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Feb 21, 2024

Feb 21, 2024

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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This is an information session to introduce the research programming and scholarly competitions offered by the William T. Grant Foundation. Event Information The Research Development Office is hosting a virtual information session on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 9 to 10 a.m.  The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality in youth outcomes and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States. Thi...

Feb 23, 2024

Feb 23, 2024

2:30 PM

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Naomi Greyser, associate professor of American Studies, English and Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies, will deliver a presentation and participate in a Q&A as a candidate for the Director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies (OCAS).  Greyser serves as executive director of POROI, Iowa’s Project on Rhetoric of Inquiry. In her research, teaching and service, Greyser engages the process of knowledge creation, with an eye towards making space for messiness and unpredictability. Her fir...

Feb 28, 2024

Feb 28, 2024

2:30 PM

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Luis Martín-Estudillo, professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will deliver a presentation and participate in a Q&A as a candidate for the Director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies (OCAS).  Martín-Estudillo specializes in modern and contemporary Spanish cultural and intellectual history and criticism. He has also published broadly on early modern topics and visual culture. His scholarship has appeared in journals such as Goya, Hispanic Review, Journal of Spanish Cu...

Mar 21, 2024

Mar 21, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Join us for a reading and discussion, co-hosted by Prairie Lights, to celebrate Christopher Goetz’s recent book, The Counterfeit Coin: Videogames and Fantasies of Empowerment. Goetz is an associate professor and head of film studies in the Department of Cinematic Arts. After the reading, Corey Creekmur, associate professor of cinematic arts, will join Goetz for a conversation and Q&A with the audience. A reception will follow the event. Thursday, March 21, 2024 7 – 8:30 p.m. Prairie Light...

Mar 30, 2024

Mar 30, 2024

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Our voices are an important indicator of who we are. Female-presenting speakers often learn self-undermining speaking habits from the people and society around them. How does the voice contribute to our sense of presence and how others perceive us? Tone, inflection, pace, and volume are some of the vocal elements that provide clues for the listener as to what we think and feel. In this workshop, UI Theatre Arts professor Mary Mayo will invite you to develop a greater awareness of your voice...