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Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 12:00 am to Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 12:00 am

"Telling A People’s Story" is the first major museum exhibition devoted to the art found within the pages of African-American children’s picture books. The exhibition emphasizes the strength of the illustrations as visual narrative representations of the African-American experience.

This exhibit is in conjunction with the African American Children and Families Conference, UNI Museum, Dr. Sarah Montgomery, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, and education student Danielle Templeton are happy to present a traveling exhibit Telling A People's Story. Telling A People's Story is organized by the Miami University Art Museum through a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. This project is a collaboration with Rod Library, UNI Museum, HNI Corporation Instructional Resources and Technology Services (IRTS), Cedar Falls Public Library, UNI College of Education, and is also sponsored in part by the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau.

Location: Rod Library, Learning Commons

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Link to Event: Exhibit Dates and Locations

Surviving R Kelly Series and Panel

Surviving R Kelly Series and Panel

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Monday, March 11, 2019 - 8:00 pm

March 4,5, and 6: showing of series. March 11: Panel discussion.

Panelists: Kyla Ford, Cierra Robinson, Beverly Robinson and Lisa Ambrose.

For more information, contact robincah@uni.edu or naughtos@uni.edu

Location: CME

Contact Information

Name: Cierra Robinson
Email: robincah@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2250

Link to Event: NA

Guest Event: Hot Tamale Louie

Guest Event: Hot Tamale Louie

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm

At a time when immigration is much in the news, Professor John Rapson of the University of Iowa School of Music’s Jazz Studies Program has created a powerful multi-media performance piece about an early 20th-century immigrant whose story remains highly relevant today. “Hot Tamale Louie: The Story of Zarif Khan” will be performed by Rapson and a cast of musicians and actors. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

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