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

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 7:00pm


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...

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