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National Experiments in Career Diversity: Humanities for the Public Good Working Symposium

March 8, 2019  | Iowa City Public Library | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Across the country, leaders of PhD programs in the humanities face a conundrum. How can a department honor the subjects, methods, and practices of their disciplines while…

Mentoring with Diverse Humanities Careers in Mind: ImaginePhD Workshop for UI Faculty, Graduate Students, and Staff

March 7, 2019 | Gerber Lounge, 3rd floor EPB | 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | ...with pizza! Across the country, humanities departments are designing more student-centered graduate programs. Many of those programs are re-envisioning the nature of mentoring as a more…

UI Awarded two grants from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation totaling $1.6 Million

One grant will bring exciting speakers to campus for a yearlong seminar on Latina/o/x identities and cultures; the other will create practice-based, cross-disciplinary opportunities for humanities graduate students interested in diverse careers. The University of Iowa (UI) Obermann Center for…