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ICE Raids and Community Well Being | Obermann Conversations

Researchers and nonprofit workers discuss the effects of ICE raids on the health and well-being of communities.

Obermann Conversation series is cosponsored by the Iowa City Public Library...

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#StillWithHer - Embedded in the Hillary Clinton Campaign | Barbara Kinney

Barbara Kinney, award-winning photojournalist and former White House photographer during the Clinton presidency became Hillary Clinton's campaign photographer during her 2016 presidential...

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Raising Anti-Racist White Kids: A Conversation for All of Us

Difficult conundrums exist when it comes to raising white children in a society that is one of the most racially diverse in the world, while also being full of racial inequity and injustice....

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Panel Discussion: Stories from the U.S.-Mexico Border and the State of Asylum Policy

Recorded by April 3, 2019

The UI Center for Human Rights and the Iowa City Catholic Worker House will host a panel discussion on recent events at the U.S. Mexico border and its implications...

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Disability Broadly Considered - Life of Tti ka me ge a

Recorded by April 2, 2019

Sarah Young Bear-Brown, whose Meskwaki name Tti ka mi ge a translates to “woman who stands along the edge of the river,” will discuss her life as a profoundly deaf...

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Local Disabilities Initiatives

Recorded March 27, 2019

In this Obermann Conversation, we’ll hear from activists representing various organizations about current projects that support, amplify, and advocate for people...

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Experiments in Career Diversity in the Humanities: A Working Symposium

Recorded by March 8, 2019

Across the country, leaders of PhD programs in the humanities face a conundrum. How can a department honor the subjects, methods, and practices of their...

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LIT Talks - Pete Buttigieg

Recorded March 4, 2019

The Iowa City Book Festival, in partnership with the Iowa City Public Library, will host a series of occasional events designed to bring the authors of books about...

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DNA Interest Group: Introduction to Epigenetics

Recorded by February 26, 2019

Presenter: Bryant McAllister

This program will define epigenetics, explore its mechanisms of action, and describe interesting epigenetic phenomena,...

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Multiple Pathways to Recovery: An Obermann Conversation about Addiction Research & Treatment Services

Recorded by Feb. 13 2019

Alcohol abuse caused more than 3 million deaths worldwide in 2016, according to the World Health Organization. Twenty-three and a half million Americans -- or...

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