UNI Calendar of Events

Friday, March 29, 2019

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Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)

"Telling A People’s Story" is the first major museum exhibition devoted to the art found within the pages of African-American children’s picture books. The exhibition emphasizes the strength of the illustrations as visual narrative representations of the African-American experience.

This exhibit is in conjunction with the African American Children and Families Conference, UNI Museum, Dr. Sarah Montgomery, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, and education student Danielle Templeton are happy to present a traveling exhibit Telling A People's Story. Telling A People's Story is organized by the Miami University Art Museum through a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. This project is a collaboration with Rod Library, UNI Museum, HNI Corporation Instructional Resources and Technology Services (IRTS), Cedar Falls Public Library, UNI College of Education, and is also sponsored in part by the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau.

Location: Rod Library, Learning Commons

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Exhibit Dates and Locations

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)
 
"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm

This competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in the UNI Department of Art. The juror for this year's competition is T.J. Dedeaux-Norris, Assistant Professor of Art from the School of Art and Art History at University of Iowa in Iowa City. Dedeaux-Norris will give a lecture at 6 p.m., Wed., March 13, in KAB 111. The awards ceremony for the student exhibition will take place at 7 p.m., Mon., March 25, in KAB 111. The Friends of the UNI Permanent Art Collection & Gallery co-sponsored the opening reception, which follows the ceremony. All events are free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art, KAB 113

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"In and of the Anthropocene"

"In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:30 pm to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the UNI Gallery of Art. Featuring artworks by Elisabeth Frink, Phyllis Bramson, Suda House, and Sunkoo Yuh, and Mark Dion. Free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art, KAB 113

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:30 pm to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
9am
Safe Zone Ally - Phase One

Safe Zone Ally - Phase One

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am

The Safe Zone Ally program is a campus-wide opportunity designed to support the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. This program supports the university's value of cultivating a caring and diverse campus community that values respect for all people, the open and free exchange of ideas, and responsible and ethical behavior.

Phase One is an in-person, 1.5 hour long training that provides basic knowledge of the LGBTQ+ community, establishes a common vocabulary for participant use and defines what it means to be an ally to the LGBTQ+ community at UNI. 

Location: 109P CME

Contact Information

Name: Shiqun Ou
Email: lgbt@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Registration

 
11am
Safe Zone Ally - Phase Two

Safe Zone Ally - Phase Two

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Safe Zone Ally program is a campus-wide opportunity designed to support the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. This program supports the university's value of cultivating a caring and diverse campus community that values respect for all people, the open and free exchange of ideas, and responsible and ethical behavior.

Phase Two is an in-person training. This portion is scheduled for two hours, providing a deeper exploration of current issues, privilege, and intersectionality, as well as challenging participants to think critically about their roles as allies. Participants in Phase Two training are given the opportunity to become Safe Zone Ally certified by signing an ally agreement stating their confidence in their ability to be a knowledgeable, responsible, and committed ally. 

Location: 109P CME

Contact Information

Name: Shiqun Ou
Email: lgbt@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Registration

 
12pm
Bringing People into Environmental Conservation with Applied Social Science

Bringing People into Environmental Conservation with Applied Social Science

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Lex Winter is an Environmental Social Scientist with the Keller Science Action Center at the Field Museum in Chicago. In this presentation she will give an overview of the framework and methods used in interdisciplinary work that seeks to expand and enrich participation in environmental conservation. She will use a case study of how social science has been employed in conservation of the monarch butterfly.

Location: Rod Library Scholar Space

Contact Information

Name: Kristine Nemec
Email: kristine.nemec@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2813

Link to Event: NA

 
2pm
English Alumni Roundtable on Podcasting

English Alumni Roundtable on Podcasting

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 2:00 pm

It's everything you always wanted to know about podcasts but were afraid to ask. UNI English alumni return to campus to talk about how they got started in podcasting and what it takes to make a podcast successful. This roundtable discussion features the following graduates of the UNI English program:

- Lucy Fitzgerald is one of three co-hosts of the True Crime/Comedy podcast, Wine & Crime, which New York magazine named one of the best True Crime podcasts. Lucy covers the background and psychology portion of each episode.

- Austin Hall is the creator, writer, producer, and host of The ICTE Podcast — the official podcast of The Iowa Council of Teachers of English. This quarterly podcast was created to advance ICTE's mission of facilitating deep connections and professional learning for English/Language Arts teachers of all stages.

- John Toenjes is the host of the This Is Not For You podcast, a page-per-episode analysis of the cult novel, House of Leaves. It attempts to break down the multiple narrative layers and explores media related to the book and its author, Mark Z. Danielewski.

Location: Room 1017, Bartlett Hall

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2002

Link to Event: English Alumni Roundtable on Podcasting

 
7pm
Film Appreciation Club presents "Funny Face"

Film Appreciation Club presents "Funny Face"

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

From legendary director of "Singin' in the Rain" and "Charade", Stanley Donen brings us "Funny Face" starring Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn. In honor of Donen, who recently passed, join us for a fun and endearing romantic musical from 1957.

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Baxter
Email: Baxtern@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Visit the Facebook for more information

 
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