Join Iowa Women’s Archives Curator Kären Mason, Assistant Curator Janet Weaver, and faculty members Omar Valerio-Jiménez and Claire Fox for a brown-bag discussion of Latina history in Iowa at the opening of the newest exhibit at the UI Main Library.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 12:00- 1:00 p.m.
University of Iowa Main Library, North Exhibition Hall
“Pathways to Iowa: Migration Stories from the Iowa Women’s Archives” explores a theme common to many of the collections: migration. Since its founding, the Iowa Women’s Archives has gathered documents, photos, and oral histories that illuminate the lives of diverse Iowa women. Through the day-to-day work of the Archives and projects to preserve Latina, African-American, and rural women’s history, the Archives has opened up new avenues of research and laid the foundation for a more complete history of Iowa, the Midwest, and the nation.
Bring your lunch. Cookies and iced tea will be served.
The exhibition is free and open to the public during regular Main Library hours through November 30, 2012.
PLEASE NOTE: The South entrance to the UI Main Library is closed; you will need to use the North entrance.