University of Iowa

Ida Beam Visiting Professorships - Current Year Visitors

2018-19 Visiting Professors

Visiting Professors Sponsoring Department Date(s) Scheduled

Chris Abani, Northwestern University

International Writing Program, Iowa Writers' Workshop

September 2018

Harryette Mullen, UCLA Writers' Workshop September 10-15, 2018
Jorie Graham, Harvard University English September 17-18, 2018
Parker String Quartet, Blodgett Artists-in-Residence at Harvard University Department of Music School of Music/University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program September 23-29, 2018
Rufus Reid, International-level Jazz Performer, formerly of William Patterson University (ret.) Hancher, School of Music, African-American Studies October 8-14, 2018
Richard F. Thomas, Harvard University Classics October 17-20, 2018
Cecilia Vicuna, Independent Artist Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies, English, Spanish and Portuguese, Writers' Workshop February 18-22, 2019
Valeria Luiselli, Hofstra University English, Nonfiction Writing Program March 13-15, 2019
Joseph Straus, Graduate Center of the City University of New York Obermann Center for Advanced Studies April 3-6, 2019
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University Obermann Center for Advanced Studies April 3-6, 2019
Viet Thanh Nguyen, University of Southern California Writers' Workshop April 15-19, 2019