Social Alchemy:  A Collaborative Effort to Explore Utopia in Indiana
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Social Alchemy: A Collaborative Effort to Explore Utopia in Indiana

On April 7, listeners near and far tuned in to hear the debut of a podcast episode telling the mystical and tragic journey of Father George Rapp, founder of an early-1800s utopian society at New Harmony, Indiana. The podcast is just one component of a multifaceted, multiyear project called Social …

April 8, 2021
Indiana’s Day of Digital Humanities [#IndianaDH]
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Indiana’s Day of Digital Humanities [#IndianaDH]

Professor James J. Connolly, director of Ball State University’s Center for Middletown Studies and co-director of BSU’s Digital Scholarship Lab, shares a look at Indiana’s digital humanities network.

April 29, 2020
Humanities at Home
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Humanities at Home

Resources you might need, homebound humanities activities, and Leah’s picks to think, read and talk

March 31, 2020
Humanities at Home
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Humanities at Home

Resources you might need, join an online watch party, Kristen’s picks for thinking, reading and talking

March 24, 2020
Indiana Humanities to suspend events through April
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Indiana Humanities to suspend events through April

Indiana Humanities is committed to public health and safety, and we recognize that the recent outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) raises concerns for many.  Out of an abundance of caution, we have made the decision to suspend programs and events that we organize through the end of April, and our staff will transition to …

March 11, 2020
Five Things We Learned at Fairbanks 2020
Indiana Women's Suffrage Centennial
Five Things We Learned at Fairbanks 2020

This is a re-post from the Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Blog. Find more information at IndianaSuffrage100.org The annual Fairbanks Symposium on Friday, March 6, presented by the Institute for Civic Leadership & Mayoral Archives at the University of Indianapolis and Indiana Humanities brought together women from across government, politics, philanthropy …

March 10, 2020
Here’s How to Push Back Against Negative Rural Stereotypes
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Here’s How to Push Back Against Negative Rural Stereotypes

During workshops last week at Manchester University and Hanover College, sociologist Ben Winchester provided a lot of evidence to push back against the negative stereotypes often attached to rural communities. Here are six key takeaways from the “Rewriting the Rural Narrative” events led by Winchester, a rural sociologist with the …

October 15, 2019
Dillsboro taps into its past to spring into the future
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Dillsboro taps into its past to spring into the future

DILLSBORO, Ind.—It was a happy accident that allowed this small Indiana town to make a big splash. Developers were certain they were going to strike it rich with oil or gas when they began drilling here in the early 1900s, about 40 miles west of Cincinnati. That dream never came …

August 19, 2019