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 Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, Oskaloosa High School, Clarinda High School, Earlham High School and Harlan High School. This event is free but requires registration. Contact email@example.com for more information.
The College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences presents 220east After-Work, a partnership between CHAS, Cedar Valley Chamber Music, JSA Development and Main Street Waterloo. Look forward to your Wednesday evenings by joining Cedar Valley Chamber Music for our 2014 concert series at 220east. UNI faculty and students, WCF Symphony guest soloists and special guests highlight eleven week of concerts at a unique venue. Doors open at 5 p.m.; concerts are 5:15-6 p.m. Admission is free; good will donations accepted. Complimentary wine at all concerts is provided in partnership with CU restaurant.
Screening of Lucy Walker's award winning film "Devil's Playground" followed by Q & A with Walker.
School of Music faculty artists Matthew Andreini and Randall Harlow will collaborate to present a percussion and organ recital featuring additional percussionists from throughout Iowa. The recital will feature works for organ, percussion and electronics by William Bolcom and Jacob TV, as well as Lou Harrison's monumental Concert for Organ and Percussion Orchestra with ten percussionists playing a variety of unique, hand-made instruments. This event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Henry Segerman will present "How to Make Sculptures of 4-Dimensional Things." Segerman is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Oklahoma State University. He is both a mathematician, working mostly in 3-dimensional geometry and topology, and a mathematical artist, working mostly in the medium of 3D printing. Visit his website at: https://www.math.okstate.edu/~segernan/
The lecture is intended for general audiences, on topics of current interest in mathematics and mathematics education and is free of charge.
Screening of Lucy Walker's award winning film "Countdown to Zero" followed by Q & A with Walker.
"Necessary Targets" is a play set in the aftermath of the Bosnian conflict. In the play, two American women, a therapist and a writer, visit a Bosnian refugee camp to help women survivors cope with the trauma of sexual violence and genocide. The play raises questions about the ownership of these stories as well as the ethics of telling and documenting them. A brief discussion will follow the reading. The play contains descriptions of violence and sexual assualt. This material may be triggering to some people. Be advised that some material is inappropriate for children.
This event is sponsored by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences.
Steven Johnson will speak as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Johnson is a best-selling author of works including Everything Bad Is Good For You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter and Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age. In Fall 2014, he will star in the new PBS Series, How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson.
Screening of Lucy Walker's Oscar nominated short Film "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" followed by Q & A with Walker.
In celebration of International Trombone Week, the UNI trombone studio will present a recital including solo and small ensemble performances. This event is free and open to the public.