Laura Holzman, Modupe Labode, and Mary Price to discuss “The Value and Values of Public Scholarship”

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February 24, 2015 | 12:00-1:30 IUPUI University Library, Room 4115P 755 W. Michigan St. The 21st-century research university is no ivory tower.  It is a vibrant space that cultivates creativity and experiment — a space that encourages and supports multiple ways of knowing and doing.  Public scholarship is an essential pillar of the 21st-century university, […]

IUPUI alumna receives Kennedy Center leadership award for arts accessibility program

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INDIANAPOLIS — An IUPUI alumna recently received a prestigious national award for a project helping to open the world of cultural arts to people with disabilities. Kristina Johnson, a 2013 museum studies graduate in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, is the recipient of a Kennedy Center Leadership Exchange in Arts […]

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Student-orgnaized exhibit opens documenting community history of Near Southside

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Split but Not Separated: Recapturing the Legacy of the Near Southside, a new exhibit designed by students in the Museum Methods class, will open on Sunday, April 27, at the Concord Neighborhood Center, 1301 South Meridian. This pop-up exhibit originates in a class taught by Professor Modupe Labode (History and Museum Studies), and was inspired […]

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IUPUI faculty and students help FBI identify cultural artifacts

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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis anthropology and museum studies faculty and students are assisting the FBI in identifying and preserving cultural artifacts found in the home of a Rush County, Ind., man. The FBI and its multidisciplinary team are working on repatriating items of cultural patrimony. Larry J. Zimmerman, professor of anthropology and museum studies; Holly […]

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Elee Wood to speak on experiencing objects in U.S. museums

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The School of Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker Series Campus Center, Room 268 Friday January 31, 2014 4:30 PM – 5:30 p.m. Professor Elee Wood, Museum Studies, will present a talk entitled “Around the Country in 52 Museums: Finding the Objects of Experience.” Everyday objects remind us about stories from our lives. Explore how museums can […]

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Historic Deerfield, Inc. 2014 Undergraduate Fellowship Program in Early American History and Material Culture

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Historic Deerfield, Inc. invites applications for an intensive Summer Fellowship Program in History and Material Culture in Deerfield, MA. Undergraduates enrolled as either juniors or seniors as of January 1, 2014 are eligible for 7 openings in the program, which is designed for students in American Studies, Architecture, Archeology, Art and Art History, Design, History, […]


IUPUI professor receives Association of Midwest Museums Distinguished Service Award

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The Association of Midwest Museums has honored an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor for long-term distinguished service to the museum profession. Elizabeth Kryder-Reid, who teaches museum studies in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, is the recipient of the 2012 Association of Midwest Museums Distinguished Service Award. The association’s awards committee unanimously voted to […]