Author Leslie Jamison visited the University of Iowa campus Oct. 6, 2016 to deliver the third lecture in the Creative Matters series sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. Below are stories, text, video, photos, and other materials chronicling and related to the visit.
What kinds of creativity become possible in the act of writing about other peoples’ lives, and what kinds of creativity—or imagination—become ethically problematic when you are turning the lives of actual human beings into art?
Photos by Miranda Meyer.
Creative Matters is an initiative of the UI Arts Advancement Committee and is sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.
All events are free and open to the public.
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development provides resources and support to researchers and scholars at the University of Iowa and to businesses across Iowa with the goal of forging new frontiers of discovery and innovation and promoting a culture of creativity that benefits the campus, the state, and the world.