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Jason M. Kelly
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The IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute and the Rivers of the Anthropocene project is proud to announce the publication of Rivers of the Anthropocene. Published by University of California Press, Rivers of the Anthropocene is available in print and as an…
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New Course Looks at Frankenstein in the Age of the Industrial Revolution

I’m pleased to announce a new course for Spring 2018: Machines and the Age of Invention (H375. Course #31774). We will meet on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 5:45. 2018 is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, arguably the first…
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Recently, I was a guest in the Examining Ethics podcast for the episode “Frankenstein and His Creation: Who’s the Real Monster?” Below is a summary. You can have a listen here: http://examiningethics.org/2017/10/23-frankenstein-creation-whos-real-monster/
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An Anthropocene Primer, an Open Access, Open Peer Review Publication

The IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute is proud to announce the official launch of An Anthropocene Primer, Version 1.0 on October 23, 2017. An Anthropocene Primer is an innovative open access, open peer review publication that guides learners through the…
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Reading List: Social and Cultural Theory Since 1900

I’m teaching a new graduate level course this fall, Social and Cultural Theory since 1900. Of course, all I want to do is put everything into the syllabus. But, I think that I’ve restrained myself. I’m hoping for some input on what I’ve included. Is there…
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The Anthropology of the Anthropocene Workshop is Almost Here! #anthropocene #anthropology #envhist

Next week, the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute will host the workshop, Anthropology of the Anthropocene: Structures, Theories, Practices. It will bring together anthropologists and leading thinkers in related disciplines who have been tackling the…
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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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