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Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

3:30 PM

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Join Dr. John Eiler, a 2019 Alumni Fellow of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, for a talk on "The Body Temperatures of Dinosaurs." John Eiler (BS Geology '89) is the Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology and Geochemistry at the California Institute of Technology. He is a geologist and geochemist specializing in the distribution of the stable isotopes among natural materials. His research group is best known for developing the study of natural molecules containing two or more rare is...

Oct 17, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History presents: Walking Tours! Get in those steps and take in the sights with this brand new program designed to give special insight into some treasured history of our campus and community. There's no place like Iowa City in the Fall. Let's take a stroll... Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour at the Museum of Natural History Monday, October 3  Lead by Cindy Opitz: Director of Research Collections for the UI Pentacrest Museums Embark on an ...

Oct 18, 2019

Oct 18, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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This training session provides an overview of the forms that may need to be submitted to the IRB after approval of a study, including: Continuing Review Form Modification Form Reportable Event Form Project Closure Form Note: We recommend attending the New Project sessions before attending this session. Registration is not required, but is recommended: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8PiZaosnSkS5xP

Oct 21, 2019

Oct 21, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This year the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing Annual Conference will bring together world renowned speakers, representatives and attendees from industry and academia. The format of this year’s conference will include expert presentations on the broad topic of "Expanding the Frontiers in Biocatalytic Sciences", student presentations and poster session.

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

All Day

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Poetry Workshop with José Olivarez Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:30-1:30pm UCC 2750 Lunch will be provided | Limited to first 20 registered UIowa students Sign-up by October 12 at tinyurl.com/JOlivarez ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Poetry Reading with José Olivarez Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6pm Latino Native American Cultural Center More information on acclaimed-poet and author of Citizen Illegal (2018) at: www.joseo...

Oct 22, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Researchers must submit a HawkIRB application even when the project is overseen by another IRB. This training provides an orientation to the HawkIRB New Project form and the University of Iowa review process for studies that have an external IRB of record. When there is an external IRB, the HawkIRB form collects basic information to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures and state regulations. Even if you have already filled out an external HawkIRB application, this pre...

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Many of us long for complex conversations with a greater range of people, and yet we aren't entirely sure how to access such conversations. In this Obermann Conversation, we convene three people -- Lore Baur, Ben Hassman, and Sherry Watt -- who actively organize and facilitate conversations that might be perceived as difficult. Each of them will share some of the skills involved in holding a mutually respectful and beneficial conversation, as well as some of the power that this relatively si...

Oct 23, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Graduate Hotel, downtown Iowa City

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This event brings together a panel of experts to discuss the burden of American gun violence and the potential for evidenced-based public policy solutions. The PPC’s Crime & Justice Policy research program, directed by Mark Berg, is hosting this panel as part of the Run Up to the 2020 Caucus – a series designed to examine different policy topics that will be discussed during the campaign. Topics will include: Lethal and non-lethal gun violence trends in the United States Gender and gun v...

Oct 24, 2019

Oct 24, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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A mystery is afoot at the UI Museum of Natural History. Professor William Reiner donated his collection to the University but the letter he sent with it has gone missing. This letter contains important documentation and museum staff have tried in vain to track it down, but haven’t had luck.  Without this documentation, the futures of the exhibits are uncertain.  You & your team of 5 will have 60 minutes to crack codes, solve clues, & solve puzzles throughout the gallery and find the lost let...

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

All Day

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three invited speakers will explore questions related to migration and national belonging. Each speaker will deliver a plenary address, which will be followed by Q&A. Speakers include the following: Karma Chávez is Associate Professor and Chair of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a rhetori...

Oct 25, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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The Research Development Office in the Office of the Vice President for Research, in collaboration with the Carver College of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, is pleased to announce that Dr. John Robertson from Grant Writer's Seminars & Workshops will conduct the Write Winning Grant Proposals seminar on Friday, October 25, 2019.  This all-day presentation is the cornerstone of the Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshops (GWSW) seminar programs. It comprehensively addresses ...

Oct 25, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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Anne Bogart is one of the three Co-Artistic Directors of SITI Company, which she founded with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki in 1992. She is a professor of theatre at Columbia University, where she runs the Graduate Directing Program. She was a recipient of a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, the Richard B. Fisher Award, a USA Fellowship, a Rockefeller Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and received the 2016 Alfred Drake Award from Brooklyn College. Recent works with SITI include The...

Oct 26, 2019

Oct 26, 2019

2:00 PM

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José Guadalupe Posada used skulls, bones, and skeletons in his prints to critique the Mexican government and society. Although the imagery carried political message, it has become popular in decorations for Día de meurtos [Day of the Dead] in Mexico, celebrated from October 31 to November 2. Look at examples of Posada’s work and learn about his socially conscious art in anticipation of the Mexican holiday. Preparator Alexandra Janezic (MFA, UI Center for the Book) will lead a discussion abo...

