Freetown Village, Indiana State Museum and IUPUI host discussion on ‘Slavery by Another Name’ to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Despite what many history books say, certain forms of slave labor continued to exist in the American South during the years between the Civil War and World War II. Scenes from the documentary Slavery by Another Name will serve as a starting point of a moderated discussion by Alex Lichtenstein, Assoc. Prof. of History at Indiana University […]

Anthropologist and English lecturer comment on popularity, cultural themes of ‘Planet of the Apes’

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Why does the idea of a dystopian world ruled by apes continue to pique moviegoers’ interest nearly five decades after the original “Planet of the Apes” debuted? With the newest installment of the franchise, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” opening in theaters this weekend, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis anthropology professor Paul R. Mullins […]

IUPUI music and arts technology lecturer does sound for film about World Cup stadium workers

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Soccer is serious business in Brazil. Just ask IUPUI Department of Music and Arts Technology lecturer Ricardo Laranja, a native of that nation of 220 million people that is hosting the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament. That passion for the sport most of the world knows as football spawned stadium construction to help handle the […]

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Story 17: Digital Bridges from the IUPUI University Library

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21 years. 21 stories. Over the course of 2014 the IUPUI Library will be sharing these stories with you. Story 17: Digital Bridges From the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to the Indiana Law Review, the IUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship is connecting the city with the campus every day. We support the city by creating digital collections […]

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2014 Italian Film Festival schedule announced

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The Italian program in the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will host the Italian Film Festival, April 12 through May 10. The festival showcases nine films, including two documentaries. “Once again the program in Italian brings a taste of Europe to IUPUI and Indianapolis with this year’s edition of […]

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“The Education of Auma Obama,” a film by Branwen Okpako: screening and discussion with filmmaker

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. University Library, Lily Auditorium 755 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 Admission free Reception with light refreshments to follow Branwen Okpako is a highly talented and successful Nigerian-Welsh documentary filmmaker, who now lives and works in Berlin, Germany, where in 1999 she received a degree in Film […]

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‘Art & Copy’ film screening

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:00 p.m. Basile Auditorium Eskenazi Hall 735 West New York Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 Art & Copy is a film about advertising and inspiration that reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time—people who’ve profoundly impacted our culture, yet are virtually unknown outside […]

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Herron School of Art and Design’s spring events promise a visual and intellectual feast of ideas

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Free Public art exhibitions, film screenings and artists talks abound at Herron School of Art and Design, with new opportunities from January through the end of the school year in May to visit and make your own observations of and about contemporary art. January 10–February 15 Ossuary Laurie Beth Clark invited hundreds of artists to […]

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Call to Action Film Series and Panel: “Slavery by Another Name”

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6:00-8:30 pm Inlow Hall (IH), IUPUI 530 W. New York St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute PBS documentary that challenges one of Americans’ most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. Most Americans do not realize that the constitutions […]

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Film and Panel Discussion: “Donor Intent vs. Public Interest”—The Barnes Collection and The Art of the Steal

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Annual Jordan and Joan Leibman Forum on the Legal and Business Environment of Art: “Donor Intent vs. Public Interest”—The Barnes Collection and The Art of the Steal Friday, November 1, 2013 Wynne Courtroom (Room 100), Lawrence W. Inlow Hall IU McKinney School of Law 530 W New York St 4:00 p.m. Screening of The Art […]