Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
Deborah Ojo will give a presentation on her country of origin, Nigeria! The Federal Republic of Nigeria is the official name of Nigeria. Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares a land border with Benin, Chad, Cameroon, and Niger.The capital city of Nigeria is Abuja, replacing Lagos as in 1991, and Lagos is the largest city with an estimated population of 20 million people. The highest point in the country is the mountain called Chappal Waddi. It is about 7,936 ft.
4 p.m.
Black and white headshot of Putin in sunglassesIn his discussion of various lessons of the Russian Revolution, Professor of History Sergei Zhuk will explore these Soviet imperialistic legacy and traditions of meddling in domestic politics of various countries, beginning with the Communist International of 1919, and finishing with the Russia’s war in Ukraine’s in 2014 and US presidential elections of 2016.
4 p.m.
Lecture: Le Freak, C’est Chic: On Two-Headedness, Four-Leggedness, Poetry, and Form with Diane Seuss
5 p.m.
Image of a hand reaching out toward the horizon and holding a small globe that features South AmericaFind out why Ball State’s introductory history course emphasizes problems, turning points and recurring themes that focus on the way global interactions helped to shape western cultures. Dr. Abel Alves will facilitate a discussion of how processes of globalization long predate the twenty-first century, and how the interaction of multiple cultural traditions shape who we are today.
12 p.m.
France flagDr. Jean-Charles Lebeau will give a presentation on his country of origin, France! France is located in western Europe. France is bordered by the North Sea, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Mediterranean Sea, Andorra, Spain, the Bay of Biscay, the Atlantic Ocean, and the English Channel. France is the largest country in the Europe, and it is the world's most popular tourist destination. Europe’s highest mountain is located in the French Alps.
11:30 a.m.
Indiana Economic Outlook 2018 Forecast December 2017Join us for the 22nd annual luncheon and forecasting event, featuring a keynote presentation by Indiana Inspector General Lori A. Torres. Event sponsored by First Merchants, open to the public, online registration required by December 1st.
All Day Event
Please register no later than 12/8/17 for the session to be held on 1/12/18! This session will include a presentation on goal-setting, a mini writing lesson, optional individual consultation and over four hours of writing time.
9 a.m.
Please register no later than 12/8/17 for the session to be held on 1/12/18! This session will include a presentation on goal-setting, a mini writing lesson, optional individual consultation and over four hours of writing time.
8 p.m.
The annual In Print Festival of First Books welcomes creative nonfiction writer Jan Shoemaker, fiction writer Nick White, and poet Carolina Ebeid as they read from their first books.
8 p.m.
The annual In Print Festival of First Books welcomes creative nonfiction writer Jan Shoemaker, fiction writer Nick White, poet Carolina Ebeid, and editor Kristen Elias Rowley for a panel discussion regarding the literary publishing industry.