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University of Iowa Associate Professor of History Omar Valerio-Jim

Omar Valerio-Jimnez joined the University of Iowa Department of History in 2006. His first book, River of Hope: Forging Identity and Nation in the Rio Grande Borderlands (Duke University Press, January 2013), combines his research interests in the…

University of Iowa Associate Professor of History Jacki Rand discusses the humanities

Jacki Rand (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma) is an Associate Professor in the Department of History. Rand?s first book, Kiowa Humanity and the Invasion of the State, examines how Kiowas of the southern plains dealt with the federal government after being…

University of Iowa Assistant professor Andr

University of Iowa Assistant professor Andr Brock studies the complex interactions between race, gender, and technology.

University of Iowa Art History Professor Steve McGuire recalls the 2008 flood

Hear University of Iowa Professor Steve McGuire, a then-resident of the Mosquito Flats neighborhood, discuss the tension that characterized the neighborhood sandbagging efforts during the 2008 flood. While many community members remember the flood as…

The Ultimate Failure

By Jessica Romanz The Philippine Exposition at the St. Louis World’s Fair was meant to demonstrate how successful the United States was at civilizing the Filipino people.1 The fair failed to demonstrate the idea of societal mobility and equality.…