EveDEI Events

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BUILD: Fostering Your CQ Framework

Thursday, February 2, 2023 9:00am to 12:00pm
University Capitol Centre
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. To get session details and register for UI campus courses, log...

Grad DEI Virtual Conversation Series

Thursday, February 2, 2023 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Virtual
Join us for the Grad DEI Virtual Conversation Series this February via Zoom as we host virtual conversation spaces with alumna Dr. DaVida Anderson and Dr. Laila McCloud, co-founders and board members of the Strong Sister, Silly Sister program.
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WorldCanvass: Stanley Museum of Art

Thursday, February 2, 2023 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join us for WorldCanvass on Feb. 2 at the UI Stanley Museum of Art as we talk about the museum’s new home and new vision.
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BUILD: Beyond the Numbers

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 9:00am to 12:00pm
University Capitol Centre
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. To get session details and register for UI campus courses, log...
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LGBTQ Safe Zone: Phase II

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. To get session details and register for UI campus courses, log in to UI Employee Self Service, select "My Career” then “My Training" to be rerouted to the Learning and Development portal. Click on the “Enroll in Courses” tab. Then use the search fields to find the desired sessions...
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Life in Iowa and ISSE Weekly Coffee Hour

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 3:30pm to 4:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Starting Jan. 18, Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre).
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Study Abroad Information Session: Germany

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Virtual
Learn about fall, spring, summer, or academic year study abroad programs in Germany to improve fluency in the German language while taking classes with both local and international students.
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DK Nnuro book reading: "What Napoleon Could Not Do"

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
Derek (DK) Nnuro will read from his debut novel, What Napoleon Could Not Do, followed by a conversation with esteemed poet and educator Tameka Cage Conley about the book and its themes. What Napoleon Could Not Do is a gripping novel in which America is seen through the eyes and ambitions of three characters with ties to Africa.  Derek (DK) Nnuro is a Ghanaian-born writer and is a graduate of Johns Hopkins and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has taught novel writing at the University of Iowa and...
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Social Justice Reading Group

Thursday, February 9, 2023 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Organized by the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Center for Teaching, the Social Justice Reading Group aims to promote equity and inclusion by providing UI instructors with the foundational theoretical and pedagogical frameworks and inclusive practices for integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom. Utilizing Zoom and ICON, participants will attend a monthly session to engage in critical conversations with their colleagues about the readings and practice...
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February 9-11: Racial Reckoning through Comics

Thursday, February 9 6:30pm to Saturday, February 11, 2023 6:00pm
Iowa City Public Library/UI Obermann Center
For the next "Racial Reckoning Through Comics" event, we will engage in conversation with artists MariNaomi and Joe Sacco as well as scholars Candida Rifkind, Jorge Santos, and José Alaniz to discuss how colonial dynamics are involved in racialization processes. From the global to the local, from international conflicts to the everyday life in times of peace, our artists’ stories and our scholars’ analyses will explore how the grammar of comics can imagine, write, and draw anti-racist and anti...