- Congratulations to Deborah Deliyannis, Ed Linenthal, and Tatiana Saburova on receiving 2020 Trustees’ Teaching Awards.
- Congratulations to Arlene Díaz, who was awarded a Louis Leonard Tucker Alumni Short-term Fellowship at the Massachusetts Historical Society to work on her book project A War Beyond the Battlefield: Information, Espionage, and News in the Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1878–1898.
- Congratulations to History major Lauren Meadows on being named one of 12 James C. Gaither Junior Fellows. Meadows, an IU Wells Scholar, will be working as a research assistant to two senior research fellows at the Carnegie Endowment in the Democracy, Conflict, and Governance (DCG) Program.
- Congratulations to History major Mal Strubing on winning one of the highest undergraduate honors in the College of Arts and Sciences, a 2020 Executive Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, for their project entitled “Snatches of a Favorite Song.”
- CAHI—MEET THE AUTHOR: JEFFREY L. GOULD, Friday, May 1, 3:30pm on Facebook. Join the College Arts + Humanities Institute for a discussion with Jeffrey L. Gould (History) about his recent book, Solidarity under Siege: The Salvadoran Labor Movement, 1970-1990. The event will be streamed live via the Council’s Facebook page. For more information, see https://events.iu.edu/bloomington/view/event/date/20200501/event_id/128714.
- QUARANTINE(D) CONVERSATIONS: MOBILIZING CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS IN TIMES OF CRISIS, Tuesday, May 5, 8pm on Facebook. Quarantine(d) Conversations is a weekly series of Arts & Humanities talks and presentations about COVID-19 and related phenomena. Tune in on May 5 for a talk by Sarah Knott (History) & Carrie Schweier (Libraries) on the COVID-19 Diary Project; Ryan Mandell (SoAAD) on the School of Art’s N95 mask project; and Christin Cato (Playwrighting), who will present on original micro-plays about the daily experience of COVID-19. Tune in at the Arts & Humanities Council’s Facebook Live Page.
- QUARANTINE(D) CONVERSATIONS: MOBILIZING CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS IN TIMES OF CRISIS, Tuesday, May 26, 8pm on Facebook. Quarantine(d) Conversations is a weekly series of Arts & Humanities talks and presentations about COVID-19 and related phenomena. Ellen Wu(History) will speak on racism, racial production, and the experiences of Asians and Asian Americans in the time of COVID-19. Johannes Türk(Germanic Studies) will also speak on sovereignty, immunity, and exemption from a bio-political perspective. Tune in at the Arts & Humanities Council’s Facebook Live Page.