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University of Iowa Writers Workshop student A. Naomi Jackson discusses the humanities

A. Naomi Jackson is a student in the fiction program at the University of Iowa writer?s workshop. She focuses on he ways in which fiction writing can have an influence on the rest of the world by helping others understand their own personal…

University of Iowa Professor Teresa Mangum discusses the meaning of the humanities

Teresa Mangum is a professor in the Department of Gender, Women?s, and Sexuality Studies and Director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa. Her work focuses on Victorian women?s literature, animal studies, and age…

University of Iowa Professor Chuck Connerly discusses his work in the humanities

Chuck Connerly is professor and director of the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning. He is the author of The Most Segregated City in America: City Planning and Civil Rights in Birmingham,1920-1980 (University of Virginia Press, 2005), as well as…

University of Iowa History Professor Colin Gordon discusses the humanities

Colin Gordon is professor and undergraduate director in the University of Iowa History Department. His research focuses on the intersection of policy, space, and political economy. These interests have spawned three monographs on very distinct…

University of Iowa Emeriti Professor Bruce Fehn discusses his engagement with the humanities

Bruce Fehn, a recently retired Associate Professor in the Department of Education and Program of Social Studies at UI, became involved in the humanities after switching his major from preliminary work in dentistry to history in college during the…

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…

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.…

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.