Exhibits, Films and Lectures Calendar

Sunday, January 29, 2023 - 12:00 am to Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 11:59 pm

The second film in the 2023 UNI French Film Festival is the animated feature set during the Spanish Civil War, “Josep." Register to stream this film for free at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88. Find out about all the films in this year's series at https://chas.uni.edu/langlit/resources/2023-uni-french-film-festival

This series is sponsored by the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures with support of the UNI French Program Fund.  Albertine Cinémathèque (a program of FACE Foundation) and Villa Albertine, with support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Américain. Co-sponsored by the UNI Departments of Art, Communication & Media, Curriculum & Instruction, History, Philosophy & World Religions, Theatre, the Program in Women's & Gender Studies and the School of Music.

Monday, January 30, 2023 - 7:00 pm

It's the first discussion of the 2023 UNI French Film Festival! Join the converation of Les indes galantes / Gallantes Indies led by Elizabeth Zwanziger of the Department of Languages & Literatures and Korey Barrett of the School of Music. That discussion will take place in person at ScholarSpace in Rod Library (room 301), though you can also register to Zoom into the conversation at https://uni.zoom.us/j/96263533051?pwd=VHFYODFPbG16NzIyditNenZhaTZzdz09.

To stream Les indes galantes / Gallantes Indies, register for the festival at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 4:00 pm

Physics faculty members will give brief presentations describing their research activities.

Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 12:00 am to Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 11:59 pm

The third film in the 2023 UNI French Film Festival is the contemporary satire, “France.” Register to stream this film for free at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88. Find out about all the films in this year's series at https://chas.uni.edu/langlit/resources/2023-uni-french-film-festival

This series is sponsored by the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures with support of the UNI French Program Fund.  Albertine Cinémathèque (a program of FACE Foundation) and Villa Albertine, with support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Américain. Co-sponsored by the UNI Departments of Art, Communication & Media, Curriculum & Instruction, History, Philosophy & World Religions, Theatre, the Program in Women's & Gender Studies and the School of Music.

Monday, February 6, 2023 - 7:00 pm

It's the next first discussion of the 2023 UNI French Film Festival! Join the conversation of “Josep” led by Heather Jerónimo and Jim O’Loughlin of the Department of Languages & Literatures. That discussion will take place in person at ScholarSpace in Rod Library (room 301), though you can also register to Zoom into the conversation at https://uni.zoom.us/j/96263533051?pwd=VHFYODFPbG16NzIyditNenZhaTZzdz09.

To stream “Josep,” register for the festival at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 6:00 pm

The lecture will take place in KAB 111. A book signing and opening reception will follow. Sponsored in part by The North America Review. Selections from Taggart's book Séance are featured in the Fall 2022 issue of the North American Review, which has been housed at the University of Northern Iowa since 1969. This lecture is presented in association with the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition titled “Séance: Photographs by Shannon Taggart,” which runs January 17 – February 24, 2023 and is organized by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, in collaboration with the Pensacola Museum of Art.

Sunday, February 12, 2023 - 12:00 am to Saturday, February 18, 2023 - 11:59 pm

The fourth film in the 2023 UNI French Film Festival is the documentary, “Nous / We.” Register to stream this film for free at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88. Find out about all the films in this year's series at https://chas.uni.edu/langlit/resources/2023-uni-french-film-festival

This series is sponsored by the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures with support of the UNI French Program Fund.  Albertine Cinémathèque (a program of FACE Foundation) and Villa Albertine, with support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Américain. Co-sponsored by the UNI Departments of Art, Communication & Media, Curriculum & Instruction, History, Philosophy & World Religions, Theatre, the Program in Women's & Gender Studies and the School of Music.

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 7:00 pm

It's the next first discussion of the 2023 UNI French Film Festival! Join the conversation of “France” led by Dennis Conrad and Benjamin Godard of the Department of Languages & Literatures. That discussion will take place in person at ScholarSpace in Rod Library (room 301), though you can also register to Zoom into the conversation at https://uni.zoom.us/j/96263533051?pwd=VHFYODFPbG16NzIyditNenZhaTZzdz09.

