GOING HOME PART 3: When Will We Get Home? | Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 11am - 1pm | MERGE, Iowa City
During this forum, we will examine possible futures of home and dwelling in Iowa, and how the ways that we plan for our futures shape our thoughts and dreams about home long before we arrive.
Following a screening of the 2018 biopic about Rogers as part of the St. Andrew Presbyterian Church’s weekend contemplating the legacy of Fred Rogers, Daniel will provide a brief workshop discussing the genius of Rogers at exploring the intersection of art, humanism, and religion geared toward empowering individual humans toward becoming their best selves.
GOING HOME PART 2: Home Making Where The Heart Is | Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 11am - 1pm | MERGE, Iowa City
This panel explores obstacles to feeling at home in contemporary Iowa City. We will investigate how social policies and cultural biases contribute to housing insecurity and the difficulty of making home a place of peace.
Read Me Weird Things will meet on 30 March from 12-2 at MERGE, Iowa City, to discuss Charles Eisenstein's "The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible" in advance of Eisenstein's appearance at Prairewoods, Cedar Rapids, in April. The book can be located here: