College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
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.
"Wild Things and Chosen Children: How the Holocaust, Slavery and Lynching Haunt Children’s Literature" will be presented by Jodi Eichler-Levine, visiting scholar from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. Her lecture considers how modern authors, including Maurice Sendak, Julius Lester, Jane Yolen and Virginia Hamilton have shaped our understanding of violence and oppression, as well as the broader themes of how we remember trauma, how suffering is expressed in American identity and the implications of such narratives for education and public life. Sponsors include the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, the College of Education, the Center for Multicultural Education, the Department of Philosophy and World Religions, Women's and Gender Studies, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences.
Join us in watching "The Clean Bin Project," the story about a couple competing against each other in an effort to live waste free for a year. Learn through their adventure how to recycle, buy locally and examine purchasing habits in order to eliminate waste. After the film viewers will be offered the opportunity to take up the challenge to live waste free for one month. Join the challenge, get tips and ideas on how to do it with the support of the other challenge members. Light dinner provided.
Join faculty in discussing Histories of the Dustheap. Histories of the Dustheap uses garbage, waste and refuse to investigate the relationships between various systems and shows how this most democratic reality produces identities, social relations and policies. This is the second of a three-part discussion series. Pre-registration required.
Women's History Month Keynote Address: "Feminists, Comadres, and Maybe Beyoncé: Models for Leadership Today"Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 6:00pm
Daisy Hernandez will be the keynote speaker for Women's History Month. Her lecture is titled "Feminists, Comadres, and Maybe Beyoncé: Models for Leadership Today."
Juan Luis Suarez will discuss "Modeling Cultural Networks in the Hispanic Baroque." Suarez is the director of the CulturePlex lab, an innovative and interdisciplinary digital humanities research center at Canada's Western University, where he is also a professor of Hispanic Studies in the Modern Languages and Literature Department.
This competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in the UNI Dept. of Art. The juror for this year's competition is Terry Towery, associate professor of photography and digital media at Lehman College of the City University of New York. Towery will give a lecture at 6 p.m., Wed., March 12, in the KAB 111 and present an exhibition of his most recent platinum palladium prints in the gallery showcases titled "Useless Beauty." These photographic works will be on display from March 7 through April 19.
Terry Towery, from the Lehman College of the City University of New York, juries this annual competitive exhibition, which features the finest recent works of students enrolled in classes in the UNI Department of Art. Towery will also present work in the Gallery Showcases during the run of the student exhibition. Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception: March 24 at 7:00 p.m. in KAB 111.
Co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and gallery director Darrell Taylor. Student's from Dr. Sutton and Hunter Capoccioni's Avant-garde in Art class present didactics for selected works of art from the UNI Permanent Art Collection. A concert series will also be offered.
School of Music professor Ann Bradfield will coordinate a student recital from the saxophone studio at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.