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Emilio G. Robles
Posted on June 30th, 2023 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events, Faculty, Students by Carrie E. Foote

When Emilio G. Robles, Assistant Professor in Applied Theatre and Teaching Artist in the School of Liberal Arts, heard that the Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed National Board was considering bringing its annual conference to Indianapolis, he immediately contacted local affiliates and board members to share what IUPUI (and Indianapolis) could uniquely offer with …

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Posted on June 12th, 2023 in Announcements, Award, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Research by David E. Hoegberg

On Saturday, April 29th, Dr. Ulla Connor presented a celebratory speech at the 185th Annual Celebration for the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters. The celebration is a prestigious event attended by society members, including scholars, scientists, and intellectuals, from all over Finland and abroad. The celebration included the awarding of prizes and grants, a …

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Posted on June 11th, 2023 in Announcements, Award, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Obioma Nnaemeka received an Honorary Doctorate of Social Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa on May 10, 2023. She was recognized for her outstanding contribution to research and civic engagement around the world in the areas of development, women/gender studies, human rights, and African/African Diaspora studies. Read on to learn more …

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Dawahares family
Posted on May 2nd, 2023 in Announcements, Article, Community Engagement, Faculty, Featured, Publication, Research by David E. Hoegberg

For Arab American Heritage Month, Professor Edward Curtis explores his own Arab American roots in Southern Illinois, where his Syrian-Lebanese great-grandfather settled in 1899. What he discovered—a secret love affair and the surprising sympathetic press coverage—challenges what we think we know about the small-town Midwest. His article, “Moses of Cairo (Illinois),” was published April 24 …

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Posted on April 21st, 2023 in Alumni, Announcements, Book, Community Engagement, Faculty, Featured, Grant, Publication, Research, Student/Alumni by David E. Hoegberg

What if prisoners were to write the history of their own prison? What might that tell them—and all of us—about the roots of the system that incarcerates so many millions of Americans? These questions are addressed in a groundbreaking and revelatory volume co-edited by Dr. Elizabeth Nelson, Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities & Health Studies …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2023 in Announcements, Article, Community Engagement, Faculty, Media, Publication, Research by David E. Hoegberg

Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank failed with enormous speed – so quickly that they could be textbook cases of classic bank runs, in which too many depositors withdraw their funds from a bank at the same time. The failures at SVB and Signature were two of the three biggest in U.S. banking history, following …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2023 in Announcements, Article, Community Engagement, Faculty, Publication, Research by David E. Hoegberg

In April 1907, John Green, a Black resident of Greensburg, Indiana, was accused of robbing and raping white widow Caroline Sefton. Unable to lynch Green, who had been removed from the town, white residents rioted, attacking and injuring several Black men and threatening at least one Black family. Some accounts claim that in response to …

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Posted on February 22nd, 2023 in Announcements, Book, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Grant, Internships, Publication, Research, Students by David E. Hoegberg

The year 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Frederick Douglass Papers, a research arm of the Institute for American Thought within the IU School of Liberal Arts. The project collects, edits, and publishes the speeches, correspondence, and writings of the iconic African American Frederick Douglass, a runaway Maryland slave who became an …

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Posted on February 20th, 2023 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events, Faculty, Media, Students by David E. Hoegberg

The Museum of Broken Relationships Indianapolis is a new exhibit developed as a collaboration between the IUPUI Museum Studies Program, the Museum of Broken Relationships (based in Zagreb, Croatia), and partners around Indianapolis. WISH TV’s Scott Sander interviewed Dr. Laura Holzman, Associate Professor of Museum Studies in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, …

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Posted on February 18th, 2023 in Announcements, Book, Creative Activity, Events, Faculty, Featured, Publication, Research by David E. Hoegberg

Writer Sarah Layden, Assistant Professor of English in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, has two books coming out this spring. The Invisible Art of Literary Editing, a textbook co-authored with Butler University Writer-in-Residence Bryan Furuness, will be published by Bloomsbury Academic in March. Layden also will moderate a panel on literary editing …

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