• 2018 Provost's Global Forum: Against Amnesia

Events

“RESISTANCE: Reclaiming an American Tradition ”

“RESISTANCE: Reclaiming an American Tradition ”

2/22/2018 - 12:00 pm
The Congregational Church
Jeff Biggers is the American Book Award–winning author of several works of history, memoir, journalism, and theater, including The United States of Appalachia, praised by the Citizen Times as a “masterpiece of popular history”; State Out of the Union, selected by Publishers Weekly as a Top Ten Social Science book in 2012; and Reckoning at Eagle Creek, winner of the Delta Prize for Literature and David Brower Award for Environmental Reporting. Biggers is the founder of the...
WorldCanvass: Against Amnesia

WorldCanvass: Against Amnesia

2/22/2018 - 5:00 pm
MERGE
Guests on the February 22 WorldCanvass will explore the critical role of archives in our everyday lives and historical experience.  Called “Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice,” the program is the first event in the Provost’s Global Forum-Obermann Humanities Symposium, the bulk of which will occur on March 1-3.  Panelists will open the virtual doors of archival cabinets and share some of Iowa’s and our...
Japanese Documentary Now

Japanese Documentary Now

2/23/2018 - 4:00 pm
FilmScene
Join the University of Iowa Japanese Program and the Department of Cinematic Arts (February 23-25) for a series of documentary film screenings with Japanese filmmakers Mori Tatsuya, Nakamura Takayuki, and Kana Tomoko. All screenings are free and open to the public and will be held at FilmScene, 118 E College Street, in downtown Iowa City.  Friday, February 23, 4 p.m...