Exhibits, Films and Lectures Calendar

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Set in the frigid tundra of Minnesota, "Fargo" is a dark crime comedy filled with colorful characters. Come join Film Appreciation Club in a screening of the homespun murder story!

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Thomas Connors, history department, will present "For the Fallen": Military Cemeteries of the Western Front. This event is in conjunction with the World War I: Lessons and Legacies exhibit.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Tim Kidd, physics, will present "Atomic Scale Control of Metal Films via Electronic Growth Modes."

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 7:00 pm

In black & white, Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil" is film-noir at its finest. Come join Film Appreciation Club in a screening of this crime classic!

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Jolene Zigarovich, Department of Languages and Literatures will present "Drugged Rapes, Tactile Flesh & 18th Century Fiction."

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 7:00 pm

When the pilot of an airliner suddenly falls ill, a man afraid to fly is thrust into the driver's seat. Hilarity ensues as the man must battle his own fear and the colorful passengers in order to land the plane safely. 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Simon Balto, assistant professor of African American history at the University of Iowa, presents "Occupied Territory: Policing Black America". He will go through the rise and fall of the Black Power movement to the Black Lives Matter movement and current tentions between Black communities and police. This lecture is part of the Phi Alpha Theta lecture series.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Celebrate Valentine's Day with this romantic drama centered around a renowned dressmaker and the strong-willed woman who enters his life. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Set in the slums of Rio, this film centers on two boys as they each set out on diverging paths that will ultimatley affect themselves and the relationship they share. Come join Film Appreciation Club in a screening of this international gem. 

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Planetarium. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; late arrivals will not be admitted. No cell phones, food or drink allowed.

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Fed up with the world he lives in, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. Come join Film Appreciation Club in a screening of this animated adventure classic!