Writing

Friday, September 30, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Iowa City Public Library

International Writing Program Fall Residents Tetiana Troitskaya (Ukraine), Galit Dahan Carlibach (Israel), Henrikka Tavi (Finland), and Yusi Avianto Pareanom (Indonesia) will discuss the limits... Read more

Friday, September 30, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House

IWP Fall Residents Christine Yohannes (Ethiopia) and Obari Gomba (Nigeria) will read from their works. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Christine... Read more

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:00pm to Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 12:00pm
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Iowa City Theater Building

No Shame Theatre provides everyone the opportunity to express themselves in a non-judgmental environment while providing entertainment for those who just want to watch. None shall be discriminated... Read more

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Theater Building of the University of Iowa

No Shame Theater Iowa City's 30th Anniversary Show! See the best skits, poems, monologues, and general amazingness from 1986 to 2016!

Theater B of the Theater Building

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Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

Andrea Wulf discusses her latest book, The Invention of Nature. 

The Invention of Nature reveals the extraordinary... Read more

Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Art Building West

The author of the acclaimed book The Empathy Exams, Leslie Jamison collection of visceral and revealing essays asked essential questions about our basic understanding of others: How can we feel... Read more

Friday, October 7, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Iowa City Public Library

International Writing Program Fall Residents Obari Gomba (Nigeria), Odeh Bisharat (Israel), Akhil Katyal (India), and Carlos Patino Pereda (Venezuela) will discuss how their political landscape... Read more

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
Macbride Hall

A reading in honor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson, on the event of her retirement from teaching at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and her receipt of the Library of Congress... Read more

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Visual Arts Building

Amanda Visconti (Purdue University) is the creator of the award-winning Infinite Ulysses.  We will be discussing this innovative dissertation project... Read more

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:20pm
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building

Shenaz Patel presents:

Lonbraz Kann
(dir. David Constantin; Belgium, 2014) [88 min] 

IWP Fall Resident Mortada Gzar will also be presenting short films he directed.

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Friday, October 14, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Iowa City Public Library

International Writing Program Fall Residents Henslie Rahn Solorzano (Venezuela), Mara Genshcel (Germany), Chen Ko Hua (Taiwan), Lee Chae Won (South Korea), and Christine Yohannes (Ethiopia) will... Read more

Friday, October 14, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House

IWP Fall Residents Amanah Mustafi (Singapore) and Wasi Ahmed (Bangladesh) will read from their works. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Amanah Mustafi... Read more

Sunday, October 16, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Come to hear and meet writers from all over the world! This Sunday, IWP Fall Residents Vladimir Poleganov (Bulgaria), Tse Hao Guang (Singapore), and Iramcema Drew (USA), a student from the UI... Read more

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

Author and scholar Kevin Birmingham will receive the 2016 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in Memory of Newton Arvin, for his book, The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's... Read more

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:20pm
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building

Stephanos Stephanides presents:

Poets in No Man's Land

(dir. Stephanos Stephanides & Stephen Nugent; Cyprus; 2012) [22 mins]

Mariano Teconi Blanco presents:

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 8:00pm
Main Library

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove will read from her work on Thursday, October 20th, at 8pm at Shambaugh Auditorium at the UI Main Library. She will visit as the Jonathan C. Goldsmith Visiting... Read more

Friday, October 21, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Iowa City Public Library

International Writing Program Fall Residents zp Dala (South Africa), Zhou Jianing (China), Eros Atalia (Philippines), Shibasaki Tomoka (Japan) and Wasi Ahmed (Bangladesh) will discuss what are the... Read more

Friday, October 21, 2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Becker Communication Studies Building

Nick Sousanis (San Francisco State University) is the creator of the comics dissertation Unflattening, which has been published by Harvard... Read more

Friday, October 21, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House

IWP Fall Residents Zhou Jianing (China) and Lee Chae Won (South Korea) will read from their works. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Zhou Jianing (... Read more

Sunday, October 23, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Come to hear and meet writers from all over the world! This Sunday, IWP Fall Residents Legodile Seganabeng (Botswana), Virginia Ng (Hong Kong), and Guadalupe Flores (USA), a student from the UI... Read more

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