Events & Dates

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Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:30am

Book Ends Information Session

Learn more about the application process and details of the new Book Ends Book Completion program. At this session, Obermann Center Director Teresa Mangum will share her vision for the program and...
Friday, February 22, 2019 (All day)

Iowa City Darwin Day Celebration 2019

Every year, around the time of Charles Darwin’s birthday on February 12th, Iowa City Darwin Day organizes a series of events to promote scientific literacy and increase public awareness of the...
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Friday, March 29, 2019 - 9:30am

Reading and Re-Translation Colloquium

This colloquium will bring together scholars from a range of languages, literary traditions, disciplines, and approaches, for two days of intensive and hopefully enjoyable interdisciplinary...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

The US / Mexico Border in Context

Several scholars will help us put current events at the US / Mexico border into perspective. Lina-Maria Murillo (History and GWSS) received her doctorate in Borderlands History at the University of...
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:00pm

"Humanities for the Public Good" Launch

On November 13 at 4:00 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library, Teresa Mangum, Director of the UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, will share details of a new 4-year program funded by the Andrew W...