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An Evening with Joe Sacco

Thursday, February 9, 2023 6:30pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Join us in conversation with journalist, comics artist, and Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Joe Sacco, (Safe Area Gorazde, Paying the Land) interviewed by Rachel Williams for a talk about race, war, identity but also about his personal creative process and the art of comics.  This is part of a three-day event devoted to "Drawing Panels and Crossing Borders: Negotiating Self and Other in Comics" with MariNaomi, Candida Rifkind, Jorge Santos, and Jose Alaniz. Organized by the...

A Skier, a Kicker, and an Avatar Walk Into a Bar… Where the NCAA went wrong on NIL

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
In the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s new name, image and likeness era, Jeremy Bloom, a college football star and Olympic skier, has largely been forgotten. But it was Bloom’s plea for common sense relief from NCAA amateurism rules 20 years ago that first put the organization at an NIL crossroads that ultimately led to a series of strategic wrong turns and have left the NCAA begging Congress for relief from its missteps. University of Iowa professor Dan Matheson, a former NCAA...
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