College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Women's History Month Lecture: “Buying into Empire: U.S. Consumption at the Turn of the Twentieth Century”Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 6:00pm
Dr. Kristin Hoganson, professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present, “Buying into Empire: U.S. Consumption at the Turn of the Twentieth Century." The lecture will explore this year Women's History Month theme "Women and Global Capitalism."
Amanda Smith, John Deere representative, will discuss how communication majors can get involved with corporations such as John Deere. Pizza and pop will be provided; RSVP to email@example.com before Wednesday, March 28.
Under the direction of School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer their spring concert. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Forensics team will host its annual speech showcase. In 2011, the speech team was 13th in the nation at the AFA-NIET tournament, and had two students in the top five at the tournament. Students from UNI's regionally and nationally competitive speech team will perform events they will take to nationals. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the Presser Foundation Award, the Charles and Marleta Matheson Award, the Myron and Ruth Russell Award and the People's Choice Award. This event is ticketed. $10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $8 non-UNI students. Call (319) 273-4TIX.
This panel will address the myriad of immigrant women's experiences in Iowa's workforce, including a variety of topics such as obstacles and successes in gaining employment, negotiating legal status, job specifics, family life and everyday workforce interactions. Audiences will learn from and contribute to the panelists' collective knowledge via conversation and discussion.
The Department of Communication Studies will host the 34th annual Iowa High School Speech Association. At least 400 students from nearly 200 schools will showcase their talents. Events include original oratory, prose, after dinner speaking, radio news, acting, and storytelling.
The UNI School of Music will present a Flute Festival featuring guest artists William Bennett and Denis Bouriakov. For more information, contact Angeleita.Floyd@uni.edu
The UNI Suzuki School will present their bi-annual recital weekend. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/suzuki . This event is free and open to the public.
Visiting artist Susan Rider will present a trumpet recital, featuring School of Music faculty artists Randy Grabowski, trumpet, and Polina Khatsko, piano. Rider is a trumpet instructor and is a member of "The President's Own" Marine Band. She attended the University of Northern Iowa and Indiana University. She has been an instructor at Indiana University, Purdue University, and Ector County Independent Schools. She is the co-editor for the International Women's Brass Conference Newsletter and has performed with numerous groups including the New World Symphany, Robert Guilliaume, and The Moody Blues. This event is free and open to the public.