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Exhibits, Films and Lectures Calendar

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Andrew Hartman, associate professor of history at Illinois State University, will present "The Culture Wars: The New Left and the Rise of the Neoconservatives in America." Hartman will discuss how the radical political mobilizations of the 1960s gave rise to a group of reactionaries who came to be called "neoconservatives."  Contact Jerry Soneson at soneson@uni.edu or 273-6221 for more information.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 3:15 pm

Carissa Froyum will present “Helping Outsiders: Emotion Work when Volunteering across Social Divides.” 

Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
7:00 pm to 11:30 pm

Campus Activities Board (CAB) will have a screening of "Hunger Games-Mockingjay Part 2." Popcorn, soda and candy will be provided. 

Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 -
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Grout Museum will host the screening of "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Episode 3, War and Peace." Historian Bob Neymeyer will explore the contributions of Latino Americans to the United State's armed forces. 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00 pm

James Loewen, Visiting Professor of Sociology at The Catholic University of America, and author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, will present "How Iowa Was a Leader in Race Relations and How It Can Be One Again." The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00 pm

A documentary featuring a Q&A with film director Kevin Kelley and UI Museum of Art director Sean O’Harrow.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Oksana Matvienko, HPELS, will discuss "Qualitative Analysis of Dietary Behaviors in Picture Book fiction for 4 to 8 Years Olds."

Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Episode # 5: Prejudice and Pride (1965-1980) an film discussion by Fernando Herrera-Calderon, Department of History

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 3:15 pm

Jian Lee will present “The Chinese Symbolism of Red: Its Origin, Cultural Connotations, and Linguistic Construction.”

Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, March 3, 2016 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, March 3, 2016 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Cara Burnidge, Department of Philosophy and World Religions, will present "The Bible, the Church, and the Ballot Box:  How Religion Shapped Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Fight for Women's Suffrage." The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science department planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

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