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“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...
Iowa City Archives Crawl

Iowa City Archives Crawl

2/24/2018 - 11:00 am
Iowa City
What gems hide in plain sight in Iowa City’s libraries, museums, and archives? At the area’s first-ever archives crawl, visitors can snoop in between the pages of historic diaries, read other people's mail, hold feathers and fossils, and peer into mysteries revealed by historic artifacts like swords and locks of hair kept in remembrance. All events are free and open to the public! Between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, the following sites will be open to...
Japanese Documentary Now

Japanese Documentary Now

2/24/2018 - 12:30 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...
Japanese Documentary Now

Japanese Documentary Now

2/25/2018 - 12:30 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...
Discover Study Abroad

Discover Study Abroad

2/26/2018
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Take the first step to studying abroad! Join UI Study Abroad for a series of information sessions taking place during the week of February 26 at the Iowa Memorial Union. Learn the basics about study abroad and discover what types of programs are offered in each area around the world!   Monday, Feb. 26 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Historic Iowa River Room # 341 – Asia 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Big Ten Theater #348...
Peace Corps Week Info Session

Peace Corps Week Info Session

2/26/2018 - 7:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Celebrate Peace Corps Week by hearing returned volunteer stories and viewing videos created by currently-serving volunteers. Learn how you can continue the legacy started by President Kennedy in 1961 of promoting world peace and friendship.  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Meredith...
Discover Study Abroad

Discover Study Abroad

2/27/2018
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Take the first step to studying abroad! Join UI Study Abroad for a series of information sessions taking place during the week of February 26 at the Iowa Memorial Union. Learn the basics about study abroad and discover what types of programs are offered in each area around the world!   Monday, Feb. 26 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Historic Iowa River Room # 341 – Asia 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Big Ten Theater #348...
Engaging Across Cultures: Navigating Intercultural Conflicts

Engaging Across Cultures: Navigating Intercultural Conflicts

2/27/2018 - 11:30 am
University Capitol Centre, International Commons, 1117 UCC
In this session, you will have an opportunity to discover your culturally preferred approach or style of resolving conflict through the use of the Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory developed by Dr. Mitchell Hammer. Being aware of your own cultural style, you will be better able to understand and adapt to the styles of others and work more effectively in intercultural settings.  Participants are invited to bring their lunch to the session. Participants who attend...
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