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Final Thursday Reading Series featuring J. D. Schraffenberger

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring J. D. Schraffenberger

Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

See regional authors and share your own work. 7:00: creative writing open mic.  7:30: featured reading by J. D. Schraffenberger 

Schraffenberger is the author of the recent poetry chapbook, American Sad (Main Street Rag), which Dan O’Brien describes as “deeply moving, unnerving, provocative, darkly comic, and thoroughly recognizable.” His other poetry collections include The Waxen Poor and Saint Joe’s Passion. Schraffenberger is an editor of the North American Review and a professor of English at the University of Northern Iowa.

Can’t make it in person? Register for a Zoom link for the 7:30 featured readings at https://uni.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpduysrT0uG9St_jVB6kUNS-C5XWvjP6DH

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts, 301 W. Seerley Blvd. and online (via Zoom)

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series—Spring 2024

CAB Event - Rodeo Night

CAB Event - Rodeo Night

Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Time to put on your boots, kick up your heels, and mosey on over to Maucker Union. It’s country night! We will have food, mechanical bull-riding, western-themed games, crafts, and line dancing lessons. Can we get a big Yee Haw?

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: unicab@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Registration

Faculty Recital: “Holy!”

Faculty Recital: “Holy!”

Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 8:00 pm

This faculty recital will feature Randall Harlow, organ; Ann Bradfield, saxophone; Matt Andreini, percussion; John Wiles, directing students from UNI choirs; and the world premiere of the work "MacDougal Street" by Daniel Swilley. The program includes compositions by Henry Brant, JacobTV, Sofia Gubaidulina, Arvo Pärt and Elliot Sokolov, as well as archival readings by American beat writers William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsburg and Jack Kerouac. This concert is a live preview of an upcoming album "Holy!" featuring the UNI Jebe Hall organ. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Jebe Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Click here for School of Music event information.

Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 9:00 pm to 9:45 pm

View the evening sky at the UNI Observatory.   Constellations and other interesting objects in the night sky will be pointed out, and objects may also be viewed through the UNI telescope.  Meet before 9 PM outside of MSH 137, near the polar bear.  The event starts promptly and there is no admission for late arrivals.  Electronic devices, such as cameras, smart phones, etc, must not be used during the show.  No food, or drink is allowed.  This event is free and open to the public.  

Location: 137 Mccollum science hall

Contact Information

Name: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: EES Observatory

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