• EXHIBIT: "A Snapshot of Pakistan, 1965: The Madge Minton Collection"
    September 20 9:00am
    On her 1965 trip to Pakistan, WASP pilot and herpetologist Madge Minton arrived with funding from the IU Museum (today the Mathers Museum of World Cultures) and a mission to collect objects used in everyday life. "A Snapshot of Pakistan, 1965: The Madge Minton Collection" uses the items she collected and the information she recorded ab more »
  • “What a Difference a Dog Makes! Or Did Dogs Help Humans Survive in Ice Age Europe?” with Pat Shipman (Pennsylvania State University)
    September 20 4:30pm
    Dogs were the first species to be domesticated. Pleistocene wolves are generally agreed to be the ancestor of all domestic dogs, though wolves were a fierce predator competing with humans for prey. Why and how did a dangerous animal turn into the wag-tailed friend that inhabits our homes? What does "domestication" really mean? This more »
  • CS Colloquium: Chung-Chieh Shan, Assistant Professor, School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
    September 21 10:30am
    The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) CS Colloquium Series and Data Science Talk Series Speaker:   Chung-Chieh Shan, Assistant Professor, School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering Where:  Luddy Hall, Rm. 1106 (Dorsey Learning Hall) When:  Friday, September 21, 2018, 10:30 am Topi more »
  • Asian Culture Center’s “Who are Asian American and Pacific Islanders?” series presents, “A Forum on Identity”
    September 21 12:30pm
    In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we invite you to have a conversation with Latinx and Asian American and Pacific Islander students on issues of heritage and various forms of identity that define a person. Our hope is to enhance understanding, mutual respect, and acceptance on the IUB campus and beyond. more »
  • IU Folklore & Ethnomusicology Solimar Otero talk: "Archives of Conjure: Residual Transcriptions of the Dead"
    September 21 3:30pm
    Abstract: Based on over 10 years of fieldwork in Cuba and archival research, Solimar Otero explores how Afro-Cuban spiritual seances create routes to collaborative spiritual-scholarly-activist work. “Residual transcriptions” are vernacular notations made in rituals with the dead that prescribe further acts of healing, which reinforce more »
Thursday, September 20, 2018