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The UI Pentacrest Museums welcome the University of Iowa's IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering for a two-part virtual program focusing on IIHR’s history of research and engineering on the Mississippi River and an overview of current watershed initiatives that the 101-year-old institute is leading today. These educational programs are in conjunction with IIHR's centennial exhibition, A River Flowed Through It: Iowa's Legacy in Fluid Mechanics, on display through December 2021 at the Old Capitol...

Nov 10, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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The Alumni Perspectives: Economics and My Career Panel Discussion will highlight the impact of an Iowa Economics undergraduate degree. This is a great event for undergraduates exploring majors and curious about the career potential of a degree in economics. Panelists include: Tuma Basa (BA98), Director of Black Music & Culture, YouTube; Cheryl Davenport (BBA05), Senior Director of Strategy and Chief of Staff, Nike North America; Tom Niblock (BBA07), Foreign Service Officer, U.S. State Depar...

Nov 10, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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The Black in Business Series presents an exclusive panel discussion with visionaries, innovators and leaders that are business professionals in their own creative ways. This panel of creative professionals and entrepreneurs aims to bring individuals together who are using their innovative ideas and creative minds to impact the work that they do. Every industry you go into is a business. Our panelists will answer questions about how they've navigated being Black in the industries of healthcar...

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 17, 2021

Nov 17, 2021

12:00 PM

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The UI Pentacrest Museums welcome the University of Iowa's IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering for a two-part virtual program focusing on IIHR’s history of research and engineering on the Mississippi River and an overview of current watershed initiatives that the 101-year-old institute is leading today. These educational programs are in conjunction with IIHR's centennial exhibition, A River Flowed Through It: Iowa's Legacy in Fluid Mechanics, on display through December 2021 at the Old Capitol...

Nov 18, 2021

Nov 18, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Dr. Lin Tian will present a lecture on November 18 at 4:00pm. Dr. Tian is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at the University of California Davis School of Medicine.  Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and may be held via Zoom instead of in-person.  Title TBD This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecture.   The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lec...

Nov 19, 2021

Nov 19, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Diversity Councils, the Graduate College, and the UI Libraries are pleased to host another engaging Hawks of Color discussion on November 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. over Zoom.  Be sure to register in advance below to save your spot. Hawks of Color is a place of welcome and community building while celebrating excellence! Formerly Faculty and Staff of Color, Hawks of Color is a re-envisioned community space to support and promote co...

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.

Dec 3, 2021

Dec 3, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

via Zoom-- details available later

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David Estlund, Brown University If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

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

Jan 28, 2022

Jan 28, 2022

9:00 AM

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Feb 17, 2022

Feb 17, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Dr. Akiko Iwasaki will present a lecture on February 17 at 4:00pm. Dr. Iwasaki is the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) at Yale University, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.  Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and may be held via Zoom instead of in-person.  Title TBD This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and I...

Feb 24, 2022

Feb 24, 2022

3:30 PM

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Mar 4, 2022

Mar 4, 2022

3:30 PM - 5:00 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

Mar 25, 2022

Mar 25, 2022

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Amie Thomasson, Dartmouth University If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

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

Mar 31, 2022

Mar 31, 2022

3:30 PM

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Apr 1, 2022
Apr 8, 2022

Apr 8, 2022

3:30 PM - 5:00 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 14, 2022

Apr 14, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Dr. Yi Zhang, PhD, will visit campus on April 14, 2022 to present a lecture (TBD) at 12:00pm in the Urmila Sahai Seminar Room (2117 MERF). Dr. Zhang is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and the Fred Rosen Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.   This lecture is co-sponsored by the Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series.    

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 21, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Dr. Sekar Kathiresan will present a lecture on April 21 at 4:00pm. Dr. Kathiresan is Professor of Medicine in the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is Co-Founder and CEO of Verve Therapeutics, a biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to the care of cardiovascular disease, transforming treatment from chronic management to single-course gene editing medicines.  Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and ...

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.

Apr 29, 2022

Apr 29, 2022

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Gabriel Greenberg, UCLA If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

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

Jun 2, 2022

Jun 2, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Dr. Amy Arnsten, PhD will present a lecture on June 2 at 4:00pm. Dr. Arnsten is the Albert E. Kent Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology and Member of the Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University.  Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and may be held via Zoom instead of in-person.  Title TBD This lecture is co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute.   The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists ...

Sep 24, 2022

Sep 24, 2022

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Midwest Epistemology Workshop If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178