27th Joseph T. Taylor Symposium | Mass Incarceration and the Destruction of Community: Beyond the Post-Racial Myth

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Date:Thursday, February 25, 2016 Time: 8:45 am – 2:00 pm Location: IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.Theater (lower) Level Register here. The Joseph T. Taylor Symposium honors Dr. Taylor for his many contributions to the university and the community by hosting informed discussion on issues of interest in urban America, particularly among communities of color. […]

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, […]

Conference: DPLAfest 2015

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On April 17th and 18th, Indianapolis Central Library, Indiana State Library, IUPUI University Library, and the Indiana Historical Society will host DPLAfest 2015. DPLAfest 2015, presented by the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), brings hundreds together to discuss everything from technology and development, to (e)books, law, genealogy, and education. DPLAfest 2015 will appeal 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 […]

Taylor Symposium at IUPUI shares city’s religious diversity through performances

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The practice of one’s religion isn’t limited to beliefs and sacred texts, according to contemporary religious studies scholars. The 2015 Joseph T. Taylor Symposium at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis offers participants the opportunity to explore Indianapolis’ religious diversity through performances inherent in the practices of various religious groups. The symposium, “Encountering Religions Through Performance,” takes […]

Careers in History Symposium

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Registration is now open for the “Careers in History Symposium,” presented by the National Council on Public History, the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Public History Program, and the IUPUI History Graduate Student Association. Registration is $15. Explore a sampling of careers open to those who want to be historians or use historical training directly […]