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Liberal Arts Talks presents Jeanette Dickerson-Putman: "One Anthropologist's Journey in Western Kenya" , December 1, 2017

Professor Jeanette Dickerson-Putman (Anthropology) presents "One Anthropologist's Journey in Western Kenya."

Hear about lessons learned concerning orphan care-giving, adolescent stigma, and inter-generational dynamics in Western Kenya acquired through a ten-year partnership with Moi University. Professor Dickerson-Putman will share her ethnographic research and her personal journey.

Location: Campus Center, CE 305

December 1, 2017 | 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

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Liberal Arts Talks presents Robert Aponte: "Sixteen Bullets: The Laquan McDonald Tragedy and the Police Code of Silence" , February 8, 2018

Professor Robert Aponte (Sociology) presents "Sixteen Bullets: The Laquan McDonald Tragedy and the Police Code of Silence."

Malicious shootings of mostly black civilians by police have unleashed public outcry and renewed reform efforts. The seeming immunity enjoyed by the shooters rests strongly on a police “code of silence.” Laquan McDonald's case, a 17 year-old shot 16 times by a cop, exemplifies the problem and points to solutions.

Location: Campus Center, CE 305

February 8, 2018 | 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

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29th Joseph T. Taylor Symposium , February 15, 2018

The IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI in conjunction with the Department of Anthropology, in partnership with Spirit & Place, present the 29th Joseph T. Taylor Symposium

Location: Campus Center

February 15, 2018 | 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM

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Liberal Arts Talks presents Gail Bennett: "Ah Ha! Second-level Writing Helps Students Overcome Writing Barriers" , March 1, 2018

Liberal Arts Talks presents Terry Kirts: "The Chowder Diaries: Immersion Memoir Writing and the Communal Foods of Southeastern Illinois" , March 2, 2018

Liberal Arts Talks presents Didier Bertrand: "From Albert Camus to Kamel Daoud: The Meursault Investigation Controversy" , March 23, 2018

The Celebration of Scholarship , April 21, 2018