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Pandemics in the History of Northern Iowans

Pandemics in the History of Northern Iowans

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 10:00 am to Friday, November 20, 2020 - 10:00 pm

Pandemics in the History of Northern Iowans is Rod Library's newest collaborative display. Featuring influenza on campus documentation from 1918, historical household reminders for safe living and kindness sharing, and 21st-century artists' reflections of COVID-19. This display will be located in the Learning Commons through Friday, November 20.

Location: Rod Library Learning Commons

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Pandemics in the History of Northern Iowans

TheatreUNI Fall 2020 Virtual 10 Minute Plays

TheatreUNI Fall 2020 Virtual 10 Minute Plays

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:00 am to Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 12:00 am

The TheatreUNI DIrecting Class presents the Fall 2020 Virtual 10 Minute Plays. Join students from the Directing class for an evening (or morning or afternoon) of student directed short plays.

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, this semester the TheatreUNI 10 Minute Plays will be presented virtually. The plays are still free and open to the public, but in order to access the plays, audience members will have to request a ticket. There are limited tickets available to the public, in order to request one, please visit http://bit.ly/UNIFall20. The plays will be available for viewing Tuesday, November 17 through Sunday, November 22. Tickets will be sent out on Tuesday, November 17.

Location: Online

Contact Information

Name: Amy Osatinski
Email: amy.osatinski@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6369

Link to Event: Fall 2020 Virtual 10 Minute Plays

UNI Bookstore BuyBack

UNI Bookstore BuyBack

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:00 am to Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Get Cash for your books. Sell your used textbooks to the UNI Bookstore and recieve some extra cash for the holidays. 

Location: UNI Bookstore

Contact Information

Name: Alex Brandt
Email: alex.brandt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2665

Link to Event: UNI Bookstore Website

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Ralph Savarese

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Ralph Savarese

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Ralph James Savarese will take to FTRS’s Zoom stage to read from his latest work of poetry, When This is Over: Pandemic Poems, a collection of timely and insightful verse drawing on the experience of the pandemic.  His reading will be preceded by a Zoom open mic for creative writers.

One week early due to Thanksgiving, this FTRS reading will happen live, online via Zoom. The event is free but advance registration is required.  Please go to  https://uni.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_a9iUBydgRuuLadtZMMZ8LQ to register. You can join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device. 

Ralph James Savarese is a professor of English at Grinnell College. He is the author of See It Feelingly: Classic Novels, Autistic Readers,and theSchooling of a No-Good English Professor (Duke University Press) and a book of poetry, Republican Fathers (Nine Mile Press).

Open Mic will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by Ralph Savarese at 7:30. Attendees are invited to share their best five minutes of original poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. Send email to  jim.oloughlin@uni.edu prior to November 19 to sign up for open mic (limited slots available).

The Final Thursday Reading Series is a collaboration of Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts, the UNI College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences, and the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures.

Location: https://uni.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_a9iUBydgRuuLadtZMMZ8LQ

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2821

Link to Event: Advanced Registration

UNI Percussion Group Online Concert

UNI Percussion Group Online Concert

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 8:00 pm

Under the direction of percussion faculty Kramer Milan and Matthew Andreini, the UNI percussion ensembles will offer their fall concert online only. Please note: this event will be premiered on the School of Music YouTube channel at 8 p.m. CST on November 19. https://youtu.be/l86dkyRz4dg

Location: Online only

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Click here to watch.

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