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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. Please check back often to see the cutting-edge research and activities being done by faculty in SLA as well as faculty media appearances and honors. Faculty interested in being highlighted on …

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Posted on January 14th, 2022 by Aaron Dusso

Jason Kelly is the TRIP (Translating Research into Practice) scholar of the month. Read more about Dr. Kelly’s work here On Friday, January 28, 2022 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. Professor Kelly will give a virtual presentation about his work on “Transdisciplinarity, Public Scholarship, and the Anthropocene.” In this presentation, Professor Jason Kelly will …

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Posted on January 12th, 2022 in Community Engagement, Events by Aaron Dusso

Stephanie Rowe recently organized an excellent “Making a Career with History” panel as part of IUPUI’s Fall Career week.   Stephanie Rowe is Executive Director of the National Council on Public History, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

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Posted on January 6th, 2022 in Faculty, Media, Research by Aaron Dusso

On the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection many are still trying to figure out why it happened and what it means for our country moving forward. There are a handful of reasons thousands of Americans rioted that day. While not the only reason, a key influence was white Christian nationalism. My colleague Sam Perry and …

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Posted on January 5th, 2022 in Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events by Aaron Dusso

Associate Faculty member Desmond L. Kemp’s Introduction to American Politics class (POLS Y103) was given the opportunity to take a creative approach to solving political centered issues using technology. They met with the creator of EMPOWRD, Horace Williams, which is an application that allows lobbyists and politicians in Georgia to engage local citizens. Teams of …

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Posted on December 9th, 2021 in Community Engagement, Events, Students by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Carrie Foote, and students from her School of Liberal Arts Sociology HIV and Society Class, welcomed Dr. William Cooke (Family Foundations Medicine) to IUPUI on November 11 ’21 where he shared his and the towns’ experiences, chronicled in his recently published book, Canary in the Coal Mine: A Forgotten Rural Town, a Hidden Epidemic, …

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Posted on December 1st, 2021 in Award, Creative Activity, Honors by Aaron Dusso

Professor Mitchell Douglas won the 2021 National Endowment for the Arts, Literature Fellowship in Creative Writing (Poetry). He is one of just thirty-five recipients nationwide. It’s a true honor and well deserved. Read more about his work here Mitchell L. H. Douglas is an Associate Professor in the Department of English, IU School of Liberal …

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Posted on November 19th, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Sumedha Gupta recently published an article titled, “Vaccinations Against COVID-19 May Have Averted Up To 140,000 Deaths In The United States” in the journal Health Affairs. Abstract COVID-19 vaccination campaigns continue in the United States, with the expectation that vaccines will slow transmission of the virus, save lives, and enable a return to normal …

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Posted on November 1st, 2021 in Award, Honors by Aaron Dusso

Congratulations to Dr. Nnaemeka who will receive an honorary doctorate from The American University of Paris (AUP). She will be honored during AUP’s commencement ceremony in May of 2022. AUP’s President, Dr. Celeste Schenck, said it best in her award letter to Dr. Nnaemeka. Her work represents “…the best of liberal arts inquiry and a …

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Posted on October 26th, 2021 in Book, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Professor Chris Lamb’s Conspiracy of Silence: Sportswriters and the Long Campaign to Desegregate Baseball, originally published in 2012, released in paperback this month. About: The campaign to desegregate baseball was one of the most important civil rights stories of the 1930s and 1940s. But most of white America knew nothing about this story because mainstream …

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