More than 20 communities to host speakers exploring Indiana’s urban/rural dynamic
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More than 20 communities to host speakers exploring Indiana’s urban/rural dynamic

Indiana Humanities helps organizations host talks in communities across the state as part of the group’s INseparable initiative

June 5, 2019
Five Things We Learned about Unigov at the Fairbanks Symposium
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Five Things We Learned about Unigov at the Fairbanks Symposium

It was a bittersweet day to explore “Unigov at 50” at the Sixth Annual Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership. Wednesday’s long-planned event happened to fall on the same day as the funeral for U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, who as mayor was the architect of unified city-county government in …

May 17, 2019
Fairbanks Symposium at the University of Indianapolis to examine Unigov at 50
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Fairbanks Symposium at the University of Indianapolis to examine Unigov at 50

The Sixth Annual Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership, scheduled for May 15, 2019, at the University of Indianapolis, features national and local thought leaders who will discuss the lasting impact of urban consolidation in central Indiana. “Unigov at 50: The Blueprint of the Urban Midwest?” studies the legacy of merging local governments in Indianapolis and the implications for modern cities that have yet to undergo the process.

May 1, 2019
What we learned from the Our Towns: Indiana Tour with James and Deborah Fallows
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What we learned from the Our Towns: Indiana Tour with James and Deborah Fallows

We traveled to four communities and saw more than 400 Hoosiers with authors James and Deborah Fallows to kick off our new two-year INseparable initiative. Here's what we learned.

March 22, 2019
New INseparable book collection for reading groups
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New INseparable book collection for reading groups

In honor of our INseperable initiative, we’ve curated an INseparable book collection for our Novel Conversations lending library. The collection explores urban, rural and suburban dynamics in Indiana, the Midwest and the country at large.

March 12, 2019
Why We Chose <i>The Year We Left Home</i>
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Why We Chose The Year We Left Home

Jean Thompson’s The Year We Left Home offers a sweeping, multi-generational look at changing Midwestern life during the final decades of the twentieth century.

March 12, 2019
Six Indiana communities selected to host national Smithsonian exhibit about rural America
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Six Indiana communities selected to host national Smithsonian exhibit about rural America

Indiana Humanities selected 9 additional sites to receive grants to develop local programming

February 12, 2019