Arts & Humanities
October 29, 2015
A native of Crawfordsville, Ind., Shortz graduated from the IU College of Arts and Sciences' Individualized Major Program in 1974 and holds the world's only college degree in enigmatology, the study of puzzles.
October 28, 2015
Tharp was awarded the President's Medal for Excellence at a dinner in her honor at the Indiana Memorial Union. It is the highest honor an IU president can bestow. Tharp was recognized for her extraordinary merit and achievement in the arts.
October 27, 2015
"Musical Perspective on the Cultures of BRIC: a Silkroad Collaboration" features the world-renowned cellist and musicians with whom he has explored cultural and economic influences on the musical landscapes of Brazil, Russia, India and China.
October 23, 2015
The symposium will feature a discussion of policies and research on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in higher education and a panel discussion on the model minority myth and the perpetual foreigner stereotype.
October 15, 2015
Ta-Nehisi Coates, one of the nation's most original and influential writers about race, will speak at Indiana University at the Musical Arts Center at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23. Tickets to the free event will be available at the MAC box office and online beginning at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20.
October 13, 2015
The current issue of the American Historical Review includes eight essays as part of a roundtable on the global and long-term trajectory of the study of humanities.
October 8, 2015
One of the country's most controversial issues will take center stage when IU Opera Theater debuts its production of "Dead Man Walking." Educational programming also will be presented, including a lecture by Sister Helen Prejean, author of the 1993 nonfiction book of the same name.
October 5, 2015
The September 2015 issue of the Indiana Magazine of History opens with Randy Mills exploring the darker side of the temperance movement in southwestern Indiana.