Lecture| Marcia Chatelain: “From the Great Migration to #BlackLivesMatter: African American History as a Tool for Social Change”

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Date: November 13, 2015 Time: 5:00 PM-6:30 PM Location: Butler University, JH 141 Great Migration historian Marcia Chatelain discusses her new book, South Side Girls:  Growing up in the Great Migration and its relationship to current conversations about the #BlackLivesMatter Movement by connecting the experiences of girls and young women during black urbanization and the […]

Lecture: Philanthropy expert Ken Prewitt to discuss ‘Do charitable foundations make a difference?’ at IUPUI

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INDIANAPOLIS — America’s 86,192 charitable foundations frequently receive both praise and criticism for their efforts to create change. Are they really making a difference? Former Rockefeller Foundation executive, foundation scholar and Columbia University Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs Kenneth Prewitt will explore the topic “Can Foundations Know If They Are Making a Difference? Navigating between […]

Lecture: Celebrated digital computer artist Jason Seiler to speak at IUPUI Oct. 29

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Date: October 29, 2015 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Room CE 450B in the Campus Center, 420 University Blvd. INDIANAPOLIS — Jason Seiler, perhaps the most celebrated digital computer artist in the world, will speak at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis on Oct 29. The event is free and open to the public. Seiler, whose caricatures and […]

Lecture: McKinney panel to discuss national, international responses to refugee crises

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INDIANAPOLIS — Responses to the world refugee crisis are the focus of an upcoming public panel discussion at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law, located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. McKinney School of Law will present “World Refugee Crisis? Domestic and International Responses” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 […]

Anila Quayyum Agha: Art, Education, and the Making of Future Creative Thinkers

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Date: October 12, 2015 Reception: 4:30-5:30 PM Lecture: 5:30-7:00 PM Location: IUPUI Campus Center Theater, 420 University Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46202 A successful art practice need not be measured solely on commercial success but also on the quality of life of the practitioner. Artistic excellence in creative fields is often the result of a great […]

Evaluating Digital Scholarship in Public History

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Evaluating Digital Scholarship in Public History October 12, 2015 10:00-12:00 IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute IUPUI University Library, UL 4115P, 755 W. Michigan St. As with so many aspects of our lives, the web and digital technologies have profoundly changed communication between public historians and their audiences. From mobile-enhanced gallery guides to crowd-sourced online exhibits […]

Ari Kelman Speaks at Herron School of Art and Design on “Battle Lines”

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A collaboration between the award-winning historian Ari Kelman and the acclaimed graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Battle Lines is a completely original graphic history of the Civil War. The novel traces an ambitious narrative that extends from the early rumblings of secession to the dark years of Reconstruction, employing bold graphic forms to illuminate the complex […]

5th Annual Patrick O’Meara International Lecture U.S.-China: Challenges and Opportunities

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Wednesday, September 16, 4 p.m. Whittenberger Auditorium Indiana Memorial Union IU Bloomington The Patrick O’Meara International Lecture  by The Honorable Jon M. Huntsman Jr. The Lecturer Governor Jon M. Huntsman Jr. began his career in public service as a staff assistant to President Ronald Reagan. He has since served four U.S. presidents in critical roles […]