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Sep 17, 2021

Sep 17, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Rachel Marie-Crane Williams, Associate Professor in the School of Art & Art History and Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, and Program Head Painting and Drawing, will discuss her recently published graphic novel, Run Home If You Don’t Want to Be Killed: The Detroit Uprising of 1943. Join us on Zoom: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/94949129136

Sep 22, 2021

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 23, 2021

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 30, 2021

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...

Oct 21, 2021

Oct 21, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Learn “How to Library” from a friendly UI librarian! Dan Gall, the UI Librarian for Social Work & Distance Education, takes time to help you understand the myriad resources (and people) available at the UI to help you find the information you need. From finding the right books and how to check them out, to research concepts, ethics, and citations, Dan is your personal guide to the UI Libraries system. Open to all students, regardless of major. Sessions meet in Wild Bill’s (321 North Hall) ...