Upcoming Events & Dates

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 9:00am
As an appetizer to next spring's Food for Thought semester, this conference features papers by graduate students who are interested in food studies.  Panels include Recovering the Culinary Past Via Artifacts, Texts, and Images; Women and Recipes, from Tradition to Transgression; and Evidence and Expertise in Nutritional Discourse.
Friday, November 7, 2014 (All day)
Mandala made of old computer parts
This three-day symposium brings together scholars from across North America and the University of Iowa to discuss the changing landscape of digital technologies. Learn more on our website: http://designingthedigitalfuture.wordpress.com/
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00pm
From Data to Sound, An Evening with LOUI, the Laptop Orchestra at the University of Iowa
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
Dr. John Spencer (Psychology, CLAS) will  talk about a recent National Science Foundation workshop of the same title. The workshop, held October 2-3 in Washington, DC, brings together leading theorists and practitioners of "civic science" to refine and enrich this concept through the lens of civic agency. Civic agency highlights the political (not partisan) nature of science - science as a powerful source of knowledge for action in the world that negotiates a shared democratic way of life.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (All day)
The Society of Dance History Scholars and the Congress on Research in Dance are excited to announce a joint conference at the University of Iowa.  The 2014 location will provide an impetus to explore the interplay between dancing and writing, globally, historically, and within contemporary culture.  The site of the event provides opportunity to examine issues of authorship, representation, and narrative in dancing and writing practices across social and cultural contexts.
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 11:30am
The History of Passenger Rail Service in Iowa City is presented by Tom Schulein.  Tom is a retired dentist.  The last 28 years of his career were spent on the faculty of The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics. While at the College, he contributed many articles to the Journal of the History of Dentistry as a natural outgrowth of his love for history.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
Robert Ketterer (UI Professor of Classics) will discuss his ongoing work for a new book on early opera and the Ottoman Empire.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 5:30pm
Presented by Professor of German Glenn Ehrstine, this talk is in conjunction with the Met showing of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Coordinated with selected operas from the Met Live in HD cinecasts, "The Metropolitan Opera in Iowa" talks begin at 5:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 5:30pm
Presented by Professor of German Waltraud Maierhofer, this talk is in conjunction with the Met showing of Lehar's The Merry Widow. Coordinated with selected operas from the Met Live in HD cinecasts, "The Metropolitan Opera in Iowa" talks begin at 5:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 5:30pm
Presented by Assistant Professor of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literature Anna Barker, this talk is in conjunction with the Met showing of Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and Bartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle. Coordinated with selected operas from the Met Live in HD cinecasts, "The Metropolitan Opera in Iowa" talks begin at 5:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

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