College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Jesse Swan

Jesse Swan is a Professor of English in UNI’s Department of Languages & Literatures. After many years of writing and publishing literary history and criticism, he has recently turned to poetry, and his work has appeared as part of the Telepoem Booth project.

The in-person creative writing open mic begins at 7:00. Jesse Swan takes the stage at 7:30. His featured reading will also be live Zoomcast. Get the link at www.finalthursdaypress.com.

“2022 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition”

Opening Reception: 5 p.m., Wed., Jan. 26, Kamerick Art Building (KAB) south lobby. The exhibition is a formal presentation of recent accomplishments by the faculty in the UNI Department of Art and includes painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, photography, video, mixed media, and installation art as well as art history scholarship. All events are free and open to the public. We encourage the wearing of masks and social-distancing while in the Gallery. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and by appointment.

"Too Bright for Our Infirm Delight"

In the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room. A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by Art History instructor Josh Hainy and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor featuring female-identifying artists, indigenous artists, and artists of color such as Dawoud Bey, Russell T. Gordon, Marion Greenwood, Lee Krasner, Doña Rosa (or Rosa Real Mateo de Nieto), Melanie Walker, Marguerite Wildenhain, and Betty Woodman. All events are free and open to the public. We encourage the wearing of masks and social-distancing while in the Gallery. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and by appointment.

Guest Artist Recital: Zoran Jakovcic, viola

Visiting artist Zoran Jakovcic will present a viola recital featuring faculty artist Julia Bullard and other members of the UNI string studios. A native of Croatia, Jakovcic made his solo orchestral debut as winner of the National Competition in Zagreb. He has performed in recital and as soloist with orchestras in Europe, Japan, China, and the US. Mr. Jakovcic was first violinist of the Essex Quartet (1988-98), winner of numerous competitions and awards with residences at Juilliard, Yale, Rutgers, Meadowmount, Banff and Aspen. This event is free and open to the public.