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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Monday, May 13, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Sunday, May 12, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Saturday, May 11, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Friday, May 10, 2013 3:00pm
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Friday, May 10, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Thursday, May 9, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Monday, May 6, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Sunday, May 5, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Saturday, May 4, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Friday, May 3, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Thursday, May 2, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB Inaugural MFA Exhibition and Reception

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 (all day)
Levitt Center for University Advancement
The University of Iowa Center for the Book proudly presents its Inaugural MFA Exhibition May 1–14, 2013. Featuring artist books, handmade paper installations, and historical bindings by Islam Aly, Elizabeth Boyne, Jill Kambs, Katharina Siedler Please join us for a celebratory reception Friday, May 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Levitt Center Rotunda at Corner of N. Riverside Dr. and Park Streets Exhibition Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
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UICB MFA candidate Jill Kambs to exhibit at the Englert Theater

Friday, March 15, 2013 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Englert
Jill Kambs Trace Time, MFA Thesis Exhibit March 14th-26th, 2013   Opening Reception: Friday, March 15th, 5:30-7:30pm *Cash bar & refreshments served   At the Douglas & Linda Paul Gallery Located on the second floor of the Englert Theatre 221 East Washington St. Iowa City, IA 52240 Gallery hours: 12-6pm Monday-Friday, and during select performances
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UICB Certificate Student Reed to exhibit at Public Space One

Friday, March 8, 2013 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Drought Behavior March 8, 6:30-9:00 Public Space One 129 E. Washington St (basement of the Jefferson building)   Please join us for the opening of an exhibition of work by Patrick J. Reed. Drought Behavior features a series of drawings created in a feverish frenzy during the hottest days of 2012. Originally intended as a series of erotic studies, the project commanded a berserk trajectory of its own, veering off into wilder realms. The exhibition is presented in three parts with a coda...
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UICB Brownell Lecture on the History of the Book

Friday, March 8, 2013 2:00pm to 5:30pm
Art Building West
Mini Symposium on Islamic Papermaking and Calligraphy March 8th, 2013 University of Iowa Center for the Book Brownell Lecture on the History of the Book Mini Symposium on Islamic Papermaking and Calligraphy Art Building West, Auditorium Room 240 2pm-3:30pm Lecture by Jonathan BloomPapermaking in the Lands of Islam Followed by Q/A 3:30-4:00pm Break; refreshments, and Islamic papermaking demonstration 4:00-5:30pm Lecture by Sheila BlairIslamic Calligraphy and its Supports Followed by...
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A Forgotten Landscape - an Installation by Liz Munger

Friday, March 1, 2013 5:15pm to 8:00pm
Home Ec Workshop
A Forgotten Landscape - Handmade Paper and Video Installation by UICB MFA candidate Elizabeth Munger and Jason Smith. 5-8pm, Friday, March 1st at Home Ec. Workshop.
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Presentation by book artist and UI alum Aaron Sinift

Thursday, February 28, 2013 5:00pm to 6:30pm
University Capitol Centre
The South Asian Studies Program will begin its spring semester events with a talk by artist Aaron Sinift, Thursday February 28th, from 5:00 to 6:30 PM in Room 1117 University Capitol Centre (International Commons). This event is generously co-sponsored by Grinnell College, the Center for the Book, the School of Art and Art History, and the Iowa Print Group. Chai and Indian snacks will be served. Sinift will speak on “The Five Year Plan,” his collaboration with Gandhi Ashram spinning and...
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Animate the Page: Pop-Ups and Movable Structures - a workshop with Shawn Sheehy

Saturday, February 23, 2013 10:00am to 4:00pm
North Hall
Animate the Page: Pop-Ups and Movable Structures - a workshop with Shawn Sheehy Saturday, February 23, 2013 10:00am–4:00pm Kolarik Book Studio, 16NH Bring dimension and life to your artist book! This one-day workshop will show you how pop-up and movable structures work together to create a sense of animation. You will assemble a sequence of increasingly complex structures and leave with a collection of samples that can be used for further study and practice. Beginners are encouraged...
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Lecture by Jessica Pressman

