Gallery Talk and Reception for Rebecca Allan: Fjord/Glacier/River

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Reception April 2, 2015 | 5:30-7:30 Basile Gallery, Eskenazi Hall Gallery Talk April 2, 2015 | 6:30-7:00 Basile Gallery, Eskenazi Hall Fjord/Glacier/River presents Rebecca Allan’s most recent paintings which have emerged from her travels in Norway. In Geirangerfjord, Allan made extensive drawings and studies of the waterfalls, rocks, and night skies that distinguish this majestic World Heritage site. These […]

Workshop: Social Media for Scholars

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March 11, 2015 | 12:00-2:30 University Library, Room 2120 755 W. Michigan St. Twitter. Facebook. Instagram. Reddit.  What do these platforms have to do with scholarly research?  As it turns out, quite a bit.  Scholars are turning to these platforms to expand the reach of their work — communicating with networks of specialists, students, and non-specialists […]

Jürgen Overhoff, “On Benjamin Franklin, Clemens Vonnegut, and other Transatlantic Travelers: Why German-American Educational History Matters”

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March 10, 2015 | 12:00-2:00 IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute, IUPUI Library, UL 4115P 755 W Michigan St. Free tickets below Contemporary education ideals in the United States and Germany are the product of a set of key values propagated in the age of enlightenment: self-responsibility and autonomy of the citizen, religious toleration, individual rights […]

Lecture: Jacob Darwin Hamblin, “Arming Mother Nature: The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism”

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April 1, 2015 | 6:00-7:30 PrintText; 652 East 52nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205 Free tickets available below When most Americans think of environmentalism, they think of the political left, of vegans dressed in organic-hemp fabric, lofting protest signs. In reality, writes Jacob Darwin Hamblin, the movement–and its dire predictions–owe more to the Pentagon than the […]

The Future of the Arts and Humanities Roundtable: Keira Amstutz, William Blomquist, John Dichtl, Valerie Eickmeier, Jonathan Elmer, David Lawrence

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March 5, 2015 | 12:00-1:30 Location: Indiana Humanities, 1500 N. Delaware Free tickets available soon (boxed lunches available for purchase) Are the arts and humanities in crisis? What do financial cuts ultimately mean for arts and humanities institutions and their publics? What role should governments play in supporting the arts and humanities? What does the […]

Digital Humanities Workshop: Caitlin Pollock, “Introduction to TEI”

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February 11, 2015 | 12:00-2:30 Location: IUPUI University Library, Room 2120 Free tickets available below Co-sponsored by the IUPUI Library Center for Digital Scholarship The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) sets the standards for text-encoding, born-digital editing, and digital humanities projects. It is the preferred format for granting agencies such as the National Endowment for the […]

The Value and Values of Public Scholarship: Laura Holzman, Modupe Labode, Mary Price

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February 24, 2015 | 12:00-1:30 Location: IUPUI University Library, Room 4115P Free tickets available below This event is co-sponsored by Indiana Humanities The 21st-century research university is no ivory tower. It is a vibrant space that cultivates creativity and experiment — a space that encourages and supports multiple ways of knowing and doing. Public scholarship […]

David Craig, “Obamacare and American Values”

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February 4, 2015 | 12:00-1:00 Location: IUPUI University Library, Room 4115P Free tickets available below The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) has been criticized as socialist and revolutionary and its individual mandate as un-American. Prof. Craig’s new book, Health Care as a Social Good: Religious Values and American Democracy, reports the lessons he learned during […]

Narrative & Proof: Two Sides of the Same Equation (Livestreamed on 20 January 2015)

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 – 12:00pm to 1:30pm Mathematical Institute, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford This event will be webcast live at 5 pm GMT, please click here to live stream. One of the UK’s leading scientists, Marcus du Sautoy, will argue that mathematical proofs are not just number-based, but also a form of narrative. In response, author Ben Okri, mathematician Roger Penrose, […]

Ronda Henry, “Barack Obama, Gender, and Pop Culture”

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January 27, 2015 | 12:00-1:00 Location: IUPUI University Library, Room 4115P Free tickets available below Barack Obama’s Dreams From My Father (1994) used women’s bodies to establish a socially and culturally popular “brand” upon which he could build his political career.  Women function as signs of a non-threatening black masculine identity constructed to counter contemporary […]