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University of Iowa Department of History PhD Candidate Yvonne Seale discusses the humanities

Yvonne Seale is a PhD Candidate at the University of Iowa in the field of medieval history who is broadly interested in women?s and gender history and in the social history of religion. Her dissertation research focuses on female Premonstratensians…

Professor of English and African-American Studies at the University of Iowa Miriam Thaggert discusses the humanities

Miriam Thaggert is an Associate Professor of English and African-American Studies at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century African-American literature, American modernism, and American visual culture. Her…

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…

Assistant Curator of the Iowa Women's Archives Janet Weaver discusses the IWA connects to the broader community in Iowa

Janet Weaver is the assistant curator of the Iowa Women?s Archives at the University of Iowa Libraries and a doctoral student in the History Department where her research focuses on U.S. labor and Latina/o history in Iowa. Since the 1970s she has…

University of Iowa Associate Professor Rachel Marie-Crane Williams discusses the humanities

Rachel Marie-Crane Williams, is an artist and teacher currently employed as an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa. She has a joint appointment between the School of Art and Art History (Intermedia) and Gender Women?s and Sexuality Studies.…

Librarian Assistant and event organizer Terri Byers discusses the 2013 Intellectual Freedom Festival

Terri Byers is a library assistant at the Iowa City Public Library. She is one of the organizers of the annual Carol Spaziani Intellectual Freedom Festival that celebrates and affirms everyone?s right to freedom of thought and expression. See…

Author Lili Mendoza discusses intellectual freedom in her work

Hear Lili Mendoza describe how intellectual freedom motivates her creative endeavors. Lili Mendoza is a fiction writer, poet, translator and was born in Panama. She is the author of the short story collection Corazn de charol a-go-g (2009). Her…