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Teach For America Equity Talks: Gender Equity, Identity, and Education

Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Virtual
Unwritten rules about gender conformity are pervasive in our society, and especially in our schools which should function as inclusive, safe, and brave spaces for students. Policies and guidelines that support gender expansive individuals are few and far between, and the lack of such protections can dramatically impact our environment and experiences. Join Teach For America and LGTBQ+ thought leaders Kezia Gilyard, Dr. Wren Walker Robbins, and Jesse Holzman, for a live event where we’ll examine…
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Queer Latinidad

Monday, October 4, 2021 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Join us in collaboration with the Pride Alliance Center for our annual Queer Latinidad event taking place in the Iowa Memorial Union in room 337 at 6pm on Monday, October 4TH. MASKS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.  If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Isabela Flores at isabela-flores@uiowa.edu. 
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Lina Meruane | Reading at the Public Library

Monday, October 4, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Iowa City Public Library

VIRTUAL All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 : 12 – 4 pm - VIRTUAL FAIR This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Register in Handshake!
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Lina Meruane | Reading in English and Q&A

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Shambaugh House
This event will be held in English
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José Donoso Series with Lina Meruane

Thursday, October 7, 2021 11:00am to 12:00pm
Phillips Hall
Conversation between Lina Meruane and MFA in Spanish Creative Writing Students. This event will be held in Spanish.
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Al Ritmo

Saturday, October 9, 2021 7:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Come celebrate with the Association of Latinos Moving Ahead as they put together their annual Al Ritmo event. A night filled with great food, amazing performances, and a groovy baile. MASKS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.  If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Isabela Flores at isabela-flores@uiowa.edu. 
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Indigenous People’s Day

Monday, October 11, 2021 11:00am to 2:30pm
University of Iowa Pentacrest
We celebrate and recognize the people who first called this land their home.  Join us in celebration of Indigenous People’s Day on Monday, October 11th at the Pentacrest from 11am – 2:30pm. MASKS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.  If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Isabela Flores at isabela-flores@uiowa.edu
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Stanley Reads Book Club - Fall 2021

Monday, October 18, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living…
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Wild Bill’s Library Workshop: Research, Ethics, Citations, and Not Getting In Trouble

Thursday, October 21, 2021 3:30pm to 4:30pm
North Hall
Learn “How to Library” from a friendly UI librarian! Dan Gall, the UI Librarian for Social Work & Distance Education, takes time to help you understand the myriad resources (and people) available at the UI to help you find the information you need. From finding the right books and how to check them out, to research concepts, ethics, and citations, Dan is your personal guide to the UI Libraries system. Open to all students, regardless of major. Sessions meet in Wild Bill’s (321 North Hall)…
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Stanley Reads Book Club - Fall 2021

Monday, November 15, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living…

Latin Jazz Ensemble

Monday, November 15, 2021 7:30pm
Voxman Music Building
Latin Jazz Ensemble
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Economic Development as Social Justice — An Obermann Conversation

Thursday, December 2, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
This summer, a new Story Map of Black-owned businesses in Johnson County was created. It connects users to a rich and ever-growing directory of businesses and entrepreneurs in the eastern Iowa corridor and challenges us to understand the connection between economic opportunities and social justice. Our speakers will help us understand historic barriers faced by BIPOC people interested in starting a business, and why tearing down these barriers matters to all of us. Speakers: Daria Fisher Page…

Letters from Cuba

Thursday, February 3, 2022 8:00pm
Theatre Building
Letters from Cuba By Maria Irene Fornes Directed by Natalie Villamonte Zito February 3, 4, 5 at 8:00 p.m. David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Building This production is pending licensing. Tickets: Tickets will be available through the Hancher Box Office. Additional information coming soon.

Letters from Cuba

Friday, February 4, 2022 8:00pm
Theatre Building
Letters from Cuba By Maria Irene Fornes Directed by Natalie Villamonte Zito February 3, 4, 5 at 8:00 p.m. David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Building This production is pending licensing. Tickets: Tickets will be available through the Hancher Box Office. Additional information coming soon.

Letters from Cuba

Saturday, February 5, 2022 8:00pm
Theatre Building
Letters from Cuba By Maria Irene Fornes Directed by Natalie Villamonte Zito February 3, 4, 5 at 8:00 p.m. David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Building This production is pending licensing. Tickets: Tickets will be available through the Hancher Box Office. Additional information coming soon.

Spring Break: Puerto Rican Theme Meal

Thursday, March 10, 2022 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for a Spring Break: Puerto Rican Theme Meal! Happening in the following places: Catlett Market Place, Burge Market Place, Hillcrest Market Place.
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