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Peter Bailey-Roller Skates to Ragtime: Americans and Americanisation in Victorian Britain

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Well before the global invasion of Hollywood and the movies, American popular recreations and entertainments established a substantial beachhead in Victorian Britain, a lesser known but historically significant adjunct to the growth of American economic power. This illustrated presentation opens with a case study of the roller skating boom or ‘rinkomania’ in 1870s Britain, an […]

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Professor Jane Stadler-“Spatio-Temporal Storytelling: Mapping the Travels of Red Dog”

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The Polis Center and IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute present: Professor Jane Stadler University of Queensland, Australia “Spatio-Temporal Storytelling: Mapping the Travels of Red Dog” Monday, March 4, 2013 2:00 p.m. CA 508 Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend Professor Jane Stadler will present her explorations of spatial history, mapping, and mobility in […]

Fall 2013 and Academic Year 2013/14 Service Learning Assistant Scholarships

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The Center for Service and Learning is accepting applications for Fall 2013 and Academic Year 2013/14 Service Learning Assistant Scholarships. Application Deadlines: “Early Bird” Fall Only and AY 2013-14 awards  = March 1st, 2013 (Audience: faculty/staff desiring award notification prior to the end of Spring 2013) General Application Period for Fall Only and AY awards […]

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Film Screening: Tears of Gaza

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This award winning film compiles first person accounts of those living in Gaza during the 2008-2009 bombings and portrays the impact it still has on Gaza today. It was shot in Palestine by Palestinians and shows actual footage from the bombings. This film is important, because it not only gives us an in-depth look at […]

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Laurette McCarthy will explain why you should care about Walter Pach and the Armory Show

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Independent Scholar and Curator Laurette McCarthy will speak at Herron School of Art and Design on March 27 at 6:00 p.m. in the Basile Auditorium about her new book and The International Exhibition of Modern Art—also referred to the Armory Show. Although it happened in 1913—ancient history for people absorbed in the here and now—this […]

IUPUI Reseach Day 2013

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When: Friday, April 5, 2013 – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. Showcase your scholarly and creative research accomplishments to IUPUI and IUPUC faculty, staff, and students as well as business, nonprofit, and government organizations by submitting an abstract for the IUPUI 2013 Research Day poster session on April […]

Indiana Association of Historians Annual Meeting

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March 2, 2013 Hosted by the University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, Indiana The Indiana Association of Historians is holding its 33rd Annual Meeting on March 2, 2013 at the University of Indianapolis.  This year’s conference theme is “Dreams of Freedom”. Caroline E. Janney, Associate Professor of History at Purdue University, will deliver this year’s keynote address immediately following the conference […]

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Spring Events at the Indiana Medical History Museum

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The Indiana Medical History Museum is hosting 2 talks this spring. The first lecture will be Wednesday, February 27.  Norma Erickson will present “Lincoln Hospital, 1909-1915: A Study of Leadership in African-American Healthcare in Progressive Era Indianapolis. “That’s Disgusting!  Estimating Time since Death from Human Decomposition” will be presented on Wednesday, April 17 by Stephen P. Nawrocki. RSVP […]

Short-Term Research Fellowships

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The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short-Term Research Fellowships to support visiting scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research.  Fellowship stipends are $1,000 per week for up to four weeks and researchers must be in residence at the Library for a minimum of two […]