B-Movies and Bad History

KanKan Cinema and Brasserie 1258 Windsor St, Indianapolis, IN

Good history doesn’t always make for good drama. Share your feelings about the best (and worst) portrayals of the past on screen through clips and conversation with our panel of […]

$5.00

Climate Change and American Religion: Resetting the Agenda

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Climate change is real, and the danger is urgent. Can religion contribute to meaningful change, or are the main solutions political? Join Peter Thuesen, author of Tornado God, as we […]

Free

Introduction to Black Hue-manity 101: Imagining Blackness Then and Now

Eskenazi Fine Arts Center 1410 Indiana Ave., Indianapolis, IN

The power of images is strong and enduring. Depictions of African peoples and blackness have changed over time and influence contemporary thinking and action. Since the Enlightenment, Black humanity has […]

Free

Past the Klan: The Roots of Racism in IPS and Beyond

Central Library, Center for Black Literature & Culture 40 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis, IN
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Go on a journey through the last 100 years of IPS’s past to dispel urban myths and uncover hidden stories around race and racism, religion, gender, ethnicity, geography, and politics. […]

Free

Psychedelic Medicine: CPR for the Soul?

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Go on a journey into the mind to explore the possibility of relief of suffering and spiritual growth through psychedelic-assisted therapy. A universal change we all must face is death. […]

Free

Oracles of Change: Interfaith Understanding through Art & Poetry

Franklin College, Napolitan Student Center - Branigin Room 101 Branigin Blvd., Franklin, IN
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Hear poems from Sikh and Muslim artists and reflect on how poetic imagery can be a meaningful tool in helping us make sense of societal change. In 2020, Franklin College […]

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The Moral of Our Stories: Personal Ethics in the Work of Social Change

Circle City Industrial Complex - Ste. C1 1125 Brookside Ave., Indianapolis, IN
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Three local community activists—Phyllis Boyd, Elizabeth Wallin, and Andy Beck—talk with community member Martin Coleman about maintaining a moral vision when working for social change challenges the ideals motivating that […]

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Changing Human Nature: Eugenics in Indiana

Virtual Event Virtual Event

In this interactive session, IU professor Richard Gunderman takes us on a journey through the history of eugenics in Indiana and society’s misguided efforts to change human nature through science. […]

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