Notre Dame historian and professor to discuss ‘The Bible Then and Now’ in public talk

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Noted historian and National Endowment for the Humanities medal recipient Mark Noll will deliver a public talk Thursday, Aug. 7, as part of the IUPUI Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture’s The Bible and American Life Conference. Noll will present “The Bible Then and Now” at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, […]

Students to Dive in For Better English

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Thirty-five undergraduate students from two Japanese institutions are coming to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis this summer to improve their English-language skills while learning more about U.S. culture. The students will immerse themselves in English-only classes and extracurricular activities offered and organized by the International Center for Intercultural Communication, part of the IU School of Liberal […]

Curtis awarded for NEH Summer Seminar about Muslim American Identity

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in Washington, D.C, has announced that Edward Curtis, Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts and professor of religious studies, has been awarded $114,438 to conduct a national seminar for school teachers on “Muslim American Identities, Past and Present.” The three-week seminar, which will take place on the IUPUI […]

Anthropologist and English lecturer comment on popularity, cultural themes of ‘Planet of the Apes’

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Why does the idea of a dystopian world ruled by apes continue to pique moviegoers’ interest nearly five decades after the original “Planet of the Apes” debuted? With the newest installment of the franchise, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” opening in theaters this weekend, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis anthropology professor Paul R. Mullins […]

Open Society Foundations Invites Applications for Social Justice Photography Projects

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The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is accepting applications for photography projects that can be used as tools for social change. The foundation’s Audience Engagement program supports projects that address a pressing social justice or human rights problems and provide concrete ways for photographers, organizations, and their target audiences to create positive social impact. Projects […]

Researching and Teaching Intercultural Competence and 8th Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse Conference

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International scholars will headline an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis conference, discussing the role of cultural knowledge and intercultural communication as well as the intersection of language and culture in community settings. The conference aims to help university teachers, school teachers and other professionals adapt the latest thinking about the integration of cultural studies into professional […]