October 2, 2015
Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month

Explore and engage with events across Indiana.

We whipped up a list of humanities events across the state this month. From poetry open mic nights to historic ghost tours, there are plenty of possibilities to think, read and talk! Start marking your calendar with your favorite events below.

October 2

The Madame Walker Story | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.| Madame Walker Theater

Reconciliation: A Global Ethic Whose Time Has Come | 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Notre Dame, O’Shaughnessy Hall

Annibale or Agostino Carraci – Who Did What When? | 6 – 8 p.m. | IU’s Radio-Television Center (WFIU and WTIU)

October 3

“East-West Transnationalism” Symposium | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

Centerville Public Library ALL-IN Block Party | 5 -7 p.m. | Centerville Public Library

October 5

Clowes Conversation: “Called to Serve – The Arts & Our Veterans” | 7:30pm | Clowes Memorial Hall 

October 6

“An Evening with the Authors” | 9pm | White Rabbit Cabaret

Butler University’s Visiting Writers Series: Poets, Gerald Stern and Anne Marie Macari |7:30 p.m. | The Schrott Center for the Arts

Film and Discussion: “Overburden: Two Women and the Mountain between Them” | 7 p.m. | Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Hall

Readers Anonymous | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Bloomfield Public Library

October 7

Michael Martone Reading | 7:30-8:30 p.m. |  Notre Dame Bookstore

October 8

“Sacred Time and Social Media – Gretchen Buggeln and Brian Johnson” | 6:30 p.m. | Christ College Symposium at Valpo

Dante’s Other Works: A Celebration of the 750th Anniversary of Dante’s Birth| 4:30-6 p.m. | Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library

October 10 

The Art of Journal Writing | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Providence Spirituality & Conference Center – St. Mary’s of the Woods

The 3rd Annual Literary Pub Crawl | Indianapolis

Corning Heritage Center ALL-IN Block Party | 12 -5 p.m. |  Montgomery

October 11 

Bloomington Community Book Fair | 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. |Monroe County Fairgrounds

October 12

I AM Broad Ripple Festival | 6 p.m.| Broad Ripple

October 13

Butler University’s Visiting Writers Series: Author, Laila Lalami | 7:30 p.m. | Reilly Room in Atherton Union

October 16

A Haunted Museum | Wayne County Historical Museum

October 18

Crown Hill Cemetery Public Walking Tour: “Authors” | 3 – 5 p.m. | Crown Hill Cemetery

 

October 20

Matt Holt presents, “Speakeasy: A Storytelling Show” | 9 p.m. | White Rabbit Cabaret

TEDxIndianapolis Livestream | 9:30 a.m. | Your Own Device!

October 21

Lukas Plank, winner of the 2015 Edward Simon B’nai B’rith Barzillai Lodge No. 111 Prize in Jewish Studies, will present “Holocaust Denial.” | 12:30 p.m. |Purdue University, Stewart Center, Room 313.

October 22

“Pride in History” discussion |  6:30 p.m. | Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

“Human Dignity and Human Development” Conference | 1

4pm Oct. 22 – 1:30pm Oct. 24 @ the Hesburgh Center for International Studies (Notre Dame

October 23

ALL-INgaged Teacher Workshop: | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Bloomington

October 24

“Writing Your Life” | 2-4 p.m. | Indianapolis Public Library – North branch

October 25

Crown Hill Cemetery Public Walking Tour: “Heritage” | 3-5 p.m. | Crown Hill Cemetery

October 26

Meaning, Truth, & History:  Maimonides & Spinoza on the Interpretation of Scripture | Purdue University

Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture: Attorney, Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, 7:30pm @ DePauw University

October 27

TILT: An Arts & Humanities Mixer | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Gallery 924

October 28

Indy Reads Spelling Bee | 5:30 p.m. | Hyatt – Downtown Indianapolis

October 29

Italian Cinemas/Italian Histories” Research Seminar | 4:30-6 p.m. | Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries

October 30

“Haunted Prairie: A Hidden History of Conner Prairie” | 6:30 p.m. | Conner Prarie

October 31

Civic Reflection Saturdays: “Vision & Hopefulness | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Valpo’s Helge Center Multipurpose Room

What other humanities events are you attending this month? Let us know below and we’ll add them to our calendar!

 

 

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