Badges Without Borders: 120 Years of the Cross-Fertilization of U.S. Empire and Urban Policing

Friday, January 21, 2022 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
After police in Minneapolis killed George Floyd in 2020, a political uprising against police swept the country, and many observers labeled the often brutal police response “counterinsurgency.” But policing as counterinsurgency also preceded the uprisings. In this talk, Stuart Schrader will explain how police came to be central to counterinsurgency during the twentieth century. Further, the talk will analyze the global orientation of US police experts and how police have translated war-making...
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Starting & Sustaining a Writing Group — An Obermann Get It Done Workshop

Friday, February 4, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Those of us who write either by compulsion or necessity often yearn for a group of co-creators who will keep us company and hold us accountable. Writing groups seem like the answer to the often lonely work of crafting words. In this informal lunchtime session, Naomi Greyser will provide ideas for how to mindfully start a group and then sustain it—which can be trickier than it seems. Naomi is the head writing coach at the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. She is a faculty...
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EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Anne Frank (PT I)

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums explores current exhibition Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank through the Exhibition Spotlight program series in a special two-part virtual panel event. Pentacrest Museums Director of Education & Engagement, Carolina Kaufman will moderate discussion with panelists on a variety of related topics to share the story and legacy of Anne Frank and her impact on society. These sessions will illuminate how Frank's story has inspired new approaches...
EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Anne Frank (PT II) promotional image

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Anne Frank (PT II)

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums explores current exhibition Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank through the Exhibition Spotlight program series in a special two-part virtual panel event. Pentacrest Museums Director of Education & Engagement, Carolina Kaufman will moderate discussion with panelists on a variety of related topics to share the story and legacy of Anne Frank and her impact on society. These sessions will illuminate how Frank's story has inspired new approaches...
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