Presentation: Renowned Indiana historian tapped for inaugural ‘History Talks!’

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INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana historian James Madison, author and Thomas and Kathryn Miller Professor of History Emeritus at Indiana University Bloomington, will launch the new “History Talks!” series, designed to “engage the past, in the present, about the future.” His presentation, “Two Centuries of Hoosiers,” will take place Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Indiana Landmarks Cook Theater, 1201 […]

Award: Sociology professor receives national honor for work as an HIV/AIDS activist, survivor

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor Carrie E. Foote is among an elite group of individuals being honored as long-term gladiators in the fight against HIV/AIDS. POZ magazine has named Foote to its “2015 POZ 100” list for her work teaching “countless students how to think about HIV — compassionately and unconventionally — and […]

Lecture: HIV/AIDS survivor and advocate Sean Strub coming to IUPUI for World AIDS Day

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Date: December 3, 2015 Time: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Location: IUPUI Campus Center, RM 450C INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor Carrie E. Foote and students in her sociology class AIDS and Society, offered in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, will host longtime HIV survivor and advocate Sean Strub as a World AIDS […]

Reiberg Reading Series: Amy Quan Barry

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The IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute and the IUPUI Department of English present the Reiberg Reading Series featuring Amy Quan Barry Date: November 5, 2015 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lilly Auditorium, IUPUI Library; 755 W. Michigan St. Click here for free tickets Amy Quan Barry is the author of the four poetry collections Asylum, Controvertibles, Water […]

Reiberg Reading Series: Dan Wakefield

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The IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute and the IUPUI Department of English present the Reiberg Reading Series featuring Dan Wakefield Date: November 4, 2015 Time: 7:30 pm Location: IUPUI University Library, Lilly Auditorium, 755 W. Michigan St. Get your free tickets here A native of Indianapolis, Dan Wakefield is a novelist, journalist and screenwriter whose books include […]

IUPUI professor Edward Curtis to edit new book series on Africana religions

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INDIANAPOLIS — Pennsylvania State University Press has named Edward Curtis, Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts and professor of religious studies in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the co-editor of a new book series. Curtis, co-founder of the Journal of Africana Religions, says that the book series will adopt […]

Liberal Arts Sabbatical Series returns to IUPUI for 2015-16 school year

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INDIANAPOLIS—Professors in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will discuss their sabbatical projects throughout the 2015-16 school year. Topics include the process of creating the forged writings of Madeleine Hachard, growing up during the Nigerian civil war, and using online resources to teach drama. The series is free and open […]

New IUPUI certificate program addresses need for translation professionals

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INDIANAPOLIS — The current demand for skilled language translators far outweighs the supply available, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics has indicated that employment of interpreters and translators is projected to grow 46 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. A new certificate offered by the Department of World […]