Themester intern Kate O'Brien compiles identity-related films and streaming series for students to watch during Winter Break.
Alejandra Villarreal Martínez's performance of "I Am Carmen Miranda," has been postponed until February.
Fast fashion might be fun and fit into your budget, but the consequences of that purchase might be greater than you think. Merchandising and Economics have joined forces at Indiana University to examine issues of ethical labor on a global scale with a one-day Ethical Labor Speaker Series on Nov. 8.
The Asian American Studies Program and the Arts and Humanities Council present a three-event public program with and about the Affrilachian Poets, a collective of diverse writers whose work generally centers on family, identity, place, social justice, and history.
The IU Themester Superfest Showcase 2022 is a one-night cinematic event featuring short, documentary, and interactive films selected from the Superfest Disability Film Festival.
The College of Arts and Sciences’ 14th annual Themester is underway with an exploration of the theme of “Identity and Identification” throughout the fall.
Themester welcomes its new 2022 interns for the fall semester, as we approach 2022’s theme: Identity and Identification.
Affirmative action is a set of policies and procedures designed to be inclusive of individuals who represent specific identities. Dr. Napoli’s PACE-C 200 Issue Forum: Affirmative Action class will give students opportunities to explore their own perspectives and gain skills that will help them handle difficult conversations with people who hold opposing opinions.
In Relational Identity: Self, Other and the In-Between, "students will develop a critical awareness of the relationship of their selves to their social worlds," says instructor Gaya Morris.
"One of my goals in the course is to make these aspects of everyday life in the U.S. more visible so that students become more attuned to role they could play, and already do play, in helping to shape what it means to 'be American,'" says Dr. Colin Johnson about his course AMST-A 200 Comparative American Identities.
Researching White Supremacism and Antisemitism on Social Media: An Interview with Dr. Günther Jikeli
In Günther Jikeli's Critical Approaches course, first-year students grapple with old myths propagated on a new medium. COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities: Researching White Supremacism and Antisemitism on Social Media examines how some older myths from the European Middle Ages are still relevant today and how they are reformulated and disseminated on social media.
In Dr. Phoebe Wolfskill's course AMST-A 204: Race in American Art, students examine representations of racial identity in American art and visual culture from the colonial period through the present day. The class focuses particularly on evolving conceptions of Native American, African American, European American, Latino, and Asian American identities.
"We are in a very important pivotal moment. Settler colonial states, like the United States and Canada, are really coming to terms with the need to decolonize academia and the world," says Dr. Stephanie Kane. Dr. Kane’s INTL-I 302 Global Healing will help students understand the inter-generational impacts of settler cultures.
Literature and Politics: Performing Asian/Asian American Identity: An Interview with Dr. Jennifer Goodlander
"Given recent historical events and even the current political climate, it is important to better understand the history of Asians in the U.S. and globally, " says Dr. Jennifer Goodlander. Her course CMLT-C 343 Literature and Politics: Performing Asian/Asian American Identity, will look at Asian and Asian American performance texts to better understand the dynamic relationships between performance and identity.
"Identity is not an essential characteristic, but something that we negotiate, legislate, and debate continuously," says Dr. Michael Weinman. His course POLS-Y 300 Identity as Property explores how identity plays an integral role in politics.
Contemporary Black Poetry: “Blacker than a Hundred Midnights” : An Interview with Dr. Maria Hamilton Abegunde
"What I want people to learn is that being Black and Black-being are powerful and dynamic and have reshaped the world through, sometimes, a single sound," says Dr Maria Hamilton Abegunde, Dr. Abegunde's course AAAD-A 479 Contemporary Black Poetry: “Blacker than a Hundred Midnights” will explore Black identity through poetry.