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Dave Eggers Comes to Indianapolis

When given the opportunity to interview someone as multifaceted as Dave Eggers, it’s hard to know where to begin. Do you start with his nonprofit work in children’s education and publishing? Do you ask him about his breakout memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, published in 2000, in which he recounts bringing up his younger […]

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Spring 2020 Diversity Speaker Series Presents: Nyle DiMarco

Nyle DiMarco, winner of Dancing with the Stars and America’s Next Top Model, empowers audiences to believe they can do and be anything they want in life, no matter the obstacle. He won the mirror ball trophy on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars (season 22), was the last model standing on The CW’s America’s Next Top Model (cycle 22), and appeared on […]

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Rabbi Sandy Sasso, the Religion, Spirituality & the Arts Seminar and Children’s Books Galore

The most prevalent word in the Hebrew Bible is not God, heaven, or hell; it is the conjunction and, signified by the Hebrew letter vav. Rabbi Sandy Sasso, it seems, has grown fond of this humble word. In her children’s picture book The Story of AND, she tells the story of a girl who loves […]

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Religion, Spirituality & The Arts Opening Reception & Performances

The Religion, Spirituality & the Arts Seminar (RSA), a project of the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute, invited 11 Indiana artists to explore and expound upon the story of Jonah and the Whale during the ninth annual Religion, Spirituality and the Arts Seminar and the accompanying art exhibition. Artists include Megan Jefferson, Courtland Blade, Claudia […]

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IUPUI Art & Ethics Seminar

The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library welcomes faculty of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute in delivering their first Public Art & Ethics Seminar for 2020 at the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library. This session will introduce several big ethical questions as a way to think about contemporary public art. Co-hosted by IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute Director and KVML […]

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16 New Frontiers in Arts and Humanities Grants Awarded As Program Transitions

In 1911, 15-year-old Maggie works 12-hour days in a Belfast linen mill, making tablecloths for the Titanic, which is being built nearby. Amid dust fibers filling the air and standing water drenching her feet, Maggie aspires to go to America and marry a man like her sister’s husband. When she finally gets there 10 years […]

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An official problem: IUPUI class tackles issue of referee shortage

As the saying goes, the best sports officials are the ones you don’t notice — they run a clean game, don’t miss any calls and have no bearing on the final outcome. But what if you don’t notice the officials because they aren’t there at all? That day may not be far off, as state […]

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It’s a 2020 Civic Engagement Launch Party

Come to the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library (KVML) as they kick off their Year of Civic Engagement with a launch party on Tuesday, January 28, from 5:30 to 7 pm at the KVML, 543 Indiana Avenue. They’re thrilled to host Lasana Kazembe, an assistant professor of Urban Teacher Education and Africana Studies at IUPUI. He’ll talk about building […]

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Polis Center at IUPUI collaborating on ‘Encyclopedia of Indianapolis’

Information on the development of Indianapolis over the two centuries since its founding will be freely accessible in an updated, digital “Encyclopedia of Indianapolis,” currently under development and scheduled for a launch date in December. This dynamic, highly visual and interactive platform will provide researchers with information on how Indianapolis and Central Indiana have changed […]

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Herron Galleries usher in decade with three solo exhibitions

The IUPUI Herron School of Art and Design’s first exhibitions of 2020 open Jan. 15 with a reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m., kicking off another chapter of visual art encounters on the IUPUI campus. The school’s galleries will present two posthumous displays of works by Ronald Bladen(1918-1988), a pivotal figure of postwar American art, and […]