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Jared Council: "IU Professor Leads Local DataRefuge Effort" #climatechange #datarescue #datarefuge

Late last year, IU humanities professor Jason Kelly came across an article about “DataRefuge,” a national, grassroots initiative to archive federal climate and environmental data sets observers felt were at risk of potentially disappearing following the…

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Reading the Grand Tour at a Distance: Archives and Datasets in Digital History #digitalhumanities #digitalhistory #dh #humanities #history

The American Historical Review has just published my essay, “Reading the Grand Tour at a Distance: Archives and Datasets in Digital History.” It is part of the AHR Forum, “Mapping the Republic of Letters.” Here is the abstract: This essay uses Giovanna…

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"What happens to Indy if the arts and humanities are defunded?" #arts #humanities #funding #indianapolis

“The arts and the humanities belong to all the people of the United States.” — The National Foundation of the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 It was a philosopher named George Santayana from the 1800s who said: “Those who cannot remember the past are…

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The Cultural Ecologies Project: A Public Research Program of the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute

The Cultural Ecologies Project is a public research program of the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute (IAHI). It asks the seemingly simple question, “How do cultural interventions transform cities?” We work with community stakeholders to examine the impact…

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Op-Ed: Values in City Planning and Design #urbanism #city #cityplanning #indianapolis #

Cities develop in phases. When we look at the history of Indianapolis, we can see this. The “Mile Square.“ The Central Canal. The railroads. The sewer system. The Kessler Park System. The interurbans. The monument plazas. The interstates. The “Amateur…

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Get a minor or major concentration in the History of Science, Technology, Environment, and Medicine at IUPUI #imajaguar #iupui

Did you know that you could get a minor or major concentration in the History of Science, Technology, Environment, and Medicine in the IUPUI History Department? For more information on the History of Science, Technology, Environment, & Medicine…

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How Much do the NEA and NEH Cost Us? #humanities #arts #nehmatters #neamatters

We knew this was coming. A proposal for entirely dismantling the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities. Yesterday, the new administration released its preliminary budget proposal. This is the first time that a president has proposed gutting the…

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On Bolívar, Resistance, and Revolution in the Midst of WWII: Claude Thompson's "A Man from Jamaica" #history #literature #Caribbean

Introduction The text below is the short story, “A Man from Jamaica,” written by Claude Alphonso Thompson and published in These My People (Kingston, Jamaica: The Herald Ltd., 1943). Thompson wrote this while living in London during World War II. The…

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Another Successful #DataRescueIndy Event Yesterday #datarefuge #datarescue #iupui #environment

Yesterday was another exciting day for #DataRefugeIndy. We hosted our second #DataRescueIndy event with about 20 people here in Indianapolis. We were joined by a small group of fellows from the Santa Fe Art Institute. Streaming the meeting via Skype,…
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