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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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"The Reach and Richness of Design: The Elena Diane Curris Biennial Design Exhibition"

"The Reach and Richness of Design: The Elena Diane Curris Biennial Design Exhibition"

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Curated by Professor Roy R. Behrens, this inaugural exhibition features vintage information wheels (volvelles) from the collection of author and designer Jessica Helfand, wood type-related prints by designer Dennis Ichiyama, editorial cartoons by artist Ad Reinhardt, and a selection of historic pencil sharpeners from the collection of UNI Professor Emeritus of Biology Paul D. Whitson. Also on view will be architectural models of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings from Cedar Rock (Quasqueton IA) and River City Society for Historic Preservation (Mason City), as well as Wright poster designs by UNI alumni Brandi Weiss, Danielle Shearer, and Stephanie Mathena. Opening reception on Monday, Oct. 8, following the 6:00 p.m. lecture by UNI design alumna Jessica Barness (BA 1999, MA 2001).

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "The Reach and Richness of Design: The Elena Diane Curris Biennial Design Exhibition"

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
Resistance + Rescue: Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman

Resistance + Rescue: Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:00 am to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Through images and symbols, the horrors of the Holocaust are familiar to us all. Yet, too few of us are aware of the remarkable story of the flight of the Jews out of Denmark to safety in Sweden in the fall of 1943, seventy-five years ago. The exhibition of photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman reopens a time in our history when the bravery of a few overcame the brutality of so many.

Without words, Glickman tells the story of the rescue through pictorial observations. Using subtle manipulations of the photographic process, she captures the many emotions of the rescue, as well as a stark reminder of what Hitler’s Final Solution did achieve. Glickman also presents the concentration camps as cruel, empty places. In these images, we are reminded that without the courage of the Danish government and its people, the fate of Denmark’s Jews would have been similar to that of so many of their European neighbors.

This exhibit and related events (including an opening reception on from 5:30 to 7:00 on October 5 and a three-part film series) are a collaboration of the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the Hearst Center for the Arts.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts, 304 West Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls, IA

Contact Information

Name: Stephen J. Gaies
Email: gaies@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3870

Link to Event: Hearst Center for the Arts

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:00 am to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm
 
"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition supplemented by objects on loan to the Gallery, which was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history. Featured artists include Asianpunkboy, Berenice Abbott, Nick Cave, Felix D’Eon, Kelly V. Grider, Jr., Keith Haring, George Hurrell, Ellsworth Kelly, Catherine Opie, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bruce of Los Angeles.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "That's So Gay"

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
8am
Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy

Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 8:00 am

Specific strands will be available for:

  • Reading Recovery teachers and teacher leaders
  • Comprehensive Literacy Model (CLM) coaches and classroom teachers
  • Comprehensive Intervention Model (CIM) coaches, CIM teachers, and interventionists
  • Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy (PCL) Administrators

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Deb Rich
Email: debra.rich@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 961-2733

Link to Event: Academy registration website

 
3pm
Study Abroad Capstone in Uganda Information Session

Study Abroad Capstone in Uganda Information Session

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:00 pm

This session will cover information such as itinerary, coursework, cost and application process for this summer 2019 study abroad opportunity.

Location: Room 201, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Charity Eckhardt
Email: charity.eckhardt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
4pm
Physics Colloquium: Pavel Lukashev

Physics Colloquium: Pavel Lukashev

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Pavel Lukashev, physics department, will present "Half-metallic surfaces in thin-film Ti2MnAl0.5Sn0.5: First-principles study."

Location: Room 114, Begeman Hall

Contact Information

Name: Becky Adams
Email: becky.adams@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2420

Link to Event: Half-metallic surfaces in thin-film Ti2MnAl0.5Sn0.5: First-principles study

 
7pm
PAT/History Club Lecture

PAT/History Club Lecture

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Louis Fenech, history, will present "Five Guys Named Singh" or "Five Guys Turbans and Cries." The event is free and open to the public.

Location: Room 120, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: Robert F. Martin
Email: robert.martin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2097

Link to Event: NA

 
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