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Lecture: Mathias Persson, “From Enlightenment to enlightenments: On the Revision of a Monolithic Concept”

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Cavanaugh Hall, Room 438 12:00-1:15 pm Professor Mathias Persson, Department of Economic History, University of Uppsala, Sweden, will present a lecture on Monday October 21, 2013. The topic of Professor Persson’s talk will be “From Enlightenment to enlightenments: On the Revision of a Monolithic Concept.” Since the 1960s, the once predominant idea of a singular, […]

Project Director William Schneider, right, and the head of Limbé Hospital blood bank in eastern Cameroon.

IUPUI receives NEH grant for study of origins of HIV/AIDS

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An international team of historians and anthropologists, including two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professors, will spend the next three years hunting down the origins of HIV/AIDS. The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $290,000, three-year grant to IUPUI for the project titled “An International Collaboration on the Political, Social, and Cultural History of […]

Jon Coleman

Lecture: Jon Coleman, “Here Lies Hugh Glass: A Mountain Man, a Bear, and the Rise of the American Nation”

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August 29, 7-8pm CE Yale Pratt Room Jon Coleman, Professor of History, Notre Dame University “Here Lies Hugh Glass: A Mountain Man, a Bear, and the Rise of the American Nation” Support provided by the IUPUI Department of History  In the summer of 1823, a grizzly bear mauled Hugh Glass. The animal ripped the trapper up, […]