Library archivist’s original research is now tell-all book on Civil War government spying

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INDIANAPOLIS — While he’s no Edward Snowden, IUPUI University Library archivist Stephen Towne has blown the whistle on little-known facts about government surveillance of civilian activities — during the Civil War. Towne’s book, “Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War: Exposing Confederate Conspiracies in America’s Heartland,” presents original research on a topic that few others, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Summer 2014 internship in digital documentary with Kentucky Historical Society

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Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition Summer 2014 Graduate Internship The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) seeks two graduate interns to work closely with editors and other staff of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWG-K). Through this competitive internship opportunity, successful candidates will learn the basic principles of documentary editing; […]

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Gerard Magliocca presents new book: “American Founding Son”

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Faculty Book Talks at IU McKinney School of Law September 10, 2013 5:00-7:00 pm Wynne Courtroom and Atrium, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN. American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment, by Gerard Magliocca Professor Gerard Magliocca, a Samuel R. Rosen Professor of Law at IU McKinney School […]