Oct 27, 2019

Oct 27, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History presents: Walking Tours! Get in those steps and take in the sights with this brand new program designed to give special insight into some treasured history of our campus and community. There's no place like Iowa City in the Fall. Let's take a stroll... Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour at the Museum of Natural History Monday, October 3  Lead by Cindy Opitz: Director of Research Collections for the UI Pentacrest Museums Embark on an ...

Oct 28, 2019

Oct 28, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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This event marks the end of the exhibition Anonymous Donor, guest-curated by Anaïs Duplan and shown at the Figge Art Museum as a part of the Stanley Museum of Art collections-sharing program, Legacies for Iowa, sponsored by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. Join Duplan and curators Gia Hamilton, Eileen Isagon Skyers, and Gee Wesley in a moderated conversation about their practice working in multiple exhibit, artistic, and community contexts. Black Curators' Roundtable is organized by the Center...

Oct 29, 2019

Oct 29, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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This is part one of a two-part training providing an overview of the HawkIRB New Project Application, including guidance to assist you in responding to many of the questions in the form. Additional trainings on modifications to IRB applications and external IRB applications are also available. See calendar for event dates and times. Part 1 includes: Overview of the HawkIRB system and the IRB review process Sections I-VI of the form Registration is not required, but is recommended: https...

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall, Room 2301

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Heralded “one of American independent music’s few truly inspired technicians” by WIRE magazine, Rachel Grimes is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in Kentucky. Her new project, The Way Forth, is an experiential, non-linear journey following generations of Kentucky women. Through lush orchestration, narration, and imagery filmed in rural Kentucky, The Way Forth honors the legacy of the silenced, and the eternal grace and redemption of time. Inspired by a treasure-trove of family docume...

Nov 1, 2019

Nov 1, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Nov 1, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join us for Happy Hour + Art at the next Stanley Museum of Art First Friday reception at FilmScene on the Ped Mall! Stanley First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher in your weekend, enjoy the work of local artists, and mingle with other art enthusiasts. Our November First Friday features photographs by Cedar Rapids artist Jason Everett. The project “More Friends Than the Mountains” was developed to bring together community members, national art suppliers, international non-profit org...

Nov 1, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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It's baaaaaaack! Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part of the evening’s activi...

Nov 2, 2019

Nov 2, 2019

2:00 PM

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What’s the museum got to do with sports? Come find out during Iowa’s bye week, and get your football (and art) fix at the Stanley. Our sports-themed works include John Pusey’s Football from 1935, a colored chalk drawing that captures the energy and excitement of game day that Hawkeye fans know well. Pusey was born in Council Bluffs, IA and worked with Grant Wood overseeing WPA artists in Stone City, IA. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun,...

Nov 3, 2019

Nov 3, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students 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 Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

Nov 4, 2019

Nov 4, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Stacey Abrams lost a tightly contested battle for Georgia Governor amid controversy over voters' access to the polls. She has since founded Fair Fight 2020 with the aim of assuring free and fair elections. Join us for Stacey's presentation, along with a campus and community dialogue about the state of voter rights going into the 2020 U.S. presidential election.  This event is part of the “Hard Won Not Done™” series, which reflects on and celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage ...

Nov 5, 2019

Nov 5, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Join us to hear architect Carey Nagle share the design concept for the new Stanley Museum of Art building. BNIM conceived the new University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art building as a rectilinear solid interrupted by interconnected voids. These light-filled, linked spaces create a home for the display, conservation, and storage of the collection, while guiding patrons physically and visually through the museum.  These are exterior exhibition spaces, educational areas, and horizontal and ve...

Nov 7, 2019

Nov 7, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Topics Single IRB Speaker Michele Countryman, CIP Research Compliance Director, Human Subjects Office The Clinical Lecture Series educates clinical research professionals on the basics of clinical research. There are also courses of interest on current and novel research. The lectures in this series will help provide a more effective, efficient and cohesive clinical research environment at the University of Iowa. Continuing medical education credit is available. 

Nov 7, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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This is part two of a two-part training providing an overview of the HawkIRB New Project Application, including guidance to assist you in responding to many of the questions in the form. Additional trainings on modifications to IRB applications and external IRB applications are also available. See calendar for event dates and times. Part 2 covers: Sections VII-XII of the form Attachments Workflow Registration is not required, but is recommended: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e...

Nov 7, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Be sure to join us for the next Sketch Nite as we welcome a very special guest guide! Our Sketch Nite events are usually a self-guided experience through our galleries after hours, but the next one will feature artist Claire Whitehurst. Claire is planning to bring in a couple of preliminary drawings to show for practice, and then perform a short demonstration explaining the process of building up a d...

Nov 8, 2019

Nov 8, 2019

All Day

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For this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will address the ways Latina/o/x communities are integrated into and respond to dominant U.S. political and cultural social practices. Speakers will provide a strong historical foundation, attend to political processes, and draw out some of the less formal ways in which citizenship is imagined and practiced in Latina/o/x ...

Nov 8, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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It's baaaaaaack! Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part of the evening’s activi...

