Obermman Conversations

Obermann Conversations: Domestic Stories

How have relationships between domestic workers and employees changed over time, including around issues of race and gender? What are issues of pay injustice that have been true in the past and...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies Obermman Conversations

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...

Current Issues and Politics Obermman Conversations

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...

Current Issues and Politics Obermman Conversations

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...

Current Issues and Politics Obermman Conversations

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...

Current Issues and Politics Obermman Conversations

2018 Obermann conversation Photographing the Latina/o Experience in Iowa - Social Activism, Research, and Policy

Recorded November 7, 2018

 

Jeremy Swanston, Gerta Bardhoshi, Miriam Alarcon Avila, two University of Iowa scholars who have used PhotoVoice, a community-based participatory research...

Current Issues and Politics Obermman Conversations

Obermann Conversations Program: The U.S. / Mexico Border in Context.

Recorded by December 6, 2018

 

Lina-Maria Murillo, Rene Rocha, Kristy Nabhan-Warren, Yolanda Rivera 

Obermann Conversation about the current situation at the U.S. / Mexico...

Current Issues and Politics Obermman Conversations

2018 Obermann Conversation: Gerrymandering and Voter Rights

Recorded Oct. 25, 2018

How is voting restricted in our country in lawful ways? Political scientist Tracy Osborn, grassroots organizer Sharon Lake, and Andrew Bribriesco—president and legal...

Current Issues and Politics Obermman Conversations