CONTACT: JANE HOSHI
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0017; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Aug. 23, 1999
College of Liberal Arts 'Saturday Scholars' program
begins Sept. 18
IOWA CITY, Iowa Friends, alumni, students,
parents, faculty, and fans of the University of Iowa are invited for a second
season of presentations during "Saturday Scholars: Tailgating for the Mind,"
featuring College of Liberals Arts faculty.
"We want to give the community a chance to see some
of our outstanding faculty in action," says Linda Maxson, professor of biology
and dean of the College of Liberal Arts. "We hope it will be a fun learning
experience that will showcase some of the exciting new things going on in
The program includes:
Sept. 18 -- "Do You Hear What I Hear: Music
Perception Through a Bionic Ear," Kate Gfeller, professor of music (Iowa vs.
Northern Illinois University, Iowa City)
Sept. 25 -- "Snow Pack in Colorado The
Big Meltdown? The Future of Water Resources and Climate Change," David McGinnis,
assistant professor of geography and climatology (no game)
Oct. 2 -- "From YMCA to NBA: The Western stamp
on Chinese sports," Judy Polumbaum, associate professor of journalism and
mass communication (Iowa vs. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.)
Oct. 9 -- "Eve Drewelowe: An Iowa Collection,"
Joni Kinsey, associate professor of art and art history (Iowa vs. Penn State
University, Iowa City)
Oct. 16 -- "The Return of Little Big Man,"
Brooks Landon, professor of English (Iowa vs. Northwestern University, Evanston,
Oct. 23 -- "Behind the Scenes: Contemporary
Lighting Design," Bryon Winn, assistant professor of theatre arts (presented
at E.C. Mabie Theatre), (Iowa vs. Indiana University, Iowa City)
All presentations are held at 10 a.m., 40 Schaeffer
Hall, unless otherwise noted, and are free and open to the public. Refreshments
will be served.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend
all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability
who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please
contact the College of Liberal Arts in advance at 335-2611.