IUPUI to host program of digital tech courses geared for humanities scholars

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INDIANAPOLIS — Undergraduate and graduate students, university faculty, and staff looking to expand their use of digital skills or to develop new tools for humanities research are invited to enroll in the 2016 Humanities Intensive Learning & Training Institute. Registration is now open for the institute, which will take place on the Indiana University-Purdue University […]

Talking About Freedoms without Freaking Out

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An IUPUI discussion series powered by Spirit & Place, a legacy project of The Polis Center, part of IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, with support from the IUPUI Office of Community Engagement, Indiana Humanities, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Center for Interfaith Cooperation, and The Center for Civic Literacy. Where do […]

Conference: Is the new spirituality your grandmother’s religion? And other ‘big questions’

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INDIANAPOLIS — As more and more Americans define themselves as “spiritual” but not religious, and scholars talk about and study “lived religion,” is the once-familiar term “religion” now primarily a reference to institutions or denominations? And how fares the debate over the existence of “civil religion” — patriotism as the true faith of Americans as […]

Book by IUPUI professor puts Native American mascot imagery into historical context

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INDIANAPOLIS — Twenty-first-century efforts to legitimize Native American athletic team names and mascots miscast tribal history, argues the author of a book examining the history of Native American imagery in college sports and exposing its ties to a crisis of identity among white, middle-class men. Under pressure from the NCAA, Native Americans and others, many […]

Italian Film Festival returns to IUPUI for fourth year

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Italian Film Festival returns to Indianapolis for a fourth year April 24 with a slate of six films running through May 3. Indianapolis is one of 12 cities around the nation hosting the Italian Film Festival USA. The festival is a collaboration between the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue […]

Crispus Attucks 1955 championship basketball team reunites to dedicate new court

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Sixty years ago this spring, while there was still overt public school segregation in Indianapolis, the Crispus Attucks High School basketball team won the Indiana state basketball championship.  More than just a basketball game, the event was a milestone for the African American community in Indianapolis and for the city.  As you may know, the […]

IUPUI announces new degrees focused on law in liberal arts and informatics

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The Indiana University Board of Trustees has approved a proposal for two new degrees at IUPUI: One prepares undergraduate students for careers as paralegals, and the other provides a path for students to transition rapidly into in-demand and well-paid information technology jobs. IUPUI will ask the Indiana Commission for Higher Education for final approval to […]

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, […]

Award-winning novelists and poets headline Reiberg Reading Series at IUPUI

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The Spring 2015 Rufus & Louise Reiberg Reading Series at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis kicks off Thursday, March 5, with Emily Gray Tedrowe reading from her works, including the recently published second novel, “Blue Stars.” Tedrowe’s first novel, “Commuters,” was listed as a Best New Paperback by Entertainment Weekly, an IndieNext Notable pick and a […]