Friday, February 22, 2013 4:00pm to 5:30pm
English-Philosophy Building
"The Book is Not the Center: Between Page and Screen, Augmented Digital Poetics, and New Literacies." Jessica Pressman researches and teaches twentieth- and twenty-first century experimental American literature, digital literature, and media theory. She is currently a Fellow with the American Council of Learned Societies and a Visiting Scholar in the Literature Department at UCSD. She was Assistant Professor of English at Yale University (2008-2012) and received her Ph.D. in English from UCLA...
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UICB Open House

Friday, December 7, 2012 4:00pm to 6:30pm
North Hall
Exhibits from UICB studio classes in calligraphy, papermaking, bookbinding, artist books, and letterpress printing will be on display. Food and drink will be served—all are welcome!

Ida Beam visit from Professor L. Michael White

Monday, October 22, 2012 6:00pm
Schaeffer Hall
A Jewish Community in the Port of Rome: Recent Excavations in the Ostia Synagogue L. Michael White, Ronald Nelson Smith Professor of Classics and Religious Studies & Director of the Institute for the Study of Antiquity and Christian Origins, University of Texas at Austin,will give a public lecture "A Jewish Community in the Port of Rome: Recent Excavations in the Ostia Synagogue" at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 22 in 140 Schaeffer Hall. Additional presentations: Coffee Hour 4:00 p.m., Tuesday...
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Works in Progress Festival

Thursday, October 18, 2012 (all day)
Works-in-Progress (WiP) is an interdisciplinary festival that showcases unfinished creative projects in a variety of media. As each artist (or scholar, or worker) presents a "work in progress," audience members are not simply spectators, but are active participants in a process of critique that involves a diversity of perspectives and methods. WiP will include a variety of panels and breakout sessions, performances, informal opportunities for conversation and collaboration, and keynote talks by...
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Boyne to Present Driftless and the Floodplain

Saturday, October 13, 2012 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jefferson Building
Driftless and the Floodplain Opening October 13, 2012, 6:00–8:00 p.m. PS1 Gallery On view during the Works in Progress festival, through October 27 Perhaps better known for its landlocked position in the heart of the Midwest, Iowa is rarely considered in light of its water-shaped physical features. Glaciation, flood, erosion, drought—each has shaped the Iowan landscape in seen and unseen ways. In their respective installations Driftless and the Floodplain, long-time artistic collaborators...
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Siedler’s Paperworks will be featured in Iowa City’s 2012 Fall Gallery Walk

Friday, October 5, 2012 5:00pm to 8:00pm
The Paper Nest
UICB MFA candidate, Katharina Siedler’s Paperworks will be featured in Iowa City’s 2012 Fall Gallery Walk.  Stop by the Paper Nest at 220 E Washington Street to see her work. Opening reception October 5th, 5 – 8pm, and displayed through November 5th Katharina Siedler earned an MA in History with a focus on Modern History and Eastern European Studies, from the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Between 2003 and 2010 she worked as paper conservation technician, and from 2006 to 2009 she was a...

Special Visit by Peter and Donna Thomas!

Friday, October 5, 2012 4:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Please join us for an informal discussion with Peter and Donna about their book arts careers.  In particular, Peter will discuss his collecting of books and other items related to the craft of papermaking.  A range of books from the collection and from Peter and Donna’s own work will be on display.
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The UI Center for the Book's Mitchell Lecture in the Art of the Book presents Inge Bruggeman

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:00pm
Art Building West
Inge Bruggeman will present the UI Center for the Book’s Mitchell Lecture on the Art of the Book Thursday, September 13th. “Travels in and Around the Book” Thursday, September 13th, 8pm 116 Art Building West   Following a 2-month residency in Marseille, France, Inge Bruggeman spent a year teaching in the graduate program at Columbia College Chicago. She has recently returned to her life and work in Portland, Oregon where she is a faculty member at the Oregon College of Art & Craft. Inge...