Videos of 2017-18 Obermann Conversations

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, March 6, 2018 (All day)

Controlling Research: Gun Control, Public Health, & Restraints on Research | April 26, 2018
—with Carletta Knox-Seymour (1Strong Coalition), Mark Berg (UI Crime & Justice Policy Research Program), and Corinne Peek-Asa (UI Injury Prevention Research Center)

 

Global Citizenship | April 19, 2018
—with Alisa Meggitt (North Central Junior High), Jason Harshman (UI College of Education), and Caleb Elfenbein (History and Religious Studies, Grinnell College) 

 

So Long, Cursive! | March 6, 2018
—with Lisa Roberts (poet, Assistant Director of the Iowa Youth Writing Project), Shawn Datchuk (UI College of Education), and Cheryl Jacobsen (calligrapher, artist, UI Center for the Book instructor)

 

Unraveling & Mending: Art as Political Witness | February 6, 2018
—with Amir ElSaffar (jazz musician and Hancher guest artist) and Lisa Schlesinger (UI Theatre Department, CLAS)

 

The Making of "Hot Tamale Louie" | April 10, 2017
—with UI Music Professor and jazz musician John Rapson and fellow musicians Dave Moore and Daniel Gaglione

 

Johnson Co. Historic Poor Farm: New Collaborations AND Screening of Graduate Institute Film | March 22, 2017
—with students who have a vision for the Poor Farm, Shanti Sellz (Johnson County Local Food and Planning Specialist), and Alexadra Drehman (Executive Director of the Johnson County Historical Society)

 

Aging in Place: Keeping Older Johnson County Residents in Our Neighborhoods | February 15, 2017
—with Nancy Hauserman (Professor Emeritus, College of Business), Susan Shullaw (strategic communications consultant), Mercedes Bern-Klug (John A. Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar and Director of Aging Studies), and Teresa Mangum (Professor of Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies and Director, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies)