Environmental Activism on a Continuum: Wilderness, City, Place
Nov
10
11:00 AM11:00

Environmental Activism on a Continuum: Wilderness, City, Place

Chair: Jason M. Kelly, Arts and Humanities Institute, IUPUI

John Linstrom, New York University, “Simon Pokagon and the Columbian ‘Rebuke’ of the Queen of the Woods

Daniel Rinn, University of Rochester, “Jeanne Robert Foster: Naturalism in the Wilderness and City”

Rohma Khan, University of Rochester, “Fare Share: Cabs, Labor, and Environment in the City”

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Transnational Knowledge Networks, Art Pedagogy, and Commerce during the Eighteenth Century
Nov
15
8:45 AM08:45

Transnational Knowledge Networks, Art Pedagogy, and Commerce during the Eighteenth Century

This presentation examines the networks of knowledge exchange between British and Italian artistic institutions during the 18th century. Using social network analysis, it provides a new framework for understanding the sociocultural milieu of artists and patrons during the age of the Grand Tour.

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Water Museums: Concepts and Collaborations
Sep
26
11:00 AM11:00

Water Museums: Concepts and Collaborations

  • Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This special session will focus on the conceptualization and implementation of water museums across the globe. Presenters will focus on the water museum from its theoretical conceptualization through its implementation. A special focus will be placed on multi-local and international networks and collaborations in both creating and sustaining water museums.

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The Dilettanti, Art Pedagogy, and Roman Models for an Art Academy in London
Dec
10
1:30 PM13:30

The Dilettanti, Art Pedagogy, and Roman Models for an Art Academy in London

The Accademia Nazionale di San Luca and the British School at Rome (BSR) will host the conference The Roman Art World in the 18th Century and the Birth of the Art Academy in Britain, to be held in Rome between 10 and 11 December 2018. The conference will focus on the role of the Roman pedagogical model in the formation of the British academic art world in the long 18th century.

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Teaching the Anthropocene
Dec
3
11:30 AM11:30

Teaching the Anthropocene

This presentation will be a hands-on workshop to examine both the ways that the Anthropocene presents new challenges for education and to discuss the tools and techniques for responding to this challenge. This presentation will focus on the importance of open knowledge, open access, “commoning,” and public scholarship in developing new modes of formal and informal education for the Anthropocene.

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Frankenstein and the Year without a Summer
Oct
8
7:00 PM19:00

Frankenstein and the Year without a Summer

  • St. Richard’s Episcopal School Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this presentation, Dr. Kelly weaves together the histories of science, art, literature, and politics to tell a global story about Mary Shelley’s masterpiece. Moving from the battlefields of Napoleonic Europe to the volcanoes of the Pacific to the riverbanks of the Yangtze to the farmlands of North America, the audience will see how Frankenstein reveals close ties between these seemingly disparate places how the world within the novel is itself a product of these global connections.

This event is part of the Indiana Humanities One State / One Story: Frankenstein program and is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Keynote: Interdisciplinarity, Public Scholarship, and the Anthropocene
Oct
5
9:10 AM09:10

Keynote: Interdisciplinarity, Public Scholarship, and the Anthropocene

The Crossroads Symposium will bring together Crossroads performers, IU experts, and Bloomington community members to share and create innovative projects inspiring sustainable behavior change.  Attendees will hear from keynote speakers and engage with a panel of Crossroads performers and creators.  In addition, the Symposium will include an opportunity to workshop innovative proposals with experts spanning diverse disciplines.  

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Metaphonics: A sonic journey through Stuart Hyatt’s Field Works
Sep
20
6:30 PM18:30

Metaphonics: A sonic journey through Stuart Hyatt’s Field Works

Join us for an unforgettable evening of live music, film, author readings, birdsong, colliding black holes, whispering caves, melting glaciers, and exploding volcanoes. Stuart Hyatt unveils his massive 7-album Field Works box set and new book, Metaphonics. Performers include writers and musicians from the Field Works ensemble. 

Presented by PRINTtEXTTeam RecordsJap Sam BooksTemporary Residence LTD, and the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute.

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The Entanglements Series: Sound, Art, and Ecology
Sep
20
12:00 PM12:00

The Entanglements Series: Sound, Art, and Ecology

In a world of rapid environmental transformation, how have our soundscapes changed? What is it that we’re not hearing? What does this mean for our futures?

Join us for lunch (it’s free!), a performance by Mary Lattimore, and a discussion with a panel of experts who focus on the intersections of sound, art, ecology, and culture.

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Jan
26
12:00 PM12:00

Publishing in Digital Humanities - A Case Study

The growth of digital humanities raises many questions. How are scholars enriching their work through multimedia exhibitions and archives of visual, audio and other materials? What technologies are available, and what are their costs, audiences and longevity? How does this new scholarship change peer review and promotion standards?

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