Writing

Friday, August 26, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House

Carlos Patiño Pereda (Venezuela), Ruel Johnson (Guyana), and Mariano Tenconi Blanco (Argentina) will read from their works. Refreshments will be served. 

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Each Sunday during the Fall Residency, The International Writing Program hosts a reading with one of the residents and a graduate student from a writing program on campus. 

Monday, August 29, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library

Please attend the SHAKESPEARE AT IOWA kick-off event celebrating the arrival of Shakespeare's First Folio in Iowa.

This rare book, printed in... Read more

Monday, August 29, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library

This lecture will give a thorough overview of Shakespeares' First Folio and its significance. UI English faculty Adam Hooks will answer questions such as, "What is the First Folio?" and "Why is it... Read more

Friday, September 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House

Vivek Shanbhag (India), Eros Atalia (Phillippines), Subodh Sarkar (India) will read from their works. Refreshments will be served. 

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Writers’ Workshop graduate Whitney Terrell will read from his novel, The Good Lieutenant.  “With The Good Lieutenant, Terrell has unwound the myths of one of our most encrusted literary forms―the... Read more

Friday, September 9, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House

IWP Fall Residents Chen Ko Hua (Taiwan) and Shibasaki Tomoka (Japan) will read from their works. Refreshments will be served. 

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 11:00am to Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 12:00am
Iowa City Farmers Market

This event is part of SHAKESPEARE AT IOWA (Aug. 29—Dec. 30), a celebration hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries. 

Join us with the Iowa... Read more

Thursday, September 15, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Cornell College

This event is part of SHAKESPEARE AT IOWA (August 29 - December 30), a celebration hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries. 

 

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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
Dey House

Novelist and short story writer NoViolet Bulawayo will read from her work on Thursday, September 15, at 8pm, at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. 

NoViolet Bulawayo is the author of the novel, We... Read more

Sunday, September 18, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library

Come celebrate the art of book making and other Shakespearean delights, featuring a lively cast of actors, artists, scholars, book makers, and fencers. Roll up your sleeves for book art fun with... Read more

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library

Join Cervantes scholar Ana Rodriguez (Spanish & Portuguese, CLAS) and Shakepeare scholar Blaine Greteman (English, CLAS) for a lively conversation about the relevancy of these two authors who... Read more

Thursday, September 22, 2016 -
5:30am to 6:30am
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

"Dr. Helkiah Crooke (1576–1648): The Historical and Literary Legacy of an Early Modern Physician" 

Helkiah Crooke wrote the first comprehensive English anatomy manual. His book,... Read more

Friday, September 23, 2016 -
2:00pm to 7:00pm
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TBA

“Hawkeye Shakespeare” is a weekend workshop and an ongoing project supported by the Folger Shakespeare Library’s NEH-funded program “Teaching Shakespeare to Undergraduates.”

This initiative... Read more

Friday, September 23, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
TBD

The public is invited to attend this keynote address by Sarah Werner, who worked with the Folger Shakespeare Library for nearly a decade, first as Undergraduate Program Director and then as... Read more

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:15pm
Dey House

Ida Beam Visiting Professor Janine di Giovanni will give a reading from her work on Tuesday, 9/27, at 8:15 pm at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, in a... 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

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 8:00pm
Dey House

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove will read from her work on Thursday, October 20th, at 8pm at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She will visit as the Jonathan C. Goldsmith Visiting Author for 2016–... Read more

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library

This event is part of SHAKESPEARE AT IOWA (August 29 - December 30), a celebration hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries. 

Join Blaine... Read more

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 8:00pm
Dey House

Poet and Ida Beam Visiting Professor D.A. Powell will read from his work on Thursday, November 10, at 8pm, at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. 

D. A. Powell is the author of five books of poetry... Read more

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