IU’s Center for Documentary Research and Practice hosts seminar on legacy of colonialism

Post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino: Documentary media and historical transformations will be the focus of the first Sawyer Seminar hosted by Indiana University’s Center for Documentary Research and Practice. Intended as part of a five-part series, the two-day event will be led by Joshua Malitsky, director of the center and an […]

Interdisciplinary education at IU helped prepare Kate C. Lemay for National Portrait Gallery post

Indiana University graduate Kate C. Lemay has been appointed historian at The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Kim Sajet, director of the museum, said Lemay’s doctorate-level education in both American art and American history fits perfectly with the museum’s mission “to tell the story of America through portraits of people who have made and […]

Award-winning filmmaker Connie Field to attend documentary screenings at IU Cinema

Connie Field will appear at IU Cinema June 18 and 19 for screenings of her films “The Bottom Line” and “Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine” as part of the International Association for Media and History conference being held at Indiana University Bloomington. She will provide an introduction each night, and after each screening […]

Lilly Library exhibition and symposium examine ‘Globalization of the United States 1789-1861’

With today’s technology, ideas and information travel the globe in the blink of an eye. Of course, that wasn’t true in the first years of the United States, but its early citizens certainly did look out at the wider world and consider their place in it. This idea is the focus of a Lilly Library […]

Anil Kapoor brings his magic from Bollywood to Bloomington for screening of ‘Mr. India’

Actor Anil Kapoor is best known to American film audiences as the crooked game show host in “Slumdog Millionaire.” But in his home country, he is simply known as “Mr. India.” Tonight Kapoor will attend a special screening of the 1987 cult classic at 7 p.m. in IU Cinema. “This film is a very special […]