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    December 10 12:00am
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  • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
    December 10 10:00am
    A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
  • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
    December 10 10:00am
    The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
  • CLOSED
    December 11 12:00am
    The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
Saturday, December 10, 2016
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    • CLOSED
      December 10 12:00am
      Facility closed more »
    • JAGS Invite
      December 10 12:00am
      Swim meet more »
    • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
      December 10 10:00am
      A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
    • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
      December 10 10:00am
      The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
    • CLOSED
      December 11 12:00am
      The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
    Saturday, December 10, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • CLOSED
        December 10 12:00am
        Facility closed more »
      • JAGS Invite
        December 10 12:00am
        Swim meet more »
      • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
        December 10 10:00am
        A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
      • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
        December 10 10:00am
        The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
      • CLOSED
        December 11 12:00am
        The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
      Saturday, December 10, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • CLOSED
          December 10 12:00am
          Facility closed more »
        • JAGS Invite
          December 10 12:00am
          Swim meet more »
        • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
          December 10 10:00am
          A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
        • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
          December 10 10:00am
          The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
        • CLOSED
          December 11 12:00am
          The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
        Saturday, December 10, 2016

          About This Event

          Summary

          Increasingly, we are witnessing a shift from our sense of community responsibility to a form of “hyper-individualism,” where individuals place self- interest first, above those of the community as a whole. The alternative, working together for a common good, facing problems as a community, and through mutual support and respect forging more lasting solutions, ensures that none of us must bear societal burdens alone.

          8:00 am – 8:25 am, Registration    

          Campus Center Fourth Floor

          8:25 am – 8:30 am, Welcome      

          Campus Center 409, Tony Sherrill Meeting Room

          Dean William Blomquist, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

          8:30-9:45 am, Growing up in the 21st Century: Fostering Humane Values among Young People

          Campus Center 409, Tony Sherrill Meeting Room

          From the character of Thrasymachus in Plato's Republic to the choir boys in William Golding's Lord of the Flies bullies have played an important role in Western literature and culture.  Why do some suppose that might makes right, and what arguments can we advance for protecting weaker and less numerous members of our community?  Using brief clips from the documentary film Bully (directed by Lee Hirsch, 2011), which tells the stories of several teenagers who were the subjects of bullying, panelists will explore strategies for encouraging tolerance and respect among our youth.

          Philosopher/Facilitator:

          Richard Gunderman, Ph.D./M.D., Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy, IUPUI

          Panelists:

          Deidra Coleman, Health & Wellness Program Director, Indianapolis Urban League

          Tammy D. Moon, President and CEO, Bully Prevention Alliance

          Kate Morris, Ph. D., Professor of Psychology, Butler University

          Mark Russell, Director of Education, Family Services & Housing, Indianapolis Urban League          

          9:45 am – 10:00 am, Break  

          10:00 am – 11:15 am, Where We Are Shapes Us: Finding Our Community in Space and Place

          Campus Center 409, Tony Sherrill Meeting Room

          In an age of hyper-individualism, how can we bring back a sense of community to our cities? Art, architecture, urban planning and design, and the internet can bring people together, helping us find commonalities across ethnicity, religious affinities, profession, and life-style and building a city within which people of many walks of life can flourish and truly feel at home.

          Philosopher/Facilitator:     

          Leonard Harris, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Purdue University

          Panelists:

          Brad Beaubien, AICP, Director of College of Architecture and Planning, Indianapolis Center, Ball State University

          Mark Deuze, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Telecommunications, Indiana University Bloomington

          Jim Walker, Executive Director, Big Car Gallery 

          11:15 am – 12:00 pm, Poster and information session, Campus Center 405, Yale Pratt Meeting Room

          12:00 – 2:15 pm, Luncheon, Campus Center 450 Seating is limited. Reservations are required

          Presentation of the Joseph T. Taylor Excellence in Diversity Awards

          Charles R. Bantz, Chancellor, IUPUI; Executive Vice President, Indiana University; Professor of Communication Studies, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI Luncheon Performance, Gaye Todd Adegbalola, educator and musician

          Gaye Todd Adegbalola is an educator and activist in both the Civil Rights and gay liberation movements, as well as a celebrated singer and musician who draws inspiration from her diverse and dynamic life and career. She was born in segregated Fredericksburg, Virginia, to a family with a love of the arts and a commitment to equality. In the 1960’s Gaye sought training in the principles of non-violent resistance; after graduating from Boston University in 1965, she went on to organize protests in New York City. 

          She began teaching in the early 1970s and dedicated 18 years to the public school system.  She earned a Masters in Educational Media from Virginia State University in 1978, and was honored as the Virginia State Teacher of The Year in 1982.  While a teacher, she began moonlighting as a musician, later becoming a full time performer.  She was a founding member of Saffire –the Uppity Blues Women, and has won numerous awards including the prestigious Blues Music award, the “Grammy” of the blues industry.

          In the course of her own journey to self-acceptance and empowerment, she embraced the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, engaged with the Black Power movement, and committed herself to the struggle for LGBT rights.  She continues to work diligently for ways to improve the human condition; in her music, she strives to provide a voice for those who have been marginalized by society.  And her voice is consistently a positive one: although many of her songs are about “getting the pain out,” she is able to find humor in adversity, which inspires others not to look back in anger, but forward with hope.

          The Joseph Taylor Symposium 

          Dr. Joseph T. Taylor served as a Professor of Sociology from 1965 to 1983 and as first Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI from 1967-1978. Dr. Taylor is remembered for his commitment to dialogue and diversity. The Joseph T. Taylor Symposium honors Dr. Taylor for his many contributions to the University and to the community by hosting informed discussion on issues of concern in urban America. The 24th Annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium is offered in celebration of all Dr. Taylor stood for during his lifetime and stands as a lasting legacy to his vision and life work. 

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          • CLOSED
            December 10 12:00am
            Facility closed more »
          • JAGS Invite
            December 10 12:00am
            Swim meet more »
          • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
            December 10 10:00am
            A car bomb exploded in 2007 in the historic intellectual center of Baghdad, al-Mutanabbi Street. More than 130 people died or were wounded, but the place escaped geographic bounds to become a global movement for the free exchange of ideas. View selections from a rare collection of artist's books and broadsides that continue to be generated a more »
          • Undergraduate Student Exhibition
            December 10 10:00am
            The Undergraduate Student Exhibition is juried by Liz Garvey of Simon Garvey Art Access Gallery in New York. Works are typically selected from hundreds of submission across a wide variety of media. more »
          • CLOSED
            December 11 12:00am
            The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
          Saturday, December 10, 2016