On July 1, 2015, H-Net Council voted to decommission H-Iowa and several other networks dedicated to the study of the history and culture of Midwestern US states. Council also approved a plan to create a new network, H-Midwest, dedicated to Midwestern Studies. Folks interested in Iowa Studies are encouraged to look for H-Midwest on H-Net in Fall, 2015.

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H-Iowa decommissioned; H-Midwest announced

Greetings.

On July 1, 2015, H-Net Council voted to decommission H-Iowa and several other networks dedicated to the study of the history and culture of Midwestern US states, due to lack of activity. Council also approved a plan to create a new network, H-Midwest, dedicated to Midwestern Studies. Subscribers to H-Iowa will be automatically merged into H-Midwest when it is created.

SHSI History for Lunch

Join us at noon on Thursday, May 7, when historian Andrea Rodriguez discusses a WPA mural as part of the History for Lunch series at the State Historical Society of Iowa, 402 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City. The title of her presentation is “Justice Evolves in Painted Form: Cedar Rapids Courtroom Murals.”

SHSI History for Lunch

Join us at noon on Thursday, April 23, when art historian Andrea Truitt examines women’s lives and the spaces they inhabited. The title of her presentation is “Visualizing Interiors and Entering into Illustrations: Images of Exoticized Domestic Space in Turn-of-the-Century American Magazines.” It is a part of the History for Lunch series at the State Historical Society of Iowa, 402 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City. 

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