The University of Iowa

ESG to host two webinars with scholar and video artist Mieke Bal, Apr. 22 &23

April 2nd, 2021

The European Studies Group will present two presentations by Amsterdam-based cultural theorist, critic, and video artist Mieke Bal.

Bal's areas of interest range from biblical and classical antiquity to 17th century and contemporary art and modern literature, feminism, and migratory culture. Her many publications include A Mieke Bal Reader (2006), Traveling Concepts in the Humanities (2002), and Narratology (4th edition 2017).

Bal will discuss her recent multidisciplinary work in two webinars and Q&A sessions.

Traumatic Poetics

Thursday, April 22, 12:30 p.m.

April 22 registration

Essay as Trying

Friday, April 23, 12:30 p.m.

April 23 registration

These events are free and open to the public.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Luis Martin-Estudillo in advance at, or 319-335-2229.