Obermann Conversations

Part of an informal speaker series held by the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies that are held in various locations around Iowa City. Once per month during fall and spring semesters, the Conversations feature the work of UI faculty and research staff, often in conversation with a thought leader from our community. Learning from each other and delighting in the combined knowledge of academics and practitioners are the goals of this program.

Upcoming events

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 9:00am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature...