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posted onMar25, 2011

Triangle events

The UI Center for Human Rights (UICHR) will host several events related to labor rights and the Triangle shirtwaist factory fire of 1911. All events are free and open to the public.

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posted onMar25, 2011

“Sustaining Art Forms,” a forum to discuss how various early art forms have been reproduced in the 21st century, will be held Thursday, April 7, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library. The event is free and open to the public.

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posted onMar25, 2011

film afte rnoirThe “Film After Noir,” series (the Spring 2011 Proseminar in Cinema and Culture) continues this Thursday, March 31, with a screening of Get Carter (1971, Mike Hodges, 112 minutes), starting at 7 p.m. in 101 BCSB.

Steven Ungar, UI professor of French and Comparative Literature, will lead post-screening discussions.

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posted onMar24, 2011

From University News Services

The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR) is partnering with Iowa City’s Working Group Theatre and other local organizations to end gender identity-related discrimination, oppression and bullying through two upcoming events inspired by the “It Gets Better Project,” a worldwide movement to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) youth. Both of these events are free and open to the public.

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posted onMar24, 2011

By Laura Willis, The Daily Iowan

Dinner-table conversations at the Kjaer house centered around politics and ideas. Growing up near her Danish grandparents and a father who taught world history, life for Joan Kjaer revolved around diverse cultures.

“I never thought the world was a scary place,” she said. “I just wanted to know more.”

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posted onMar24, 2011

An upcoming conference funded by a University of Iowa International Programs Major Project grant will look closely at the status of women in Russia and Eastern Europe in the years since the collapse of the Soviet era.

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posted onMar24, 2011

Update: Willibrod Slaa’s trip is cancelled and he will not be giving the keynote lecture or speaking at the March 31 ICFRC

The UI African Studies Program will hold a symposium titled “The Future of Multiparty Democracy in East Africa” on April 1-2 in 1117 University Capitol Centre as part of an International Programs major project grant. All events are free and open to the public.

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posted onMar23, 2011

Music journalist Dave Tompkins will speak about the evolution of the vocoder as a useful tool in World War II to now being the ubiquitous voice of popular music at 4 p.m., Friday, April 1, in Room 2520D, University Capitol Centre.

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posted onMar23, 2011

What: South Asian Studies Program seminar
When: Thursday March 31, 2011, at 4 p.m.
Where: 468 Phillips Hall
Who: Eric Colvard, a doctoral candidate in history
Topic: “Drunkards Beware!: Temperance and Nationalist Politics in India in the 1930’s”

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posted onMar11, 2011

Chinatown movie, man taking picture

The “Film After Noir,” series (the Spring 2011 Proseminar in Cinema and Culture) continues this Thursday, March 24, with a screening of Chinatown (1974, Roman Polanski, 130 min.), starting at 7 p.m. in 101 BCSB.

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posted onMar10, 2011

A new UI lecture series will explore and celebrate East Africa beginning Tuesday, March 22, with a talk by Valerie Hoffman titled, “Celebrating Muhammad, Remembering God: Sufism in Egypt” at 6 p.m. in Room A of the Iowa City Public Library. All lectures are free and open to the public.

See Hoffman’s biography and abstract below.

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posted onMar10, 2011

Sociolinguistics expert E. Annamalai will visit the University of Iowa Thursday, March 24, to discuss the changing linguistic scene in India. His talk, titled “Challenges to Indian Multilingualism,” begins at 4 p.m. in Room 1117 of the University Capitol Centre.

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