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9:00 am

Latina/o/x Citizenship and National Belonging (Sawyer Seminar Symposium)

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St.
Iowa City, 52240 United States

For this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will address the ways Latina/o/x communities are integrated into and respond to dominant U.S. political and cultural social practices. Speakers will provide a strong historical foundation, attend to political processes, and draw...

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6:00 pm

Night at the Museum

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History, 39-53 East Jefferson Street
Iowa City, IA United States

Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH...

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7:00 pm

Benjamin Percy

November 8 @ 7:00 pm

Benjamin Percy will read from Suicide Woods, published by Graywolf Press.  "An addictive mix of gritty crime fiction and otherworldly horror. . . . Percy's prose is exacting, finely tuning the atmospherics that give the collection such an eerie overall feeling. . . . Suicide Woods is a testament to Percy's skill as a writer. He takes no...

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9:00 pm

Pert Near Sandstone & Kind Country

November 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
$15 – $20

Pert Near Sandstone first gathered around a microphone in a Minneapolis basement to record their debut album more than a decade ago and since that time, they have cemented their status as linchpins of the Midwestern acoustic scene with energized interpretations of the traditional olde tyme sound Kind music for kind people. Kind Country is a Minneapolis...

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