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Executive Vice President and Provost

Screening of 'The Good Lie'

"The Good Lie" (2014) tells the story of four of the 20,000 “Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan” who walked thousands of miles to find refuge from the Second Sudanese Civil War and who eventually resettled in the United Staes.

This film screening has been organized by UNI RISE (Refugee Support and Empowerment) and the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education. The event is free and open to the public.

"Dr. Seuss Wants You" and "Facing Prejudice"

The seventh annual collaboration begtween the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Educaiton and the Grout Museum District is bringing two exhibits to the Grout Museum of History and Science. "Dr. Seuss Wants You," highlighting the political cartoons of Dr. Seuss that warned Americans of the growing threat of Nazi Germany, and "Facing Prejudice," which encourages viewers to examine, in a constructive, non-threatening way, the complexities of prejudice and stereotypes that reside in all of us.

Joseph Scapellato fiction reading

Joseph Scapellato will give a public reading from his book of short stories "Big Lonesome." Reinventing a great American tradition through an absurdist, discerning eye, Scapellato uses these stories to conjure worlds, themes and characters who are at once unquestionably familiar and undeniably strange. "Big Lonesome" navigates through the American West—from the Old West to the modern-day West to the Midwest, from cowboys to mythical creatures to everything in between—exploring place, myth, masculinity and what it means to be whole or to be broken.

The Sigma Tau Delta Lecture

Jeremy Schraffenberger, poet and editor of "The North American Review,"  has been selected by Omega Rho to give this year's Sigma Tau Delta Lecture. The title of the lecture is "How Poetry Will Save Your Life." The lecture is sponsored by the Omega Rho (UNI) chapter of the International English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta. All are welcome.

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