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Iowa and Hollywood’s “Heartland”—The Imagined Publics and Politics of “Flyover” Country

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Virtual
Iowa and Hollywood’s “Heartland” The Imagined Publics and Politics of “Flyover” Country This talk examines the myth of the Midwest as “Heartland” and the value of this myth to the media industries and broader U.S. culture, particularly as it is energized and privileged as “white space” during election cycles and moments of cultural crisis or upheaval. How have Iowa and Iowans been particularly iconic of this myth? Following up on Heartland TV: Prime Time Television and the Struggle for U.S…
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College to Nonprofit Career Panel

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Virtual
Join nonprofit professionals in a variety of leadership positions as they discuss career paths and how interns and new graduates can set themselves apart when seeking positions in the nonprofit sector. The event will feature a Q&A period. This networking series is hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Collegiate Chapter at Iowa, which is a student organization open to all undergraduate and graduate students. AFPCC is sponsored by the UI Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership…
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Round Table Discussion on Underrepresentation in Sustainability

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Join the student-interns behind UI's Underrepresented Students in Sustainability program for this round table discussion on underrepresentation in sustainability. All students are welcomed to attend and share their thoughts on how underrepresentation affects the student experience in sustainability. Students will have a chance to speak among themselves, and staff from each university will be in attendance to hear and respond to your thoughts and ideas. The UI Office of Sustainability and the…
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Pre-Release Book Event for Distinguished Professor Meenakshi Gigi Durham

Friday, May 7, 2021 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Please join Prairie Lights and the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program for a special pre-release book event for distinguished professor Meenakshi Gigi Durham, who has served the program as interim director for the past year.   To join this virtual event, register here. Me Too: The Impact of Rape Culture in the Media, will be published in June 2021.  Catherine Rottenberg, University of Nottingham calls Durham's Me Too “An accessible and thorough interrogation of the media, rape culture, and MeToo…
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Journalism and Mass Communication Graduation Event

Friday, May 14, 2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication will be helping our graduating seniors celebrate their graduation by hosting an in-person, outdoor event.  If you are an SJMC major graduating this May, please be sure to sign-up for your spot!  For more information contact sjmc@uiowa.edu 
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