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IUPUI professor Laura Holzman gets creative to “Free the Vaccine”.

 Herron hosts virtual exhibit Creativity vs. COVID: Ending the Pandemic for Good“. First published in NUVO on April 3, 2021. Laura Holzman has occasionally found herself at the intersection of art and medicine in her career as an academic and public scholar. In her book Contested Image, she highlighted the fight to keep the painting […]

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New exhibits at Herron Galleries focus on mass incarceration, health equity, decolonization

Published in the Inside IUPUI newsletter on March 25, 2021 The Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI opened three new exhibitions on March 24 that explore race, equity and decolonization while building on previous gallery programming. The exhibitions “Paul S. Briggs — Cell Personae: The Impact of Incarceration on Black […]

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Arts and Humanities General News

SAVI TALKS: Equity in Economic Opportunity, Social Mobility, and Race Thursday, March 25

The income of the family you’re born into makes a big difference in how much you will earn as an adult. But, your race and the place your grow up also affect your economic opportunity. Join The Polis Center and WFYI on Thursday, March 25, at 9:30 a.m. as Polis Center analysts Matt Nowlin and Rebecca Nannery […]

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Max Kade German -American Center Spring Events

Join the Max Kade Center for their remaining spring 2021 events.  All events are free, online, and open to everyone – please share widely with friends, family, and colleagues.  All events are listed in the Eastern time zone and event links to RSVP are also on the Max Kade Center’s website. We look forward to […]

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Leslie Etienne and the Center for Africana Studies and Culture at IUPUI

By Dan Grossman The Center for Africana Studies is co-sponsoring Exploring Black Liberatory Praxis: Contemporary struggle in Africa and the African Diaspora on Wed. February 24 at 6 p.m. The Center for Africana Studies at IUPUI, as noted in multiple news articles, has a new office in the Madam Walker Legacy Center which holds a […]

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Art Herron School of Art + Design

Herron students bring campus alive in coloring book

BY JUSTIN WHITAKER. Originally published in News at IUPUI Feb. 15, 2021 Through a collection of black lines and white space, students, staff and faculty at the Herron School of Art and Design collectively and creatively brought IUPUI’s energetic campus to life in a coloring book. “Color Your Campus – IUPUI” is an 88-page coloring book […]

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Art Faculty and Staff IU Community School of Education

Lasana Kazembe’s blues poetry opera focuses on Richard Wright’s journey

This story was originally published in NUVO on Feb. 9, 2021 In 1927, a young man by the name of Richard Wright — who would later become one of the most prominent African American authors of the 20th century —  arrived in the Gap area of Chicago. It was during the Great Migration when over […]

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Black History Month Events Around IUPUI

BY INSIDE IUPUI Feb. 3, 2021 February is Black History Month, and the IUPUI Multicultural Center has released a calendar of events honoring the occasion. You can download the calendar of events online. To strike out more on your own, download this Black History Month activity guide. Additionally, the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute wanted to call attention […]

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Full production grants available for Black playwrights throughout Indiana

Posted on January 22, 2021 by tfrancisShare7 in IUPUI Office for Community Engagement blog Lack of financial resources is often the most daunting obstacle for new writers trying to bring fresh, innovative story ideas from the pages of their script to the stage. For a few aspiring writers, OnyxFest 2021 – the first and only Indiana theater festival […]

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Herron’s first exhibitions in 2021 highlight the power of art to unify, promote social change

Written by Herron staff and first published in News at IUPUI on Jan. 20. INDIANAPOLIS — The Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI will present two new exhibitions illuminating the various ways in which artists creatively and boldly use different media to amplify social justice movements. “The Sum of Unity” […]