College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged from the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest Hollywood blockbusters. Featuring acclaimed author Dr. Jack Shaheen, the film explores a long line of degrading images of Arabs--from Bedouin bandits and submissive maidens to sinister sheikhs and gun-wielding "terrorists"--along the way offering devastating insights into the origin of these stereotypic images, their development at key points in U.S. history and why they matter so much today.
A competition showcasing outstanding recent works by students in the Department of Art. The juror this year is Gilbert Vicario, senior curator at the Des Moines Art Center. The awards ceremony will take place Monday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in room 111, Kamerick Art Building; opening reception will follow.
Direct from the world famous Apollo Theatre in New York City, Dreamgirls comes to the Gallagher-Bluedorn in a brand new, sensational stage production. Dreamgirls features the unforgettable hits and virtuoso diva songs "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," "One Night Only," and "Listen." Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls tells the rags-to-riches story of a 1960s Motown girl group and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune.
The University of Iowa Faculty Piano Quartet will visit UNI to present a recital. This guest ensemble features University of Iowa faculty artists Scott Conklin, violin, Elizabeth Oakes, viola, Hannah Holman, cello and Rene Lecuona, piano. This event is free and open to the public.
Planetarium shows at 7 and 8 p.m. lasting about 30 minutes each. Free and open to the the public.
Mitch Patterson, project manager of foundry sands for HA International, will present "Chemistry in Industry: Manufacturing and Foundry Applications."
The University of Iowa Faculty Piano Quartet will visit UNI to present a master class. This guest ensemble features University of Iowa faculty artists Scott Conklin, violin, Elizabeth Oakes, viola, Hannah Holman, cello and Rene Lecuona, piano. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI percussion professor Randy Hogancamp, the UNI Percussion & West African Drum Ensembles will offer the first of their spring concerts along with UNI’s Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko. This event is free and open to the public.
Douglas Hofstadter will present “Celebrating the Alan Turing Centenial: Some Critical Reflections.” This lecture is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and World Religions and the UNI Faculty Senate Speaker Series Fund.
Women's History Month Lecture: "You Are What You Shop: Women Against the Sweatshops, Past and Present"Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 9:00pm
Dr. Eileen Boris, Hull Professor and chair of the Department of Feminist Studies and an affiliate professor of history and black studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will present "You Are What You Shop: Women Against the Sweatshops, Past and Present.” The lecture will explore this year's Women's History Month theme, Women and Global Capitalism.