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2021 Graduate Institute on Engagement & the Academy

The 2021 Institute will meet virtually on January 11–14. he Obermann Graduate Institute is a 3 1/2-day interdisciplinary institute in which UI graduate students from across campus and at any point in their graduate studies explore how public engagement can enhance teaching, research, and creative work.

Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Career Diversity Summer Workshop

APPLICATION DUE: Saturday, October 31, 2020 Launched in 2015 as an initiative of the Humanities Without Walls (HWW) consortium, this annual workshop welcomes thirty participants each summer from higher education institutions across the United States. HWW Summer Workshop Fellows work in…

Putting the Humanities PhD to Work: A conversation with Katina Rogers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBVZIIMPTw0 September 16, 2020 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CDT | Zoom — In her new book, Putting the Humanities PhD to Work (Duke University Press, 2020), Katina Rogers invites readers to build a university that is truly worth fighting for…

The African American Museum of Iowa’s Virtual Writing Project gathers stories about 21st century activism

Think about current events taking place in our nation and our state. What does present day activism look like to you? What different types of activism have you seen and practiced in recent weeks or months? The Virtual Writing Project…