Nov 9, 2019

Nov 9, 2019

2:00 PM

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Frenemies: friend-enemies. Not all friendships are created equal. Frenemies have the outward appearance of friendship, but they can also feel intense rivalry or even hatred for each other. The movie Mean Girls brought attention to the concept when it premiered in 2004, but frenemies has a long history in the art world. In the early twentieth century, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, two of the biggest names in Modern Art, spurred each other on through their friendship and competition. On Wed...

Nov 12, 2019

Nov 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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This training session provides an overview of the forms that may need to be submitted to the IRB after approval of a study, including: Continuing Review Form Modification Form Reportable Event Form Project Closure Form Note: We recommend attending the New Project sessions before attending this session. Registration is not required, but is recommended: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8PiZaosnSkS5xP

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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The Fall Undergraduate Research Festival is a celebration of undergraduate research and creative scholarship at the University of Iowa. All undergraduates involved in research or creative scholarship are encouraged to present, and EVERYONE is invited to attend! Free and open to the public!

Nov 14, 2019

Nov 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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How have relationships between domestic workers and employees changed over time, including around issues of race and gender? What are issues of pay injustice that have been true in the past and how are workers addressing such issues today? This Obermann Conversation includes a historian, a feminist podcaster, and a labor expert. Catherine Stewart, a history professor from Cornell College and an Obermann Fellow-in-Residence, is working on a book, The New Maid: African American Women and Dome...

Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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Researchers must submit a HawkIRB application even when the project is overseen by another IRB. This training provides an orientation to the HawkIRB New Project form and the University of Iowa review process for studies that have an external IRB of record. When there is an external IRB, the HawkIRB form collects basic information to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures and state regulations. Even if you have already filled out an external HawkIRB application, this pre...

Dec 6, 2019

Dec 6, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Dec 6, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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This is part one of a two-part training providing an overview of the HawkIRB New Project Application, including guidance to assist you in responding to many of the questions in the form. Additional trainings on modifications to IRB applications and external IRB applications are also available. See calendar for event dates and times. Part 1 includes: Overview of the HawkIRB system and the IRB review process Sections I-VI of the form Registration is not required, but is recommended: https...

Dec 6, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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It's baaaaaaack! Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part of the evening’s activi...

Dec 7, 2019

Dec 7, 2019

2:00 PM

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The internet may have fueled our collective cat-craziness, but it didn’t start it. Edouard Manet, for example, drew a cat on a balcony smelling potted flowers, and Tsugouharu Foujita drew his self-portrait many times with his beloved cat resting its head on his shoulder or sitting on him. See how cats have captivated artists for over a hundred years. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme th...

Dec 11, 2019

Dec 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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This is part two of a two-part training providing an overview of the HawkIRB New Project Application, including guidance to assist you in responding to many of the questions in the form. Additional trainings on modifications to IRB applications and external IRB applications are also available. See calendar for event dates and times. Part 2 covers: Sections VII-XII of the form Attachments Workflow Registration is not required, but is recommended: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e...

Dec 13, 2019

Dec 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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It's baaaaaaack! Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part of the evening’s activi...

Dec 14, 2019

Dec 14, 2019

2:00 PM

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Put on your comfy clothes and snuggle up. Join us for an afternoon of hygge, the Danish word for coziness, comfort, and well-being, especially important in the winter months. Director Lauren Lessing will guide visitors through some of the coziest works in the collection to help us embrace the comforting possibilities cold winter afternoons can offer. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme that...

Dec 16, 2019

Dec 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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This training session provides an overview of the forms that may need to be submitted to the IRB after approval of a study, including: Continuing Review Form Modification Form Reportable Event Form Project Closure Form Note: We recommend attending the New Project sessions before attending this session. Registration is not required, but is recommended: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8PiZaosnSkS5xP

Dec 17, 2019

Dec 17, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Researchers must submit a HawkIRB application even when the project is overseen by another IRB. This training provides an orientation to the HawkIRB New Project form and the University of Iowa review process for studies that have an external IRB of record. When there is an external IRB, the HawkIRB form collects basic information to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures and state regulations. Even if you have already filled out an external HawkIRB application, this pre...

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

All Day

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will examine the potentials and pitfalls of imagining Latinidades in the Midwestern U.S. Building off the past success of the Latina/o Midwest Symposium, this kickoff event for the spring semester will draw attention to the ways in which Latina/o/x space and identity might be imagined and practiced outside of traditionally...

Mar 1, 2020

Mar 1, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students 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 Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

Mar 5, 2020

Mar 5, 2020

All Day

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Museums have never been mere containers for objects, nor should they be. How might we draw strength from existing institutions to enable vibrant futures? How can we expand the communities who feel a sense of belonging within and around museums? What must we confront and transform to make this possible? Join the artists, curators, historians, educators, and thinkers who are asking, "What Can Museums Become?" Keynote speakers include Johanna Burton, Director of the Wexner Center for the Arts ...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

All Day

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After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Speakers include the following: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Human...

Apr 5, 2020

Apr 5, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students 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 Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...