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Exhibits, Films and Lectures Calendar

Thursday, December 8, 2016 -
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

"Moving Words" is a collaboration between youth in the Waterloo Writing Project, Shuaib Meacham's hip-hop literacy group, The Truth and UNI art students. The project encourages all participants to reflect on the importance of community and citizenship while also acknowledging and celebrating the similarities and differences between each of our experiences through creative lenses. Waterloo Writing Project students will use ideas generated through shared journal exercises between all students as inspiration to write creative written works that will be passed on to 3D Concepts students who will, through the support of the UNI Digital Media Hub, create short, stop-motion films based on the writers' works. The Truth musicians will then use the written works and the films to create a soundtrack that will be layered on to each film. This semester-long collaboration will culminate in a public movie premiere (complete with a red carpet!) at the Waterloo Center for the Arts where the community is invited to celebrate alongside these writers, musicians and artists and see the films they created together projected on the "big screen". A panel discussion with all of the artists will follow the screening.

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Stephanie R. Logan, curriculum and instruction, is the presener for this forum. She is a former elementary school teacher and elementary and middle school counselor. She will be speaking on her experiences in teaching and how intersectionality has affected them.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Julie Husband, Languages and Literatures, will present “Frederick Douglass’s Oratory and Political Leadership.” The event is free and open to the public.

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Catherine H. Palczewski, communication studies, is the presenter for this forum. Her lecture will reflect on the activism of the women who fought for the right to vote.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Catherine McGillivray, Languages and Literatures, will present “From ‘Talking Cure’ to ‘Gender as a Soft Assembly’:  A Brief History of the Contributions of Women to Psychoanalysis.” The event is free and open to the public.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:00 pm

The winner of the "UNI Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender" will present their research.

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Distinguished visiting filmmaker Abigail Disney will screen her film 'The Armor of Light' followed by discussion.

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