History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events


IIR March 2016 Colloquium: "Immigrants, Entrepreneurship, and the Arts"

Institute for Immigration Research

Thursday, March 31, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Johnson Center, Room D (Third Floor)

What does entrepreneurship mean? It is common for people to define entrepreneurship in a narrow way confined to self-employment, seeking maximum profitability. However a broader understanding sees entrepreneurship as an outlook that produces value of all types based on flexible, innovative and creative efforts. Our panel discussion group will examine the practices and contributions of artists, particularly immigrant artists, and how they provide an ideal means to illustrate this view in US society.

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This Stained Dawn

Personal stories of the largest mass migration in history during the partition of India and Pakistan.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
8:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

This Stained Dawn, a production of the Voices of Partition theater project, presents personal stories of the survivors of the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947: a migration of 14 million people in which 1 million lives were lost.

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