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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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"The Many Voices of Art"

"The Many Voices of Art"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)

Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the Gallery, this UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Featured artworks from the Collection include the following: prints from Bronislaw Bak’s "One-Hundred Views of Chicago" series, which was donated by UNI alumna Lois E. Iseminger of Chicago;  "Flower" by the late Ralph Haskell, professor emeritus of the UNI Department of Art; "Inspiration" by Käthe Kollwitz, which was donated by Kurt and Cynthia Kruse of Cedar Falls; "Seated Model with Mirror" by Steven Bigler of St. Paul, which was donated by the artist himself; and an untitled still-life by Jean Lurçat, which was donated by Ray and Sandy Benter of Des Moines. Also, on view will be a newly conserved 18th century portrait in an antique gilded frame donated by Dr. Hart M. Nelsen and Dr. Anne Kusener Nelsen of Seattle. All events are free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "The Many Voices of Art"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)
 
"Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

"Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)

The artist will present a lecture titled "Bro-sure: A Brief Look at the Art of Jack Balas" on Wednesday, August 28, at 7 p.m. in KAB 111. An opening reception will follow.  Balas is a Colorado-based artist specializing in figurative paintings and drawings in oil and watercolor. For the last 15 years, he has focused on depictions of the male figure, presenting them in a variety of personal and societal scenarios that project them far beyond the traditional role of portraiture. Employing painted language in the form of titles, phrases, and paragraph-stories, the works take on the strategies of annotated documents, maps and calendars, and yet by their very depiction the men found in them also take on the politics of visibility – queer visibility and male visibility in general. All events are free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)
 
"Harmony" Art Exhibit

"Harmony" Art Exhibit

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 (All day) to Monday, September 30, 2019 (All day)

Xiaoting Wang's current abstract exhibit combines western painting techniques with traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy. By adopting Chinese splash-ink and freehand brushwork on rice paper, he creates abstract forms yet offers the viewer opportunities to discover realistic themes. He implements gouache, watercolor, and acrylic painting techniques, in addition to his personal and fluid movements. These pieces offer the visual language of his individualized technique into the expression of abstract art.

Rod Library's Fine & Performing Arts Collection unit will host another Xiaoting Wang exhibit in October 2019 with his most recent abstract art. For additional information about the artist, go to artsmell.com or contact him directly at wxiaoting16@gmail.com.

Location: Rod Library Learning Commons, 1227 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, USA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: "Harmony" Art Exhibit

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 (All day) to Monday, September 30, 2019 (All day)
 
8:30am
Safe Zone Ally Training Phase One

Safe Zone Ally Training Phase One

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am

The Safe Zone Ally program is a campus-wide opportunity designed to support the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. The 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 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. Request accommodations from Gender and Sexuality Services staff by emailing lgbt@uni.edu.

Location: Scholarspace (Room 301) in Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Eli Williams
Email: willinao@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5428

Link to Event: NA

 
2:00pm
IRB Training for Undergraduates

IRB Training for Undergraduates

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Presented by Todd Evans, IRB chair, this session will cover the ethical principles and regulations regarding research involving humans, including the UNI Institutional Review Board (IRB) review process and procedures. Undergraduates are especially invited but all are welcome.  Registration requested.

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Sean Parrish
Email: sean.parrish@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3282

Link to Event: IRB Training for Undergraduates

 
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