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Posted on April 21st, 2023 in Alumni, Announcements, Book, Community Engagement, Faculty, Featured, Grant, Publication, Research, Student/Alumni by David E. Hoegberg

What if prisoners were to write the history of their own prison? What might that tell them—and all of us—about the roots of the system that incarcerates so many millions of Americans? These questions are addressed in a groundbreaking and revelatory volume co-edited by Dr. Elizabeth Nelson, Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities & Health Studies …

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Posted on February 22nd, 2023 in Announcements, Book, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Grant, Internships, Publication, Research, Students by David E. Hoegberg

The year 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Frederick Douglass Papers, a research arm of the Institute for American Thought within the IU School of Liberal Arts. The project collects, edits, and publishes the speeches, correspondence, and writings of the iconic African American Frederick Douglass, a runaway Maryland slave who became an …

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Posted on February 18th, 2023 in Announcements, Book, Creative Activity, Events, Faculty, Featured, Publication, Research by David E. Hoegberg

Writer Sarah Layden, Assistant Professor of English in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, has two books coming out this spring. The Invisible Art of Literary Editing, a textbook co-authored with Butler University Writer-in-Residence Bryan Furuness, will be published by Bloomsbury Academic in March. Layden also will moderate a panel on literary editing …

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Posted on February 17th, 2023 in Announcements, Award, Book, Faculty, Grant, In-Progress, Students by David E. Hoegberg

In December, Jennifer Mahoney and Andy Buchenot, both faculty members in the Department of English at IUPUI, were awarded a $5000 Bridge to the Future grant. Funded through philanthropic donations from the IUPUI Chancellor’s Circle, the grant will support the design, creation, and pilot of an open educational resource (OER) for use in W131 – …

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Posted on October 14th, 2022 in Book, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

The story of globalization in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as experienced by ordinary people in the Chinese river town of Zhenjiang is examined in this groundbreaking new book by IUPUI History Professor Xin Zhang. This book proposes an entirely new way of “doing” modern Chinese history that focuses on the intense negotiations of …

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Posted on August 15th, 2022 in Book, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

This book, by Professor Cornelis de Waal, engages and explains pragmatism, an approach to knowledge and philosophy that rejects outmoded conceptions of objectivity while avoiding relativism and subjectivism. It follows pragmatism’s focus on the process of inquiry rather than on abstract justifications meant to appease the skeptic. For pragmatists, getting to know the world is …

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Posted on June 20th, 2022 in Book, Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Media, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

“Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History” premiered June 16th on WFYI. Dean Eitle attended the in-person premiere last week. The film will likely air around the state on various PBS affiliates (so far, Michiana and Muncie have signed on). It will also stream for years on the national PBS app:https://www.pbs.org/video/arab-indianapolis-a-hidden-history-i8qegh/ The appearance of the documentary is …

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Posted on April 13th, 2022 in Book, Media, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

­­­Robert White’s biography, Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, the Life and Politics of an Irish Revolutionary, was the focus of a recent podcast of The Cedar Lounge Revolution, an Irish political blog. Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, who served as Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army, President of Sinn Féin, and President of Republican Sinn Féin, remains …

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Posted on April 11th, 2022 in Book, Book Chapter, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Kelin Hull and Dr. Marilee Brooks-Gillies recently published a book chapter titled “Emotional and Embodied Relationality in Writing Center Administration: Attending to Institutional Status, In-Betweenness, and the (Re)Making of Community” in the collection Emotion and Affect in Writing Centers released by Parlor Press. About the Book Collaboratively written and single-authored chapters focus on topics such …

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Posted on April 6th, 2022 in Book, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Chris Lamb’s latest book, Stolen Dreams: The Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars and Little League Baseball’s Civil War (University of Nebraska Press), was published on April 1 Summary: When the 11- and 12-year-olds on the Cannon Street YMCA all-star team registered for a baseball tournament in Charleston, South Carolina, in July 1955, it put the team …

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