• Field Day
    August 27 4:00pm
    Form a team for some friendly competition and join us for field day classics and fun! more »
  • Alumni Night at Symphony on the Prairie Concert with a Cause
    August 27 6:00pm
    WHO'S BAD: MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON Saturday, August 27       Thrilling fans for more than a decade, the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band brings the chart-topping music and jaw-dropping dance moves of the undisputed King of Pop to Conner Prairie. Sing and dance along to your favorite Michael Jackson hits more »
  • SAPB Late Night & Weekends: Laser Tag
    August 27 8:00pm
    This event provides an opportunity for students to connect with each other on campus. It also provides an opportunity for students to have fun and relax after the first week of school. This event will have a laser tag arena, food, and other games.  more »
  • IUPUI Discovers Indy
    August 28 2:00pm
    Register for this great event to spend the day explore new places in Indianapolis and learn what this great city has to offer. more »
  • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
    August 29 8:00am
    The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
Saturday, August 27, 2016
    IU Calendar




    • Field Day
      August 27 4:00pm
      Form a team for some friendly competition and join us for field day classics and fun! more »
    • Alumni Night at Symphony on the Prairie Concert with a Cause
      August 27 6:00pm
      WHO'S BAD: MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON Saturday, August 27       Thrilling fans for more than a decade, the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band brings the chart-topping music and jaw-dropping dance moves of the undisputed King of Pop to Conner Prairie. Sing and dance along to your favorite Michael Jackson hits more »
    • SAPB Late Night & Weekends: Laser Tag
      August 27 8:00pm
      This event provides an opportunity for students to connect with each other on campus. It also provides an opportunity for students to have fun and relax after the first week of school. This event will have a laser tag arena, food, and other games.  more »
    • IUPUI Discovers Indy
      August 28 2:00pm
      Register for this great event to spend the day explore new places in Indianapolis and learn what this great city has to offer. more »
    • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
      August 29 8:00am
      The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
    Saturday, August 27, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Field Day
        August 27 4:00pm
        Form a team for some friendly competition and join us for field day classics and fun! more »
      • Alumni Night at Symphony on the Prairie Concert with a Cause
        August 27 6:00pm
        WHO'S BAD: MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON Saturday, August 27       Thrilling fans for more than a decade, the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band brings the chart-topping music and jaw-dropping dance moves of the undisputed King of Pop to Conner Prairie. Sing and dance along to your favorite Michael Jackson hits more »
      • SAPB Late Night & Weekends: Laser Tag
        August 27 8:00pm
        This event provides an opportunity for students to connect with each other on campus. It also provides an opportunity for students to have fun and relax after the first week of school. This event will have a laser tag arena, food, and other games.  more »
      • IUPUI Discovers Indy
        August 28 2:00pm
        Register for this great event to spend the day explore new places in Indianapolis and learn what this great city has to offer. more »
      • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
        August 29 8:00am
        The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
      Saturday, August 27, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Field Day
          August 27 4:00pm
          Form a team for some friendly competition and join us for field day classics and fun! more »
        • Alumni Night at Symphony on the Prairie Concert with a Cause
          August 27 6:00pm
          WHO'S BAD: MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON Saturday, August 27       Thrilling fans for more than a decade, the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band brings the chart-topping music and jaw-dropping dance moves of the undisputed King of Pop to Conner Prairie. Sing and dance along to your favorite Michael Jackson hits more »
        • SAPB Late Night & Weekends: Laser Tag
          August 27 8:00pm
          This event provides an opportunity for students to connect with each other on campus. It also provides an opportunity for students to have fun and relax after the first week of school. This event will have a laser tag arena, food, and other games.  more »
        • IUPUI Discovers Indy
          August 28 2:00pm
          Register for this great event to spend the day explore new places in Indianapolis and learn what this great city has to offer. more »
        • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
          August 29 8:00am
          The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
        Saturday, August 27, 2016

          About This Event

          Summary

           

          Please join us for a lecture by Classical Studies faculty candidate Elizabeth Wolfram Thiss who will present a lecture based upon her research:

          “Constructing Romans: Architectural Depictions, Power, & Identity in Ancient Rome.”

           

          We live surrounded by depictions of architecture. They are on our money, in our magazines, on our stamps. Yet we rarely think of what effect this onslaught of architectural images has on our consciousness of our world. At the height of her empire, Rome was also full of depictions of architecture. In particular, such depictions appeared frequently on sculptural monuments set up by the state. I argue that these architectural depictions were intended to shape Romans’ views of what was important about being Roman, in a way that was favorable to the ruling elite. This codified sense of Roman identity was an important tool in gaining and maintaining power in the capital of the largest empire the world had ever seen. This talk will explore the relationships between architecture, art, and attempts to control identity in Rome, and what this can tell us about how we understand architectural depictions and politics today.

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          IU Calendar




          • Field Day
            August 27 4:00pm
            Form a team for some friendly competition and join us for field day classics and fun! more »
          • Alumni Night at Symphony on the Prairie Concert with a Cause
            August 27 6:00pm
            WHO'S BAD: MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON Saturday, August 27       Thrilling fans for more than a decade, the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band brings the chart-topping music and jaw-dropping dance moves of the undisputed King of Pop to Conner Prairie. Sing and dance along to your favorite Michael Jackson hits more »
          • SAPB Late Night & Weekends: Laser Tag
            August 27 8:00pm
            This event provides an opportunity for students to connect with each other on campus. It also provides an opportunity for students to have fun and relax after the first week of school. This event will have a laser tag arena, food, and other games.  more »
          • IUPUI Discovers Indy
            August 28 2:00pm
            Register for this great event to spend the day explore new places in Indianapolis and learn what this great city has to offer. more »
          • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
            August 29 8:00am
            The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
          Saturday, August 27, 2016