The creation of the book “Invisible Hawkeyes: African Americans at the University of Iowa During the Long Civil Rights Era” reveals how inspired collaborators can do special things. What was it like to be black at Iowa circa the 1930s to the 1960s?

Teresa Mangum, Director of the Obermann Center will serve as today’s MC. Today’s program will have two parts:

A scholarly roundtable with contributors from “Invisible Hawkeyes:” Richard M. Breaux, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse; Kathleen A. Edwards, University of Iowa Museum of Art; Brian Hallstoos, University of Dubuque; Lena Hill, University of Iowa; Michael Hill, University of Iowa.

A student reflections roundtable with alumnae Dora Martin Berry, John Callahan, Dianna Penny, Ted Wheeler,

This program is cosponsored by the Iowa City Public Library and the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies.

Recorded October 21, 2016