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Posted on March 6th, 2021 in Featured

This site features the wide-ranging research, community engagement, and creative activity of the faculty in the IU School of Liberal Arts (SLA) at IUPUI. Faculty member SLAte Blog, please see the submission form.      

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Posted on January 24th, 2023 in Alumni, Announcements, Award, Community Engagement, Faculty by David E. Hoegberg

Dr. Marianne Wokeck, Chancellor’s Professor Emerita of History in the IU School of Liberal Arts, has won the 2022 William F. Eagan Lifetime Achievement Award of the Indiana Conference of the American Association of University Professors. The award is given “In Recognition of a Lifetime of Service.” Dr. Wokeck became a member of AAUP when …

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Posted on January 2nd, 2023 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Students by David E. Hoegberg

On Monday, December 5, 2022, Dr. Laura Holzman, SLA faculty member in Museum Studies, gave a presentation in the Engaged Art History Event Series on the process of developing and leading a project-based course involving multiple types of partners. In fall 2022, the Museum Studies Program at Indiana University IUPUI launched a collaboration with the …

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Posted on December 7th, 2022 in Award, Community Engagement, Events, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Edward Curtis is one of eight Indiana University faculty members who have been awarded the inaugural IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Fellowship in 2022. The program aims to accelerate and amplify the work of outstanding IU faculty poised to become national and international leaders in their fields. Each recipient will receive $50,000 in funding …

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Posted on December 2nd, 2022 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. David Craig, Professor of Religious Studies, at the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, has been selected to participate in one of the prestigous Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF)  leadership programs. These ground breaking programs connect changemakers across the country—from every profession and field—to learn from and work with one another in creating …

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Posted on November 18th, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Improving the well-being of mothers, infants, and children is an important public health goal. Over the past half century, the medical guidance provided to women before, during, and after pregnancy to achieve this goal has changed dynamically when public health trends change. In 2009, the Institute of Medicine introduced new guidelines on weight gain during …

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Posted on November 16th, 2022 in Faculty, Media by Carrie E. Foote

IUPUI sociologist Andrew Whitehead published an analysis in Time magazine of why the recent midterm election losses of prominent politicians who embrace Christian nationalism aren’t likely to change the minds of Americans who embrace Christian nationalism. Whitehead and colleague Sam Perry cite data that show even though the numbers of Americans who embrace Christian nationalism …

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Posted on November 16th, 2022 in Announcements, Award, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Obioma Nnaemeka will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Social Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa in May 2023. She will be recognized for her outstanding contribution to research in the areas of development, women/gender studies, human rights, and African Diaspora studies. Read on to learn more about the influential scholarship and …

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Posted on November 4th, 2022 in Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events, Faculty by Carrie E. Foote

Join Dr Carrie Foote, Sociology this Wednesday, November 9 for a very special Trail Talk at the Phoenix Theatre Indianapolis as part of the Spirit & Place Festival. The event is free to the public. Registration is encouraged. A visual art show featuring Indy-based artist Contonnia Turner, Jr. and photographer/digital artist Todd Fuqua will provide …

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Posted on November 1st, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

IUPUI Professor Daniel Johnson’s most recent publication argues that as COVID-19 continues to impact the United States and the world at large it is becoming increasingly necessary to develop methods which predict local scale spread of the disease. This is especially important as newer variants of the virus are likely to emerge and threaten community …

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Posted on November 1st, 2022 in Faculty, Media, Research by Carrie E. Foote

IUPUI sociologist Andrew Whitehead published an analysis of the growth and decline of Christian nationalism in the United States in the Washington Post’s analysis section, the Monkey Cage. Whitehead and colleague Sam Perry show that while fewer Americans embrace strong commitment to Christian nationalism, the importance of Christian nationalism to those Americans only continues to …

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