Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Iowa Meteorites | Summer Reading Program 2019

What do the Iowa communities of Lone Tree, Amana, Marion, Forest City, Mapleton, Alvord, and Estherville have in common? Meteorites! Dr. Ray Anderson, Adjunct Professor in the UI Earth and...

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Clustering DNA Relatives into Family Lines | DNA Interest Group

The various DNA testing companies offer a variety of tools for revealing clusters of DNA relatives. Whether viewing “shared” or “in common with” matches, or using advanced clustering tools such as...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Meteor Craters of Iowa | Adult Summer Reading Program 2019

Did you know that there are two huge meteor craters right here in Iowa? Dr. Ray Anderson, Adjunct Professor, UI Earth & Environmental Studies Department, will discuss what happened 74 million...

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DNA Interest Group: Case Study - Using atDNA to Find a German Hometown

Presenter: Ute Brandenburg

Analysis of autosomal DNA matches can provide added evidence when traditional sources are insufficient. This case study will demonstrate how I use DNA in...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies DNA Interest Group

Eugenic Depictions of Feeblemindedness on Screen and in the Music

Recorded By March 26, 2019

Andrew Tubbs, a graduate student in musicology at the University of Iowa, will discuss how some early 20th century music and movies reinforced the eugenics...

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Poetry Month: Poems from the Teachers

Reading Aloud from the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center share poems by University of Iowa Writers Workshop teachers from the past

Recorded on April 26, 2018 at the Iowa City Public...

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Obermann Conversations: Bridging Cultures through the Arts

A conversation with Lisa Schlesinger, Associate Professor, UI Dept of Theatre Arts and Hancher guest artist Jazz Trumpeter and Composer Amir ElSaffar about projects that bridge difficult cultural...

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Intellectual Freedom Festival: Political Poems - The Power of Words

Reading Aloud, the Senior Center-based poetry-reading group, presents a program of political poetry. The poems deal with many political issues – censorship, war, slavery – with particular focus on...

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Art to Go at Iowa City Public Library

Need a little color on your wall? Borrow some art from ICPL's Art to Go collection.

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Eleventh Hour: Transcendence - Overcoming Adversity in Beethoven and T.S. Eliot

The MusicIC Festival, in partnership with the Iowa Summer Writing Festival (ISWF), presents a special "Eleventh Hour" that explores the connections between Beethoven's Op. 132...

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