College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and S. Daniel Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Decorah High School, Grinnell High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Hampton-Dumont High School, Humboldt High School and Johnston High School. This event is free but requires registration.
Under the direction of School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer a performance featuring members of the Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival. The concert will be titled "What Happens to a Dream Deferred?" and will feature works by Frank Proto and Henry Cowell. This event is part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series and is free and open to the public.
As Walt Whitman, re-enactor Bill Koch, adjunct instructor in the Department of Languages and Literatures, performs his multi-media one-man show that explains Whitman's life and times, reciting his poetry. Especially relevant as the country marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War are Whitman's reflections and poetry on the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. Open to the public free of charge.
This feature film, starring Hilary Swank as Alice Paul, celebrates the activism of the suffrage movement to win women’s right to vote. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
The juror for this year's "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" at UNI is Fred Burton, professor of painting and drawing at Memphis College of Art
Leo Rodriguez, Department of Physics, Grinnell College, will present Black Holes and Quantum Gravity.
Discussion about Women's History Month Speaker Jessica Valenti's book, "Why Have Kids?" Free copies are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Women's and Gender Studies Program office, 225 SAB. Having read the book is not required to attend and participate. All are welcome. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
This panel will explore and discuss the role of sisterhood in the fight for women’s liberation. Discussion will follow. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
Visiting artists Jesse Krebs, clarinet, Brian Kubin, cello, and Ilia Radoslavov, piano will present a recital. The trio serves on the faculty at Truman State University and have celebrated successful careers as performers and educators individually and collaboratively. This event is free and open to the public.
"Reinventing the World" is a series for all those who want to know the good news about how we can reinvent the world to make it work better for all of us. This three-part series of documentaries with host Des Kennedy looks at some of the biggest challenges facing us today - work and time, food, and urban sustainability - and how innovative thinkers and doers from the famous to the obscure, from Berkeley to Sao Paolo, Brazil, are coming up with some of the ways of getting there from here.