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Visiting Artists: That Day in September

Dreamwell Theatre presents a scene from That Day in September, a play by survivor Artie Van Why in remembrance of those who lost their lives on September 11.

September 2007

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Third Thursdays: New Possibilities for the Third Wave

Join Richard MacNeil, Professor in the Department of Leisure Studies, for a program about how to discover new passions in the third phase of your life. Among Dr. MacNeil's favorite leisure...

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis: German, European, and Middle Eastern Responses

A range of experts discuss the Syrian Refugee Crisis from multiple perspectives, with an emphasis on the challenges faced by Germany in accepting over 1 million refugees since 2015.

with...

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The Patriot Act

American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression

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The Great Eclipse of 2017

Brent Studer, Adjunct Professor of Astronomy at Kirkwood Community College, explains the circumstances under which eclipses occur and what you can do to be ready for next week's solar eclipse....

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The Cost of Success: Rap Music, Money, & Civics

A conversation between Dr. Michael Hill (UI English and African American Studies) and Andre Perry. From the moment that it appeared, rap music focused on money. Many commentators used this...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies, Current Issues and Politics

The Affordable Care Act: Is it Constitutional?

A panel discussion with Peter Damiano, Professor Sheldon Kurtz, Andrew Cannon.

Sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Johnson County and The Iowa City Public Library. Part of the League...

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Rapid Response History: Elephants and Hunters in Africa

James Giblin, University of Iowa Professor of History presents "Elephants and Hunters in Africa."

Rapid Response History is sponsored by the University of Iowa Department of History and the...

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Rapid Response History - Imagining Climate in the Age of Romanticism

University of Iowa English professor, Eric Gidal, presents "Imagining Climate in the Age of Romanticism."

Rapid Response History is sponsored by the University of Iowa Department of History...

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Rapid Response History - Biofuels in the US

Silvia Secchi, University of Iowa associate professor of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences presents "Liquid Gold or Fool's Gold? Biofuels in the US."

Rapid Response History is...

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