• CLOSED
    December 11 12:00am
    The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
  • JAGS Invite
    December 11 12:00am
    Swim meet more »
  • Competition Pool
    December 12 5:30am
    Lap swim more »
  • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
    December 12 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 12 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 »
Sunday, December 11, 2016
    IU Calendar




    • CLOSED
      December 11 12:00am
      The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
    • JAGS Invite
      December 11 12:00am
      Swim meet more »
    • Competition Pool
      December 12 5:30am
      Lap swim more »
    • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
      December 12 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 12 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 »
    Sunday, December 11, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • CLOSED
        December 11 12:00am
        The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
      • JAGS Invite
        December 11 12:00am
        Swim meet more »
      • Competition Pool
        December 12 5:30am
        Lap swim more »
      • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
        December 12 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 12 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 »
      Sunday, December 11, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • CLOSED
          December 11 12:00am
          The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
        • JAGS Invite
          December 11 12:00am
          Swim meet more »
        • Competition Pool
          December 12 5:30am
          Lap swim more »
        • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
          December 12 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 12 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 »
        Sunday, December 11, 2016

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          “Why Guantanamo?” Exhibition

          In fall semester 2012, 21 graduate students in the Museum Studies and Public History programs at the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI created two panels for the exhibition Why Guantánamo?  They were part of a group of 100 students from 11 universities who curated this traveling exhibition. Students were responsible for researching, writing, and selecting the images for the panels. Those in the “Introduction to Museum Studies” class produced the panel “Arts of Detention,” and students in the “Guantánamo Project” class produced the panel “Guantánamo Hits Home.”  Students also wrote blog entries and created digital projects which can be found on the Guantánamo Public Memory  Project website: gitmomemory.org.

           

          The Guantánamo Public Memory Project

          First launched in 2009 by the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, the Guantánamo Public Memory Project aims to build public awareness of the long history of the US naval station at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba by generating dialogue about the future of this place and the policies it shapes. The project additionally seeks to foster intense and ongoing debates over critical issues around “remembering” Guantánamo: Does looking at the past distract from current issues? How can we build a public memory of a place so few people can see? How can we open dialogue on an issue that is so divisive?

          The GPMP is a collaboration of universities, organizations, and individuals, coordinated from Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Liz Ševčenko is the director of the GPMP. The project includes a traveling  exhibit, oral histories, curricula, public dialogues, and other resources. 

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          • CLOSED
            December 11 12:00am
            The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
          • JAGS Invite
            December 11 12:00am
            Swim meet more »
          • Competition Pool
            December 12 5:30am
            Lap swim more »
          • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
            December 12 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 12 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 »
          Sunday, December 11, 2016