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Apr 16, 2021

Apr 16, 2021

4:00 PM

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Although women sportscasters are more visible in the U.S. sports media landscape than ever before, the industry remains male-dominated, in number and in effect. One manifestation of that male-dominance is the persistent, inequitable prioritization of a woman sportscaster’s appearance; while looks are merely a factor for men hoping to be hired as sportscasters, attractiveness seems to be the factor for women in the industry. Casual sports fans and industry professionals alike acknowledge this...

Apr 16, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Mahatma Gandhi was one of the most original, impactful, and complex figures of the 20th century.  Revered around the world for his activism, self-sacrifice, and nonviolent methods of confronting a repressive colonial power, Gandhi remains a much-admired figure today.  Gandhi may be best known in America for the influence his teachings on nonviolence had on leaders of the civil rights movement.  But the story of the man and his legacy is layered and not without its contradictions.  Our guests...

Apr 21, 2021

Apr 21, 2021

12:00 PM

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Join us for the third and final panel discussion in a series of virtual programs put on by The League of Women Voters of Johnson County, the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums, and the University of Iowa Public Policy Center in continuation of the 100th anniversary commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment. The focus of this panel session is to honor Iowa women elected to the Iowa Legislature and state and federal offices. Former State Legislator Jean Lloyd Jones will moderate a ...

Apr 21, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Poet, writer, professor, and Iowa Writer’s Workshop alumna Cathy Park Hong will engage in a moderated conversation with members of the University of Iowa focused on her book, Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning (2020). This event will follow a series of reading roundtables and will be the keynote address for this year’s UI Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration. A Q&A will follow for the audience to engage with Cathy Park Hong.

Apr 22, 2021

Apr 22, 2021

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Showcasing the work of a diverse range of acclaimed African American and Black filmmakers, artists, and scholars, the Black Lives on Screen online screening series and discussions will promote and celebrate the rich history, present, and future of Black cinematic expression in the context of an inclusive, educational, and inspiring experience for the entire UI community. Event Information:Dreams Under Confinement: Uncharted Cartographies and Unsettled Temporalities of Black Experimental Fil...

Apr 29, 2021

Apr 29, 2021

4:00 PM

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Presenter: Lina-Maria Murillo, PhD Assistant Professor, University of Iowah Department of Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies and History Co-director of the Maternal Health and Reproductive Politics Obermann Collaborative at UIowa RSVP for Zoom Link to: valerie-garr@uiowa.edu

May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Showcasing the work of a diverse range of acclaimed African American and Black filmmakers, artists, and scholars, the Black Lives on Screen online screening series and discussions will promote and celebrate the rich history, present, and future of Black cinematic expression in the context of an inclusive, educational, and inspiring experience for the entire UI community. Event Information: Black Spring (in 5 parts) “poetic conversation in film” pre-recorded performance by Professor Tracie M...