Lecture | The Museum of Madness at the Villejuif Asylum in Paris in 1900

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Date: February 9, 2016 Time: 4:30 PM Location: Medical Library, IB 301 Dr. Nelson will explore one of the first collections of artwork created by institutionalized mental patients, and how doctors interpreted patient art in terms of new, evolutionary understandings of mental illness. It will also analyze the importance of art-making and collecting at a […]

The Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker Series | War and Human Capital: Growing Up During the Nigerian Civil War

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Presented by: Una Osili, Africana Studies Date: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 Time: 4:30-5:30 PM Location: IUPUI Campus Center Room 268 Civil conflict is an obstacle to development in the developing world. The Nigerian Civil War was the first modern civil war in sub Saharan Africa. Four decades later, this study documents the war’s significant, long-run […]

Speaker: Activist Angela Davis to deliver keynote address at IUPUI Martin Luther King Jr. dinner

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INDIANAPOLIS — Political activist, scholar, author and educator Angela Y. Davis will deliver the keynote address during the 2016 Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis dinner honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Organized by the Black Student Union in partnership with the Office of Student Involvement, the annual IUPUI Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Lecture: McKenzie Beverage and Gabe Filippelli talk Environmental Awareness

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Date: December 10, 2015 Time: 12:00 PM Location: Circle Centre (2nd floor, across from H&M), 49 W. Maryland Street Outpost Indy and the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute invite you to join us for weekly, one-hour discussions on connectivity, environmental awareness, good design, and community in Indianapolis. This week, McKenzie Beverage and Gabe Filippelli talk […]

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 […]

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 […]

Artist Talk: German artist Bastian Muhr to speak at Herron School of Art and Design

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Date: December 2, 2015 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Herron School of Art and Degin’s Basile Auditorium German artist Bastian Muhr, who is know for his large-scale nonrepresentational works, will give a free public talk about his art in Herron School of Art and Design’s Basile Auditorium on Wednesday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. Muhr is also […]

Lecture| Heather Blair Presents “Affecting Religion: Picturebooks and the Configuration of Childhood Virtues”

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Date: Friday, Dec. 4,2015 Time: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Location: UL 4115P Heather Blair, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at IU-Bloomington presents, “Affecting Religion: Picturebooks and the Configuration of Childhood Virtues.” Postwar Japanese picture books often appropriate elements with recognizably religious pedigrees—characters, plots, visual imagery—for use in the education and entertainment of young children. Working against […]

Lecture: Murder exoneree Kwame Ajamu to speak at IU McKinney School of Law

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Date: November 13, 2015 Time: 7:15 PM Location: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Wynne Courtroom INDIANAPOLIS — On Friday, Nov. 13, the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Wrongful Conviction Clinic, in conjunction with the Indiana Abolition Coalition, will host Kwame Ajamu, who was exonerated of murder in February, 12 […]