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Modupe Labode

Campus Address: 420 Cavanaugh Hall
Phone: 317-274-3829
Email: mlabode@iupui.edu


Associate Professor of History and Museum Studies, Public Scholar of African American History and Museums, Public Scholar of Africana Studies, Adjunct Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History


1983 B.S., History, Iowa State University
1992 D.Phil., History, Oxford University

Academic Interests

Public History Museum Studies African American History Commemoration Women's History


Museum Methods Introduction to Museum Studies Curatorial Practices The Nature of History Public Interpretations of African American History African Americans in Indiana The African Diaspora The Guantánamo Project


Chancellors Diversity Scholar Award, 2017


“‘Defend Your Manhood and Womanhood Rights’: The Birth of a Nation , Race, and the Politics of Respectability in early Twentieth-Century Denver, Colorado," Pacific Historical Review “The ‘Stern, Fearless Settlers of the West’: Lynching, Region and Capital Punishment in Early Twentieth-Century Colorado,” Western Historical Quarterly “Andrew Ramsey, the ‘Voice from the Gallery’: An African American Teacher’s Writings on School Desegregation in Indianapolis,” Ohio Valley History Modupe Labode, Laura Holzman, and Elizabeth Kryder-Reid, “Hybrid Discourse: Exploring Art, Race, and Space in Indianapolis.” Public: A Journal of Imagining America http://public.imaginingamerica.org/blog/article/hybrid-discourse-exploring-art-race-and-space-in indianapolis “Unsafe Ideas, Public Art, and E Pluribus Unum: An Interview with Fred Wilson,” Indiana Magazine of History


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