University of Iowa

March Events

Surface Studies

Surface Studies

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West, 116
Grant Wood Fellow in printmaking Ryan Parker will discuss his work produced during his residency at University of Iowa. His printed works on fabric and paper are based on his research during a 2017-18 Fulbright Fellowship in India where he studied connections between ancient temple architecture and Indian block printing....

The Struggle for Worker Safety in Iowa’s Meatpacking Industry [POSTPONED]

Monday, March 25, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 3rd Floor Conference Room TBA
We apologize, this event has been POSTPONED. The new date and location will be released soon. Thank you for your patience.   Iowa Memorial Union, 3rd Floor Conference Room TBA. 4pm – 5:30pm. A conversation about Iowa meatpacking workers’ historical and contemporary struggles to secure safe workplaces, and how current state and national politics are influencing this issue. Panelists will include Iowa meatpacking workers, Labor Center oral historian John McKerley, and UI faculty TBA.
Public lecture: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Public lecture: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
College of Public Health Building, Callaghan Auditorium (N110)
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan. A pediatrician, scientist, and activist, Dr. Hanna-Attisha has testified twice before the United States Congress, was presented the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, and named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for her role...
"Goya: The War Years 1808-1814"

"Goya: The War Years 1808-1814"

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 5:00pm
Art Building West, Rm 116
The European Studies Group will present a guest lecture by Janis A. Tomlinson of the University of Delaware on "Goya: The War Years 1808-1814" at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, in 116 Art Building West.  The event is free and open to the public....
Reading and Re-Translation - an international colloquium

Reading and Re-Translation - an international colloquium

Thursday, March 28, 2019
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
“Reading and Re-translation" is an international and interdisciplinary colloquium dedicated to the theorization and practice of reading. With funding from an International Programs Major Projects Award, organizers and speakers from around the globe will focus on the current state of research on reading and re-translation and will generate scholarly and creative exchanges between colleagues in diverse fields in the arts, sciences, literatures, and humanities....
WorldCanvass: What's in a Word

WorldCanvass: What's in a Word

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30pm to 7:00pm
MERGE
On the next WorldCanvass, we’ll explore the act of reading and bring into focus the hidden site where social and symbolic power is enforced. We’ll also discuss how re-translations shape transnational, literary, and cultural relations and ask what arts and humanities perspectives need to be reasserted in a digitized world where algorithms increasingly read us. Join us on March 28 for WorldCanvass when the topic is “What’s in a Word? The Translator’s Challenge.”  The program, which is free and...
Reading and Re-Translation - an international colloquium

Reading and Re-Translation - an international colloquium

Friday, March 29, 2019
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
“Reading and Re-translation" is an international and interdisciplinary colloquium dedicated to the theorization and practice of reading. With funding from an International Programs Major Projects Award, organizers and speakers from around the globe will focus on the current state of research on reading and re-translation and will generate scholarly and creative exchanges between colleagues in diverse fields in the arts, sciences, literatures, and humanities....
Reading and Re-Translation - an international colloquium

Reading and Re-Translation - an international colloquium

Saturday, March 30, 2019
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
“Reading and Re-translation" is an international and interdisciplinary colloquium dedicated to the theorization and practice of reading. With funding from an International Programs Major Projects Award, organizers and speakers from around the globe will focus on the current state of research on reading and re-translation and will generate scholarly and creative exchanges between colleagues in diverse fields in the arts, sciences, literatures, and humanities....

Workers’ Dream for an America that “Yet Must Be”

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:00am to 4:00pm
A one-day public conference that will bring together statewide leaders from grassroots labor, faith, civil rights organizations, as well as members of the campus community, to examine workers’ struggles to define and achieve an American Dream for themselves and their families in history and today. The conference is sponsored by the UI Labor Center and the Iowa Labor History Society. Invited keynote speaker: Pablo Alvarado (Executive Director, National Day Laborer Organizing Network; co...