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10/14/2013

The Rise of Public Opinion in China conference will be held at UI Oct. 18-19

“The Rise of Public Opinion in China,” an upcoming international conference at the UI, will bring together leading scholars and distinguished guest speakers Friday and Saturday, October 18-19, 2013, on the University of Iowa campus.
Kwame Dawes
10/10/2013

Jamaican poet Kwame Dawes will present Ida Beam lecture Oct. 14

Join the Caribbean Diaspora & Atlantic Studies Program for a conversation with Jamaican poet and former IWP resident Kwame Dawes on Monday October 14, 2013, from 5:00 to 6:20 p.m. in 315 Phillips Hall. Dawes will be talking about contemporary trends in Caribbean theater, among other topics.
10/10/2013

UI International Dada Archive revives journal online

The International Dada Archive at the University of Iowa Libraries and the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism are pleased to announce the publication of issue number 19 of their journal, Dada/Surrealism, devoted primarily to the theme “’Wonderful Things’: Surrealism and Egypt.”
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Phonotaxis
10/7/2013

CAPS to host public lecture and reading this week

The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies is hosting two events this week, both free and open to the public. Please join us for “Phonotaxis: Singing the Songs of Interlanguage or 吟歌丽诗 (A Manifesto of Sorts)” and "Chinese in Three Voices” (A reading in English and Chinese).
WorldCanvass
10/3/2013

October 18 WorldCanvass explores the rise of Chinese public opinion

Public opinion is inevitably linked with political action and political change in 21st century America. But the connection between public opinion and mass political action—or even institutional change—is not limited to the U.S. or Western democracies. On the contrary, it is an increasingly important and influential factor globally. WorldCanvass host Joan Kjaer and an expert panel of guests will discuss the rise of public opinion in China on the next WorldCanvass. The live event takes place on Friday, October 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Senate Chamber of Old Capitol Museum. No tickets are required and the public is invited to attend.
10/1/2013

Making Chai With a Fulbright

Join the Iowa Chapter of the Fulbright Association for an upcoming Lunch & Learn seminar when Philip Lutgendorf, professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies at the UI, presents “Making Chai With a Fulbright” at noon on Friday October 4, 2013, in 1117 University Capitol Centre. This event is free and open to the public.
Blandina Kaduma Giblin
9/25/2013

Blandina Kaduma Giblin named 2014 African Studies Faculty of the Year

The African Studies Program, a unit of UI International Programs, has named Blandina Kaduma Giblin winner of the African Studies Faculty of the Year award. Giblin is a lecturer of Swahili in the Division of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures. The African Studies Program recognizes her “Meritorious service to the African Studies Program as an exemplary Instructor, translator, mentor, and co-director of study abroad programs in Tanzania, East Africa."