Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 p.m.
"BLACK LIVES MATTER"
Fowler Hall, Stewart Center
Wednesday, September 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
LGBTQ Rainbow Callout
PMU - North/South Ballrooms
AMST will be hosting a table - come out to see us!
African American Studies
Friday, September 23, 7:00 p.m.
“In His Own Home”
Jewish Studies and Religious Studies
Monday, September 26, 8:00 p.m.
9th Annual Larry Axel Memorial Lecture in Religion
Tzvi Novick, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, "God in the Lab: Technical Expertise and Rabbinic Authority"
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 3:00 pm: "Linguistic Inequality and Sociolinguistic Justice in Campus Life" in LWSN 1142. The speaker is Dr. Walt Wolframwho has pioneered research on social and ethnic dislects since the 1960s and published more than 20 books and 300 articles.
March 2017 Monday, March 6: "Mouride Muslims in South Africa" Exhibition opens at the Black Cultural Center. Ms. Iris Parker's series 'Mouride Muslims in South Africa' documents a celebration of Chaikh AamaduBakke by one of the Mouride Muslim Mosques in Johnnesburg. Parker seeks to demystify this particular branch of Islam, provide insight into their religious practices, and unpack the xenophobia they face as immigrants.
Tuesday, March 7: 5:30-6:30 PM - Honors College STEAM Lab Join Iris Parker in 'The Kiss Series' using Gustav Klimt Painting - The Kiss- to contextualize and compare the historic social movements of resistance, love, and coming together. Focusing on The Peoples' Pride movement in South Africa, Ms. Parker documents groups with diverse interests uniting to strive for equality and respect. She will also address working overseas and using photography as a medium for social change.
Wednesday, March 8: Gallery Talk with Iris Dawn Parker 4:00 PM and Documentary photography workshop at 6:30 PM at the Black Cultural Center
Thursday, March 23, 2017: 3:30 - 4:30 PM ~ Jerry S. Rawls Hall, Room 1071
"The Case for Stability - Alasdair Macintyre, The Benedictine Tradition, and Qualitative Research on Catholic Parishes" Dr. Swendolen Adams recently conducted a study at three Catholic parishes in the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, exploring parish life and experience of long term members.
Katie Martin (American Studies) was selected for the SIS Outstanding Senior Award for 2015.
Andrea Adomako (American Studies)
Pin-hsi Chen (Linguistics)
Margaret Crabtree (Linguistics)
Fan Jiacheng (Comparative Literature)
Michelle Lee (American Studies)
Lang Wang (Comparative Literature)
Purdue Doctoral Fellowship
Maria Cupery (Linguistics)
PRF Research Grant
Yi-hui Chen (Linguistics)
Matthew Kroll (Philosophy & Literature)
Hana Lee (American Studies)
Christina Weiler (Comparative Literature)
Annagul Yariyeva (American Studies)
Carol Zheng (Linguistics)
Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship
Emma Bertolaet (American Studies)
Donovan Irven (Philosophy & Literature)
Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship
Javier Cienfuegos (Amrerican Studies)
Roderick Clare (Linguistics)
Faculty Awards & Promotions
Daniel P. Aldrich (Political Science and Asian Studies) to Professor
S. Dorsey Armstrong (English and Medieval & Renaissance Studies) to Professor
Nadia E. Brown (Political Science and African American Studies) to Associate Professor
Marlo D. David (English and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies) to Associate Professor
Rachel L. Einwohner (Sociology and Jewish Studies) to Professor
Rebekah A. Klein-Pejsova (History and Jewish Studies) to Associate Professor
Daniel V.A. Olson (Sociology and Religious Studies) to Professor
Felicia Roberts (Communication and Linguistics) to Professor
Jessica L. Sturm (French and Linguistics) to Associate Professor
Jennifer M. William (German and Comparative Literature) to Professor
Laura C. Zanotti (Anthropology and American Studies) to Associate Professor
Awards//Additions to The Book of Great Teachers
Margie Berns (English and Linguistics)
Patricia Boling (Political Science and Women's Studies)
Kristina Bross (English and American Studies)
Susan Curtis (English and American Studies)
Joel Ebarb (VPA and Film/Video Studies)
Rachel Einwohner (Sociology and Jewish Studies)
Nancy Peterson (English and American Studies)
Charles Ross (English and Comparative Literature)
Mariko Wei (SLC and Linguistics)
Each year, the School of Interdisciplinary Studies produces a newsletter detailing the students and the events of the programs.