The Obermann Center will host two informational meetings for community and campus organizations that may be interested in organizing an event linked to the March 2015 Obermann Humanities Symposium, "Engergy Cultures in the Age of the Anthropocene."
Mar 12, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
Digital terrain, robo-dozing, and sustainability are new possibilities with technology in landscape design. Roads, farm fields, levees, drainage swales, etc., create large footprints of disturbance when built. Recent advances in automated machine guidance (AMG) allow remotely operated machines to efficiently construct landform 24/7 from precise 3-dimensional (3D) digital terrain models.
Mar 16, 2014
Originally from Honolulu, Sean O'Harrow has been the director of The University of Iowa Museum of Art since 2010. Before that, he ran the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, IA. He moved to Iowa from the University of Cambridge, where he was an Official Fellow of St. Catharine's College. O'Harrow has taught History of Art at universities in the UK and received his AB from Harvard and his PhD from Cambridge (both in History of Art). His specific area of academic research is Late Perpendicular.
Mar 27, 2014
How do structures of feeling viscerally shape approaches to writing, research, pedagogy, art, performance, and activism? Academic researchers have long operated under the assumption that critical inquiry best proceeds by bracketing emotion. Contrary to that belief, this conference examines the powerful role that emotion plays in practices of inquiry across the disciplines.
Mar 27, 2014
A StudioTalk with Obermann Director Teresa Mangum on building national networks for scholars to experiment with new approaches to research and teaching. The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies serves the campus by supporting diverse forms of scholarship and building campus, community, and national networks for scholars who want to experiment with collaborative approaches.
Apr 04, 2014
An Obermann Working Symposium.