Upcoming Lectures at IU Bloomington

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April 5 to 19, 2013 Indiana Journal of Law & Social Equality symposium WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 5 WHERE: Law School Room 335 Faculty Conference Room, Bloomington WHAT: Indiana Journal of Law & Social Equality Annual Symposium: “Social Equality: Looking Forward and Looking Back” COST: Free and open to the public […]

Sherlock Holmes and Victorian Forensic Science

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“Sherlock Holmes and Victorian Forensic Science” will be presented by practicing forensic scientist David Zauner at the Indiana Medical History Museum on Saturday, April 20th, at 4PM. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s immensely popular Victorian character, Sherlock Holmes, was the first fictional detective to explicitly base his solutions of cases on observation, science, and deductive reasoning. Many of […]

New exhibit at IUPUI Cultural Arts Gallery highlights long and contested history of Guantánamo

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Nicknamed GTMO, the United States naval station at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has a history that is infamous and yet unknown to most Americans. A new traveling exhibit running April 10 through May 12 at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Cultural Arts Gallery reveals that history. Developed by more than 100 students from IUPUI and 11 […]

Opening reception for the exhibition Why Guantánamo? and lecture “Speaking of Guantánamo”

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 IUPUI Campus Center: Cultural Arts Gallery and Room 450A Indiana Supreme Court Justice Stephen H. David and Indianapolis attorney Richard Kammen discuss their experiences defending post-9/11 Guantánamo detainees  and discuss the issues raised in these cases. Opening Reception: 6:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2013, Cultural Arts Gallery, 2ndfloor of the IUPUI Campus Center. View […]

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Indy Reads Books Weekly Calendar Update

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March 26th 7 pm – Performer Chris Arnott brings his acclaimed storytelling series, “Get to the Point,” all the way from New Haven to the Indy Reads Books stage. Here’s how Arnott describes the series: “I want to honor the current idea of what storytelling means—the cathartic personal anecdotes and amusing modern adventures which fuel […]

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Gaza 2050 A Visioning Exercise

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February 26, 2013 – June 19, 2013 Gaza 2050, a visioning exercise, provides an opportunity for Gaza students to envision an ideal future for the Gaza Strip and the strategies for achieving that vision. This is a FREE MOOC course open to ANYONE. Click below to start working with students from Gaza University, contributing your […]

Workshop Invitation: Teaching Skills in International Research Ethics (TaSkR) Workshop (IU Center for Bioethics)

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On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics, we invite you to participate in the fifth annual Teaching Skills in International Research Ethics (TaSkR) Workshop taking place April 17–19, 2013 at the Health Information and Translational Sciences (HITS) Building, 410 W. 10th Street, Room 1110, Indianapolis, IN 46202. TaSkR […]

IUPUI Museum Studies program offers “roadshow” on caring for family heirlooms

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INDIANAPOLIS — Few people have treasures in the attic that could command top dollar at the “Antique Roadshow.” But almost everyone has family heirlooms with personal value making them worthy of preservation for future generations. Why not fold your great-great grandparents’ marriage certificate four times and stuff it into a shoe box? Or how bad […]

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Dr. Samuel Kahn-Side Constraints and Hazy People: What Ethics is Really About

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The Philosophy Club at IUPUI presents: Side Constraints and Hazy People: What Ethics is Really About Dr. Samuel Kahn Department of Philosophy IUPUI This talk is aimed at a general audience. I begin by taking aim at ethical optimizers, people who believe that we ought always to choose the action that maximally produces some good […]

John Hope Franklin Research Center, Duke University, Travel Grants 2013-2014

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The John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture, thanks to generous funding from GlaxoSmithKlein, is offering travel grants for scholarly research in the collections of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University. The John Hope Franklin Research Center collects and makes available materials that […]