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BGC: Cultural Insight Series - Southeast Asia

BGC: Cultural Insight Series - Southeast Asia

2/22/2018 - 9:30 am
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
This session will introduce participants to the culture of Southeast Asian countries through a series of brief presentations. Participants will learn about the history, traditions, values, and norms of the countries presented in the session. Participants will hear about the day to day life of Southeast Asians and have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters. Participants may take courses individually, without working toward a certificate. Successful fulfillment of the...
“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...
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