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News Releases for Arts and Humanities

Herron students among finalists and award winners at international furniture design showcase

Cherry-Stick-BenchSeptember 12, 2012 — Five pieces of art furniture recently earned international honors for Herron School of Art and Design students.

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National experts gather at IUPUI to celebrate publication of newly edited Frederick Douglass autobiography

David W. BlightSeptember 12, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS – One of the nation’s foremost authorities on the U.S. Civil War is the keynote speaker for a conference next month on the life and work of Frederick Douglass – best known historically as a runaway slave turned abolitionist in antebellum America. Douglass subsequently became one of the most influential writers and thinkers of the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

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Book of quotations highlights work, lasting relevancy of Frederick Douglass: Publication is prelude to landmark symposium on Douglass at IUPUI

In the Words of Frederick DouglassSeptember 10, 2012 — A new book of quotations, edited by two Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers, compiles the words of one of America’s most pre-eminent 19th-century orators and writers into an easy-to-read, insightful yet critical commentary on America’s historic path.

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'Flea Market Jesus' release coincides with muzzle loading rifle championships and political fever

Flea Market JesusSeptember 5, 2012 — INDIANAPOLIS -- With the presidential election just months away, a new book by an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researcher is particularly salient because of heightened interest in genuinely “undecided” voters.

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IUPUI library captures three major Library Federation awards

Jennifer Johnson (left) and Willie MillerAugust 31, 2012 — University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and two of the library’s employees are recipients of leadership awards from the Indiana Library Federation, one of the largest state library associations in the U.S. The IUPUI library is the only public academic library to earn the association’s leadership awards in three categories.

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Indy to host American music premiere of 'Ancient Mariner'

Tim HardyAugust 28, 2012 —
Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" will come to life as the second installment of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute’s  2012-13 lecture and performance series.

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IUPUI artist-in-residence Tim Hardy will lecture on 'Theatre for the 21st Century'

Tim HardyAugust 24, 2012 —
Internationally acclaimed actor/director Tim Hardy will present a special lecture at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as the opening event of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute’s 2012-13 public lecture and performances series.

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IUPUI offering new bachelor's degree in medical humanities and health studies

William SchneiderAugust 23, 2012 — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved a new health-related liberal arts degree program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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IUPUI forum on modern-day Mormonism features leading experts, former senator

Former U.S. Sen. Robert F. BennettAugust 20, 2012 — Three prominent experts on Mormon history, culture and religion and a former Utah senator are the featured speakers for an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis forum on Mormonism in today’s society.

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Exhibits on 17th-century printmaking, book arts open Aug. 31 at Herron

Book Art by Jessica DuncanAugust 13, 2012 — An exhibit on 17th century printmaking and another exhibit on the bookmaking arts, including letterpressing and papermaking, will round out the summer gallery offerings at Herron School of Art and Design.

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Chinese students arrive at IUPUI for joint sociology study-abroad program

Sun Yat-Sen Study Abroad StudentsAugust 10, 2012 — A group of Chinese students from Sun Yat-Sen University arrived in Indianapolis on Monday for a two-week study abroad opportunity at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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