News Releases for Arts and Humanities
September 12, 2012 — Five pieces of art furniture recently earned international honors for Herron School of Art and Design students.Full story
National experts gather at IUPUI to celebrate publication of newly edited Frederick Douglass autobiography
September 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.Full story
Book of quotations highlights work, lasting relevancy of Frederick Douglass: Publication is prelude to landmark symposium on Douglass at IUPUI
September 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.Full story
September 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.Full story
August 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.Full story
August 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.
August 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.
August 23, 2012 — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved a new health-related liberal arts degree program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.Full story
August 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.Full story
August 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.Full story
August 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.Full story