College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences

Outdoor Concert Series: UNI Jazz Combos & Jazz Band Three

Under the direction of jazz faculty artists and graduate students, UNI Jazz Combos and Jazz Band Three will present a shared outdoor spring concert. The bands will set up and play on the concrete east of West Gym, with socially-distanced audience markings on the grass field between West Gym and the Campanile. Bring a chair or blanket, wear your mask and enjoy! Concert will happen weather permitting.

Humanizing Statistics -> Alienation Installations @UNI Interpreters Theatre

Humanizing Statistics -> Alienation Installations: A Performance & Social Change Walk-Through Experience, hosted at UNI Interpreters Theatre

In a 20-minute walk-through experience, you will enter into 4 utopic and dystopic worlds where the statistics we cite become more than numbers... they become human. You will encounter video projections, art installations, and arguments about the world interpreted by you. Join us for a social-distanced museum experience you wont forget!

Tuesday 4/27 330-600PM at UNI Interpreters Theatre, Lang Hall 040

Appointments at 330, 4, 430, 5, and 530. Reserve your FREE social-distanced spot on Eventbrite:
or show up & we'll do our best to get you in!

**It takes only 20 minutes** Show up a couple minutes before your reservation.

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Gather to Grow w/ Interpreters Theatre: A Cedar Valley Storycircle Project

Gather to Grow in the Interpreters Theatre is an opportunity for students at UNI to grow together through shared experience.

When: Thursday, April 15
7:00pm-8:30pm CST
Where: This event is via Zoom. Register on Eventbrite:
***To ensure a meaningful experience, registration is limited to 20 people.
***This event is in collaboration with UNI Imagining America’s Gather to Grow Project.

What: Gather to Grow in the Interpreters Theatre is an opportunity for students at UNI to grow together through shared experiences telling and listening to personal stories. At the event, you will receive three story prompts and then you will be invited to tell your own story, without interruption, and in turn carefully listen to the stories of others in the circle. 

An Evening With Martín Espada

Join acclaimed Puerto Rican poet Martín Espada for a reading from his new collection of poems, Floaters, co-sponsored by the North American Review and the Department of Languages & Literatures at the University of Northern Iowa. NAR editor and UNI Professor of English Jeremy Schraffenberger will moderate.

Martín Espada has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist, and translator, including Vivas to Those Who Have Failed, The Trouble Ball, Alabanza and Pulitzer finalist The Republic of Poetry. His many honors include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award, an Academy of American Poets Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Born in Brooklyn, he now teaches at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.