September 12, 2012
IUPUI Fall Events

This fall IUPUI will be hosting a variety of events that you won’t want to miss. They include:

“Mormons in the 21st Century”: Friday, September 28, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at the Indiana Historical Society, is a one-day public forum hosted by the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The forum is free and open to the public, seating is limited.

The Ancient Mariner: Friday, September 14th, 8 p.m. at the Columbia Club, the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute (IAHI) and the Butler University Jordan College of Fine Arts are pleased to present the American premiere of this unique musical program featuring internationally acclaimed performer Tim Hardy of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and piano accompaniment by Rebecca Edie. This will take place. $25 general; $15 students.

Sabbatical Talks by faculty: Topics and dates vary – see below.

9/21 Robert W. White, Sociology

“Unfinished Business”: The Politics of Contemporary Irish Republicanism

10/2 Frederick L. Bein, Geography

Traditions of Subsistence Farming in Western Kenya

10/5 Marianne S. Wokeck, History

Mapping Ancestors’ Profiles: Tracing Migration in Time and Across Space

Rediscovering the Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: A Public Symposium: October 4th, 6 – 7 p.m. in CE450, a free two-day public event to observe and assess the significance of the publication of the first scholarly edition of Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, the third and most inclusive autobiography by the 19th century’s best known African American by the Frederick Douglass Papers, a unity of the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indianapolis’ Institute for American Thought. Keynote address will feature Professor David W. Blight, the Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University.

IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute First Thursday Film Series: The IAHI First Thursday Film Series theme for 2012-13 is “Listening to the City.”  Each featured film focuses on the relationship between urban infrastructures and human societies. Events are free and open to the public. However, you will need to reserve your tickets online before the event.

October 4, 6:30-9:00
IUPUI Campus Center Theater
Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott
117 min.
Rated: R
Book your free tickets

November 1, 6:30-9:00
IUPUI Campus Center Theater
LA Story directed by Mick Jackson and written by Steve Martin
95 min.
Rated: PG-13
Book your free tickets

“Cry the Cosmos”: Ray Bradbury and the American Imagination – Professor Jonathan R. Eller: For more than sixty years, Ray Bradbury has been one of the most recognized figures in American literature and popular culture. This discussion will be held Thursday, November 8th from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center. Free and open to the public, but seating is limited. RSVP

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