To stream “France,” register for the festival at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

This talk is a Black History Month event and part of the Phi Alpha Theta lecture series, put on by the Department of History. Rev. Abraham Funchess, the pastor of Jubilee United Methodist Church and Director of the Waterloo Commission on Civil Rights, will present: "Freedom Rides:  The Creation and Development of the MLK Freedom Bus Tour".

The lecture will be held in Seerley Hall; we will announce the room location closer to the event. We encourage students, staff, and faculty to attend.

This event is also free and open to the public. 

Sunday, February 19, 2023 - 12:00 am to Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 11:59 pm

The fifth film in the 2023 UNI French Film Festival is the international drama, “Lingui, les liens sacrés / Lingui, the Sacred Bonds.” Register to stream this film for free at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88. Find out about all the films in this year's series at https://chas.uni.edu/langlit/resources/2023-uni-french-film-festival

This series is sponsored by the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures with support of the UNI French Program Fund.  Albertine Cinémathèque (a program of FACE Foundation) and Villa Albertine, with support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Américain. Co-sponsored by the UNI Departments of Art, Communication & Media, Curriculum & Instruction, History, Philosophy & World Religions, Theatre, the Program in Women's & Gender Studies and the School of Music.

Monday, February 20, 2023 - 7:00 pm

It's the next discussion of the 2023 UNI French Film Festival! Join the conversation of “Nous / We” led by Sheila Benson of the Department of Languages & Literatures and Francesca Soans of the Department of Communication & Media. That discussion will take place in person at ScholarSpace in Rod Library (room 301), though you can also register to Zoom into the conversation at https://uni.zoom.us/j/96263533051?pwd=VHFYODFPbG16NzIyditNenZhaTZzdz09.

To stream “Nous / We,” register for the festival at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Join the RRTTC in watching the adventures of Jen & Grant as they pledge to eat only salvaged food for a year in this eye-opening film! Learn how our food system works and how you can be a part of the solution to this growing problem. Dinner will be served along with the film!

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 5:00 pm

Join us as we learn about tackling food waste andhow we can be part of the solution in everyday living!

Did you know Americans throw away 40% of our food on average? Learn about our food system and ways we can go about chagning these numbers. Jen and Grant walk us through their life of living off of discarded food for 6 months, showing us how wasteful our food system is.

Sunday, February 26, 2023 - 12:00 am to Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 11:59 pm

Adapted from a novel by Honoré de Balzac, the final film in the 2023 UNI French Film Festival is “Illusions perdues / Lost Illusions.” Register to stream this film for free at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88. Find out about all the films in this year's series at https://chas.uni.edu/langlit/resources/2023-uni-french-film-festival

This series is sponsored by the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures with support of the UNI French Program Fund.  Albertine Cinémathèque (a program of FACE Foundation) and Villa Albertine, with support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Américain. Co-sponsored by the UNI Departments of Art, Communication & Media, Curriculum & Instruction, History, Philosophy & World Religions, Theatre, the Program in Women's & Gender Studies and the School of Music.

Monday, February 27, 2023 - 7:00 pm

It's the next discussion of the 2023 UNI French Film Festival! Join the conversation on “Lingui, les liens sacrés / Lingui, the Sacred Bonds” led by Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure of the Department of Languages & Literatures. That discussion will take place in person at ScholarSpace in Rod Library (room 301), though you can also register to Zoom into the conversation at https://uni.zoom.us/j/96263533051?pwd=VHFYODFPbG16NzIyditNenZhaTZzdz09.

To stream “Lingui, les liens sacrés / Lingui, the Sacred Bonds,” register for the festival at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88.

Monday, March 6, 2023 - 7:00 pm

It's the final discussion of the 2023 UNI French Film Festival! Join the conversation on “Illusions perdues / Lost Illusions” led by Grant Tracey and Jolene Zigarovich of the Department of Languages & Literatures. That discussion will take place in person at ScholarSpace in Rod Library (room 301), though you can also register to Zoom into the conversation at https://uni.zoom.us/j/96263533051?pwd=VHFYODFPbG16NzIyditNenZhaTZzdz09.

To mark this final discussion of this year’s series, French-inspired food will be served at this event.

To stream “Illusions perdues / Lost Illusions,” register for the festival at https://forms.gle/vitZCBpNdLUMf1y88.