News & Events

News

Nov 2020
Sara Langworthy, Associate Professor of Printing in the UICB, has won the coveted 2020 MCBA Prize, an international competition, biennially awarded by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Langworthy’s luminous Sidereal was selected out of 158 submissions and 5 semi-finalists from across the... MORE
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Sep 2020
The UICB is happy to announce the appointment of two faculty to the unit, each bringing stellar credentials and heady experience to our unique curriculum. Karen Carcia is a book artist and published poet who has been promoted to Associate Professor of Instruction. With MFA degrees from the UICB and... MORE
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Jun 2020

The UI Center for the Book remembers the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless, nameable others killed by law enforcement or extra-...

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Apr 2020

We’re so excited to introduce you to the work of our UICB 2020 graduates. We could not be more proud of how hard they worked and the shows they have produced; although we are saddened that we cannot share this work in person, we’re excited for the opportunity to broadcast this work so broadly...

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Apr 2020

The UI Center for the Book has won a two and a half million dollar challenge grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.  The matching grant requires a $2.5 million fundraising campaign by the UICB in the coming year. Endowment of the funds will support graduate student financial aid, faculty...

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Events

Diptych: A Book Artists' & Writers' Reading Series

November 13, 2020, November 13, 2020

Zoom Event Link

Amy Childress (MFA candidate at the University of Iowa Center for the Book) and Ethan Heusser (Adjunct Assistant Professor of Creative Writing) are excited to announce...

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Diptych: A Book Artists' & Writers' Reading Series

November 13, 2020, November 13, 2020

Zoom Event Link

Amy Childress (MFA candidate at the University of Iowa Center for the Book) and Ethan Heusser (Adjunct Assistant Professor of Creative Writing) are excited to announce...

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MFA Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 8, 2020

We will be hosting a virtual celebration for the MFA graduating class of 2020. More information coming soon!

Please see thesis work from all of our Spring 2020 graduates here: https://book.grad.uiowa.edu/MFA_Show_2020

POSTPONED - UICB Annual Nancy Brownell Lecture on the History of the Book

March 30, 2020

Losing the Past: Cultural Heritage, Climate Change, and Catastrophe

Fueled by fossils, museums and archival libraries more or less refrigerate cultural records against the threat of decay—for now. But what is the longterm future of cultural records in the face of accelerating climate...

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MFA Thesis Exhibition by Katharine DeLamater

March 9, 2020

Please join Katharine DeLamater for a closing reception Friday, March 13th from 5-7pm.