American culture

  • Dennis Bingham’s Sabbatical Lecture Shows Cinema in a New Light

    Professor Bingham’s presentation of Life, Death and All That Jazz: Bob Fosse and the Hollywood Renaissance of the 1970s on December 5, 2014 will explore the film style of the director-choreographer Bob Fosse (1927-1987), examining Fosse’s heretofore unacknowledged role in the “Hollywood Renaissance” of the 1970s. Bingham artfully examines how Fosse changed Hollywood cinema and […]

  • Study: “The Bible in American Life”

    The year 2011 marked the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible. It also marked the beginning of a three-year Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI ) study of the Bible’s place in the everyday lives of Americans. With a $507,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., the Center for the Study of Religion […]

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    NEH summer stipends – limited submission

    IU Internal Deadline: 6/16/2014 NEH Proposal Deadline: 9/30/2014 Limited Submission website. Brief Description: From NEH website: Updated guidelines will be posted at least two months in advance of the deadline listed. In the meantime, please use the guidelines for the previous deadline, to get a sense of what is involved in assembling an application. Summer […]