Articles tagged with "WorldCanvass"

posted onFeb19, 2010

Please join us at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010, in the Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol for the next WorldCanvass program, this time focusing on Asia.

We’ll learn about the ancient art of Japanese papermaking from Timothy Barrett, research scientist at the UI Center for the Book. Barrett is a 2009 MacArthur Award-winner and has spent years researching the art of papermaking.

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posted onFeb15, 2010

International Programs presents a special edition of WorldCanvass, called WorldCanvass Studio, which will take place in the International Commons (Room 1117) at University Capitol Centre from noon-1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17. WorldCanvass Studio is a new, mobile version of our monthly discussion and performance series WorldCanvass, held in the Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol.

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posted onFeb10, 2010

By Rangaswamy Rajagopal

This is an opinion piece written for the Press Citizen in coordination with International Programs’ February 12th WorldCanvass program titled “Explore India.”

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posted onFeb1, 2010

Imagine a wondrous place where ancient cultures, languages and traditions intermix with a 21st century economy and a people’s rising expectations. Imagine colors, sounds and smells that permeate the senses. Imagine India. Join Joan Kjaer and her guests for the next WorldCanvass at 5 p.m. on February 12, 2010, in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber.

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posted onJan21, 2010

By John Durham Peters and Kembrew McLeod

This is an opinion piece written for the Press Citizen in coordination with International Programs’ segment titled WorldCanvass “Taping the World.”

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posted onJan20, 2010


Joan Kjaer hosts the inaugural production of WorldCanvass.

Click here to read an article about WorldCanvass in “Spectator @ Iowa,” a monthly newsletter for UI alumni and friends.

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posted onJan11, 2010

Please join host Joan Kjaer for live music and engaging conversation on WorldCanvass® for January’s intriguing topic: “Taping the World.” The program will be recorded before a live audience on January 22, 2010, from 5-7 PM in the Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol Museum and later broadcast over UITV and KRUI-FM.

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posted onDec16, 2009

WorldCanvass was featured in two news stories this week, being heralded as a fresh option for offering Iowa City a taste of culture and art from around the world.

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posted onDec14, 2009

WorldCanvass received a few interesting things to broadcast for the holidays this year: a talking drum, internet in a box and a childrens’ book about HIV/AIDS. This can only mean one thing: a trip to Africa!

The new International Programs public programming initiative explores topics that are international in scope and central to our understanding of ourselves as part of the global landscape.

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posted onNov5, 2009

Joan Kjaer kicked off WorldCanvass before a full house on November 13, 2009, for the inaugural program focused on human rights. The Old Capitol Senate Chamber was alive with intrigue as the guests discussed important issues in international human rights.

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