Langsam/Oswalt Lecturer Summer Fellowship for Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Teaching Faculty

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The Langsam/Oswalt Faculty Award award supports a summer fellowship for non-tenure track, full-time teaching faculty to allow them to take a summer “sabbatical” from teaching to pursue professional development activities. This award is for $6,000, and can be used for summer salary (including required withholdings). *****NOTE: The timeline on this award application has been moved […]

Three IU projects receive $690,000 in latest round of National Endowment for the Humanities funding

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INDIANAPOLIS — The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $690,000 to three Indiana University research and learning projects. The NEH grants will fund a summer training program for university and college faculty interested in exploring the cultures of African and African diaspora cities; a workshop series on applying digital methods to issues in Native […]

Talking About Freedoms without Freaking Out

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An IUPUI discussion series powered by Spirit & Place, a legacy project of The Polis Center, part of IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, with support from the IUPUI Office of Community Engagement, Indiana Humanities, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Center for Interfaith Cooperation, and The Center for Civic Literacy. Where do […]

Book by IUPUI professor puts Native American mascot imagery into historical context

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INDIANAPOLIS — Twenty-first-century efforts to legitimize Native American athletic team names and mascots miscast tribal history, argues the author of a book examining the history of Native American imagery in college sports and exposing its ties to a crisis of identity among white, middle-class men. Under pressure from the NCAA, Native Americans and others, many […]

Italian Film Festival returns to IUPUI for fourth year

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Italian Film Festival returns to Indianapolis for a fourth year April 24 with a slate of six films running through May 3. Indianapolis is one of 12 cities around the nation hosting the Italian Film Festival USA. The festival is a collaboration between the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue […]

Bodenhamer publishes new book on mapping and the humanities

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The Polis Center’s Executive Director David Bodenhamer shares his expertise in spatial humanities in a recently published book, Deep Maps and Spatial Humanities. Part of the IU Press Series on Spatial Humanities, the book appeared in February 2015 and features essays that investigate deep mapping and the spatial narratives that stem from it. A deep […]

IUPUI University Library to cohost Digital Public Library of America’s national conference

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With 90-plus digitized collections of unique and historically important materials accessible to any user via the Web, the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library is gaining recognition as a national leader in digital scholarship. That leadership role will expand this month as the library co-hosts the Digital Public Library of America’s national conference. The conference, […]

Crispus Attucks 1955 championship basketball team reunites to dedicate new court

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Sixty years ago this spring, while there was still overt public school segregation in Indianapolis, the Crispus Attucks High School basketball team won the Indiana state basketball championship.  More than just a basketball game, the event was a milestone for the African American community in Indianapolis and for the city.  As you may know, the […]

IUPUI announces new degrees focused on law in liberal arts and informatics

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The Indiana University Board of Trustees has approved a proposal for two new degrees at IUPUI: One prepares undergraduate students for careers as paralegals, and the other provides a path for students to transition rapidly into in-demand and well-paid information technology jobs. IUPUI will ask the Indiana Commission for Higher Education for final approval to […]

Center for Ray Bradbury Studies, IU Cinema pair to present sci-fi film series

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Ray Bradbury, one of the best known science-fiction and fantasy writers of our time, will be the focus of a special four-day film series at IU Cinema on Indiana University’s Bloomington campus beginning March 24. “Ray Bradbury: From Science to the Supernatural” is intended as an exploration and celebration of his works on screen. The […]