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Application Deadline: Sawyer Seminar Dissertation Fellowships

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 5:00pm
The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa welcomes applications for two academic year graduate dissertation fellowships with a stipend of $20,938 each (tuition scholarship up to $750 per semester, 50 percent of mandatory fees, and a contribution towards their health and dental insurance) for dissertation research, funded through the generosity of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The fellowships are for the 2022-2023 academic year and include participation in the Mellon...
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A Conversation About Reimagining the Intro to Graduate Studies Course in the Humanities

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 4:00pm to 5:00pm
This spring, the Andrew W. Mellon-funded Humanities for the Public Good initiative will host a series of conversations to share what we’re learning about graduate education in the humanities. The first conversation features University of Iowa faculty who have redesigned “Introduction to Graduate Studies” courses in key departments, including those who received HPG course minigrants. Free and open to all, but registration is required.  For the last two years, a series of energetic Advisory Board...
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Book Ends Information Session

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 8:30am to 9:30am
Co-sponsored by the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies and the Office of the Vice President for Research, Books Ends—an Obermann/OVPR Book Completion Workshop—supports University of Iowa faculty from disciplines in which publishing a monograph is required for tenure and promotion. The award is designed to assist faculty members turn promising manuscripts into important, field-changing, published books. Read more about the program.  Interested applicants are invited to learn more about the...
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The Anne Frank Tree: Taking Root in Iowa

On April 29, 2022, a new tree will be planted on the UI Pentacrest—a sapling propagated from the tree that grew near the annex where Anne Frank and her family hid during World War II. Join in a year of events surrounding the planting.

Ana Merino, Corey Creekmur, and Rachel Williams

Racial Reckoning and Social Justice through Comics

Join us for the 2022-23 Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar, which will bring diverse individuals, institutions, and organizations together to critically explore the overarching theme of racial reckoning and social justice through comics. Dates and schedule are forthcoming.

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Obermann Conversations

An informal speaker series held in various locations around Iowa City as well as in the cozy and collegial Obermann Library. Once per month during fall and spring semesters, we feature work of faculty and research staff, often in conversation with a thought leader from our community. 

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