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  • "Apples," a play presented by the Algerian theater collective Istijmam

    07:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Wells-Metz Theater, 275 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington, Ind.

    Fresh from a performance at The Kennedy Center in Washington, the experimental theater collective Istijmam will bring the play "Apples" to Indiana University Bloomington for one night only. "Apples," or "Et'teffeh," will be presented in English (with some Algerian Arabic) Sept. 9 at the Wells-Metz Theatre. Jane E. Goodman, an associate professor of anthropology at IU Bloomington, arranged for the troupe from Oran, Algeria, to visit the campus as part of its first tour of the United States. The group also will meet with students from IU's Hutton Honors College during their stay. Goodman has been conducting research with Istijmam since 2008 as part of her study of Algerian theater traditions. She also provided a revised translation for the play written by Abdelkader Alloula in the aftermath of Algeria's 1988 uprising. The intimate, gritty drama not only reveals the Algerian past but remains relevant in the current national and global political atmosphere. Free and open to the public, no tickets required

  • Burke Lecture: JoAnne Mancini

    04:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m

    JoAnne Mancini will give a lecture as part of the Robert E. and Avis Tarrant Burke Lecture Series. Professor Mancini’s most recent work, on architecture and regime change in the Philippine-American War, has been published in the Companion to American Art (Blackwell, 2015), and was the basis for a plenary lecture she delivered at the 2010 biennial conference of the European Association for American Studies. This research is part of a book she is writing entitled Art and War in the Pacific World. She is also engaged in ongoing historical and normative research on migration, and participated in the COST Action ISO904, European architecture beyond Europe. She received the Smithsonian American Art Museum's 2008 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Outstanding Scholarship in American Art for her book Pre-Modernism: Art-World Change and American Culture from the Civil War to the Armory Show (Princeton 2005).

  • CAGS presents Security Speakers Series: John Brobst

    04:30 p.m. - 06:00 p.m
    Global and International Studies Building Room 1060

    Join the Center on American and Global Security (CAGS) as we highlight John Brobst in the first of four lectures for our Fall 2016 Security Speakers Series. Professor Brobst is an Associate Professor at Ohio University and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of History. His research focuses in the history of Britain as a world power, international relations in the modern era, and the British Empire. His lecture, entitled "The SUN Never Sets on the USN: Sea Power, Global Thinking, and the Indian Ocean, 1959-1979," will take place on Friday, September 30th in the Global and International Studies Building, Room 1060. Professor Brobst's remarks will begin at 4:30 pm and end promptly at 6:00 pm.

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