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Lessons from Teaching “Business German” Online-Professor Claudia Grossman

IUPUI’s first fully-online German course, Business German, was redesigned to incorporate new technologies, foster self directed learning, and support collaboration with native speakers. The outcomes offered many rewards, and a few surprises. RSVP: libarsvp@iupui.edu with Claudia Grossman talk in the subject line.

November 21, 2014
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Telecollaborative Foreign Language Education-Professor Julie Belz

How do people learn second (and third and fourth) languages, and what is learned in the process? Examine the impact of Internet-mediated, class-to-class learning partnerships on the acquisition of linguistic, pragmatic, and intercultural competence, i.e. the ability to see the self through the eyes of the other. RSVP: libarsvp@iupui.edu with Julie Belz talk in …

November 4, 2014
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The Reiberg Reading Series presents poet Marianne Boruch

The Reiberg Reading Series presents poet Marianne Boruch. Boruch is the author of the recently published poetry collection, Cadaver, Speak, along with eight other books of poetry, two poetry collections, and a memoir. Her poetry has appeared in The New Yorker and has been anthologized in the 1997 and 2009 …

October 30, 2014
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Cadaver, Speak: An Evening Performance

A dramatization of Indiana poet Marianne Boruch’s work on life stories and human anatomy will be presented at IUPUI. The program is sponsored by the Medical Humanities & Health Studies program and will include medical professionals as a target audience.

October 30, 2014
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2014 Barlow Lecture in the Humanities: “The Future of the Book”

Is there a need to fear the death of the book in this age of digital readers?   This is the question that will guide the 2014 John D. Barlow Lecture in the Humanities at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis on Oct. 29. The event is free and open to the …

October 29, 2014
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Second Annual Madame C.J. Walker/Frederick Douglass Lecture

he topic is Frederick Douglass’s The Heroic Slave and the American Revolutionary Tradition. There are two days of activities devoted to examining this often overlooked early gem of African American fiction that was written by Douglass in 1853. * Thursday, October 9, at the Tower Ballroom of IUPUI’s Hine Hall (formerly the …

October 9, 2014
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Research at the Frontiers: A Geographic Journey-Professor Rudy Banerjee

Journey through Berkeley and Silicon Valley to explore geographic information science in the halls of academe and in startup culture, which blends cutting edge research with real world pragmatics. RSVP: libarsvp@iupui.edu with Rudy Banerjee talk in the subject line.

October 7, 2014
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Indianapolis Chinese Festival

The city of Indianapolis is hosting the seventh annual Indianapolis Chinese Festival downtown on September 27, at American Legion Mall from noon to 6 p.m.. This festival is held during the month of Chinese Moon Festival, which is the second largest Chinese festival after Chinese New Year. The Moon festival …

September 26, 2014