University of Iowa

Festival Arts, Carnival, and Community Development

Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: 2520D University Capitol Centre
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Cross-Cultural Practices in Caribbean Literature and Art

Two talks by A. James Arnold, professor emeritus of French, University of Virginia
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“To ‘Africa’ with Aimé Césaire and Wifredo Lam”
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Place: Room 315, Phillips Hall

"Les Discours identitaires aux Antilles Françaises (1940-1995)”
Date: Friday April 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Place: Room 2390, University Capitol Centre

Sandra Spieler sitting at her work station

International Art Activism and Community Arts Forum

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: Public Space One gallery at 120 N Dubuque St., Iowa City

  • Sandra Spieler, Artistic Director, In The Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
  • John Englebrecht, Director, Public Space One
  • Kalmia Strong, artist, Public Space One
  • Anita Jung, School of Art & Art History
  • Jennifer Shook, puppeteer & PhD candidate in English and the Center for the Book
  • Loyce Arthur, Theatre Arts

Mask, Puppet, and Community Parade Workshops with Sandra Spieler

Thursday, Oct. 16, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 17, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Room 152 of the Theatre Building

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Iowa City Carnaval Project

The Iowa City Carnaval Parade is held annually during the Iowa Arts Festival.

Read an article from The Gazette about this year's parade: Iowa City Carnaval gives Afro-Caribbean traditions a Midwestern touch

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