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Book Ends Information Session

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 8:30am to 9:30am
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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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Reproductive Justice: An Obermann Conversation

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
In the fight surrounding Roe v. Wade, it's easy to lose sight of the many other ways that access to reproductive healthcare can be limited or denied. Two Obermann scholars, Lina-Maria Murillo and Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz, talk with local healthcare providers and researchers to provide a fuller landscape of reproductive justice in the Midwest. Featured speakers: Lastascia Coleman, Nurse-Midwife, UIHC Nicole Novak, Epidemiologist, College of Public Health Meagan Thompson, Nurse-Midwife, UIHC Ober...
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Application deadline: Book Ends Book Completion Workshop (2021–22)

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 5:00pm
Co-sponsored by the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies and the Office of the Vice President for Research, Books Ends—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.
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Featured Programs

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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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