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The IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute and the IUPUI English Department present

The Spring 2017 IAHI/Rufus & Louise Reiberg Series

International Women’s Day CelebrationInternational Women’s Day Celebration
Thursday, March 9, 7 p.m. • University Library Lilly Auditorium

Join us for this annual event celebrating women’s contributions to culture and politics around the world. This year’s event features four writers challenging sexism, Islamophobia, racism, and homophobia in readings of poetry, memoir, and fiction. Join us for an international buffet in the auditorium lobby starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by featured readings and a multicultural, multilingual open-mike reading. All are welcome.

Angela Palm


Writer Angela Palm
Wednesday, March 29, 7:30 p.m. • University Library Lilly Auditorium

A native of Indiana, Angela Palm is the author of Riverine: A Memoir from Anywhere but Here, published by Graywolf Press in 2016. She owns Ink + Lead Literary Services and is the editor of an anthology of Vermont writers, Please Do Not Remove. Her work has appeared in Paper Darts, Midwestern Gothic, Tampa Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Burlington, Vermont. About Riverine, The Wall Street Journal writes, “[Riverine] beautifully examines the myriad ways nature and nurture mingle and mix to make us who were are as adults. . . . Riverine is a different kind of memoir, one that through a kind of sleight of hand transports readers from the narrative into the world of ideas and back again, with readers scarcely noticing the transitions.”

Lili Wright


Writer Lili Wright
Thursday, April 20, 8:00 p.m. • IUPUI Campus Center 405

Lili Wright is the author of Dancing with the Tiger, a literary thriller set in Mexico, published by Putnam Penguin in 2016. She is also the author of the travel memoir Learning to Float, which The Washington Post named one of its “Best Summer Reads.” Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Down East, The Cincinnati Review, The Normal School, Cream City Review, and many other publications. She teaches English at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. About Dancing with the Tiger, The New York Times’ Tayari Jones writes, “The chorus of the many voices of Oaxaca—expats, tourists and locals alike—creates a siren song that keeps you turning the pages. This novel has much in common with Anna’s favorite drink, the margarita, said to be the brainchild of an American Mexiphile: It’s salty-sweet, refreshing and more powerful than you think.”


All readings are free and open to the public. IUPUI's University Library is located at 755 W. Michigan St. The Campus Center address is 420 University Blvd. Visitor parking is available in the North Street Garage, 819 W. North St. and the Vermont Street Garage, 1004 W. Vermont Street. For parking information on the IUPUI campus, visit here. For more information about the series, contact Terry Kirts at (317) 274-8929 or tkirts@iupui.edu. Like our Facebook page: The Rufus & Louise Reiberg Reading Series at IUPUI.

The Spring 2017 Rufus & Louise Reiberg Series is made possible by the generous support of the Reiberg Family, the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute, the Office of Academic Affairs, University Library, Division of Undergraduate Education, the IUPUI Office for Women, and the Women's Studies Program at IUPUI.