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Fall 2022 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Images of America

In this final panel discussion, IWP's 2022 Fall Residency writers discuss their experiences in Iowa, the U.S., the Residency, and the University of Iowa campus. This is always a great...

Books and Writing International Writing Program

Fall 2022 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Writing the Not-Self

A conversation between four IWP 2022 Fall Residency writers on the theme of "In Translation."

About the authors:

Safinah Danish Elahi (fiction writer, poet; Pakistan) is...

Books and Writing International Writing Program, Iowa City Book Festival

Fall 2022 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: In Translation

A conversation between four IWP 2022 Fall Residency writers on the theme of "In Translation."

About the authors:

Pavla Horáková (novelist, nonfiction writer, journalist,...

Books and Writing International Writing Program

Fall 2022 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Migrants as Readers

A conversation between four IWP 2022 Fall Residency writers on the theme of "Migrants as Readers."

About the authors:

David Anuar (poet, essayist, editor, translator;...

Books and Writing International Writing Program

Fall 2022 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Specter of Professionalism

A conversation between four IWP 2022 Fall Residency writers on the theme of "The Specter of Professionalization."

About the authors:

Kang Byoung Yoong (fiction writer,...

Books and Writing International Writing Program

Fall 2022 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Cultures in Conflict

A conversation between three IWP 2022 Fall Residency writers on the theme of "Cultures in Conflict: What Is the Writer's Place?"

Zaza Muchemwa (poet, playwright, arts...

Books and Writing International Writing Program

The Impact of Schools on Mental Health | An Obermann Conversation

Schools play a crucial role in young people's mental health, something that became extremely clear during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the CDC, in 2021, 37% of high school students...

Current Issues and Politics Obermann Conversations

Labor Trafficking: A Brief Overview | Iowa City Public Library

Lauren Wilson graduated with her MA in Global Health from Arizona State University in 2021 where her research and advocacy focused on human trafficking. She will provide an introductory lecture on...

Current Issues and Politics

To-Do Apps and Websites | Virtual Class for Adults with Iowa City Public Library

Do you love organization and thrive on planners, calendars, and checklists? Or could your current method of scattered notes and vague memories use some help?

Join us to learn about some of...

Technology Classes for Adults

Prairie Plants for Perennial Gardens with Iowa City Superintendent of Parks & Forestry

Guest Tyler Baird, IC Superintendent of Parks & Forestry, will highlight the role native prairie plants can play in a perennial garden. Benefits of prairie natives will be discussed along with...

Gardening, Nature, and Home