The University of Iowa

Ida Beam Visiting Professorships - Current Year Visitors

2019-20 Visiting Professors (Deferred to 2020-21)

* Due to accommodations to prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), some visiting professors have deferred their visit to a later date or may present through a virtual event. Further information will be shared as it develops.

Visiting Professors Sponsoring Department Date(s) Scheduled
Lewis Hyde, Kenyon College English, Nonfiction Writing Program, Honors Program, Division of Performing Arts, History Defer to December 2020
Charmaine Royal, Duke University Rhetoric, Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, Center for Public Policy Center, College of Law, Anthropology, African American Studies Program Defer to Spring 2021
Amelia Jones, University of Southern California School of Art & Art History, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies  
Esther Newton, University of Michigan/SUNY Purchase and Holly Hughes, University of Michigan

Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies

American Studies, Anthropology, Theatre Arts
Defer to Spring 2021
Eileen Myles, New York University/Naopa Creative Writing, International Writing Program, Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing, English Defer to Spring 2021

 

2020-21 Visiting Professors 

* Due to accommodations to prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), some visiting professors have deferred their visit to a later date or may present through a virtual event. Further information will be shared as it develops.

Visiting Professors Sponsoring Department Date(s) Scheduled
Lina Meruane, New York University Spanish and Portuguese, English, International Writing Program Spring 2021
Helon Habilia, George Mason University International Writing Program, Graduate College Spring 2021
Darnell Hunt, University of California, Los Angeles Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, African American Studies, Communication Studies, American Studies, Theatre Arts Spring 2021
Ibram Kendi, American University

African American Studies, English, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Policy Center

Defer to Fall 2021
Karen Olsson, Freelance Journalist English, Journalism and Mass Communication, Mathematics Defer to Fall 2021
Timothy Snyder, Yale University French and Italian, Spanish and Portuguese Defer to Fall 2021
Santiago X, Freelance artist and performer Anthropology, Mathematics, Native American and Indigenous Studies Program, Art and Art History Defer to Fall 2021
Kelly Link, Independent Writer Creative Writing, English, International Writing Program  
Carl Phillips, Washington University, St. Louis Creative Writing, English, International Writing Program  
Pacifica Quartet, Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music Residency Program and Hancher Auditorium