Exhibits, Films and Lectures Calendar
Rod Library will lead a panel discussion focusing on how women are represented and used in comics.
"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" juror Terry Towery is Associate Professor of photography and digital media at Lehman College of the City University of New York.
Jessica Garraway, Women's and Gender Studies minor student, will discuss "Colonize This! Young Women on Today's Feminism." The book was edited by Daisy Hernandez, UNI Women's History Month keynote speaker. Books are avilalble for checkout for UNI faculty, staff and students in the Women's and Gender Studies office in 225 Sabin Hall. This event is sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies program; free and open to the public.
Asian American Women’s Popular Literature: Feminizing Genres and Neoliberal Belonging by Pamela Thoma analyzes how popular genre fiction, written by Asian American women and featuring Asian American characters, depicts both contemporary American-ness and contributes to public dialogue about national belonging. Thoma focuses on how such fiction addresses attempts women, make in a neoliberal society, to balance their personal and professional lives. Book club sessions are open to the public. If one has not read the book, one is still encouraged to attend and participate in discussion.
Testing Implications of the General Theory of Crime with Adult Male Offenders
Barbara Jones, Senior FLM Specialist at ConAgra Foods, will present "ConAgra Foods Product Lifecycle Management."
The Master of Social Work Student Association is hosting guest speaker Alyson Beytien, behavior apecialist for the Mercy Autism Center in Dubuque.. She will present “What do I do TOMORROW? Five Keys to Supporting a Child with Autism." The challenges of supporting a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder are many and the amount of research and interventions currently available can be overwhelming. This presentation focuses on what everyone --- parents, teachers, extended family and support personnel – can do each day to ensure success for the child and all involved. This presentation is full of humor, reality and practical ideas. Q & A follows if time allows; refreshments provided.
Enjoy viewing the night sky from the warmth and comfort of the Earth Science Department's Planetarium. Learn about the objects visible in the night sky and upcoming sky events. Shows start at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. and last about 30 minutes.
Anger, Relationships, and Intimate Partner Violence in Emerging Adults with and without ADHD Symptomology
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): Examining the Co-occurrence, Overlapping Features, and Sex Differences
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.
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.
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.
King Corn follows two friends on a quest to Iowa in hopes to understand whence the food we eat comes. After they buy an acre of land and reap a bountiful harvest, they run headlong into a food system that is manipulative and destructive of farming endeavors in multiple ways.
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.
The Influence of Personality and Locus of Control on Life Goals in Offenders.
The sixth installment of the UNI Diplomat Series will feature Rev. Shoken Winecoff speaking on "Diplomacy and Religion.” Winecoff is the founder and abbot of Ryumonji Zen Monastery. He is a Dharma heir of the late Dainin Katagiri Roshi, founder of the Minnesota Zen Meditation Center in Minneapolis and practiced with Katagiri Roshi from 1976 until Katagiri Roshi’s death in 1990. Shoken Roshi also received formal training in Japan from 1989 to 1992. Since that time he has devoted himself to establishing a Soto Zen monastery in the Midwest. Ryumonji Zen Monastery was founded in the year 2000 when land was donated in northeast Iowa. Since then four monastery buildings have been constructed in the ancient tradition of Zen monasteries. Ryumonji conducts zazen meditation sittings which are open to the public and monthly weekend retreats (sesshins) for lay practitioners. It is also a training monastery for Zen priests in the Midwest. Faculty, staff, students and the community are welcome.
Jodi Eichler-Levine, visiting scholar, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and UNI faculty Stephen Gaies, Siegrun Wildner and Martha Reineke will discuss the complex ethics of teaching about Jews, Jewish history and culture, Judaism and the Holocaust. Sponsors include the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, the College of Education, the Center for Multicultural Education, the Department of Philosophy & World Religions, Women's and Gender Studies, and the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences.
"Breaking Bad" star RJ Mitte will speak in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by Campus Activities Board.