Plan your commencement weekend!

Families from all over have come to Bloomington (or are on their way) to experience the city and celebrate the achievements of the class of 2021. Even though families cannot attend the ceremony at Memorial Stadium, Bloomington offers dozens of activities, restaurants, and attractions to make your family’s trip memorable and exciting. You can check out Visit Bloomington for a full visitor guide, but we’ve highlighted some of our favorite sites and top graduate photoshoot spots below:

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Huss Banai, 2021 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award Winner, Highlights Non-Western Forms of Liberalism

Reflecting on his childhood in Tehran in the 1980s, Hussein Banai realized something interesting. Liberalism—a political doctrine that promotes personal liberty, free markets, individual rights, and constitutional democracy—was all around him, but almost nobody was talking about it publicly. (more…)

#GetHLS Vol. 6: IKS hosts first webinar in new film series

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Feature Story: IKS Webinar Series Showcases Korean-American Stories

Filmmaker Dean Borshay Liem discussed her film Geographies of Kinship as part of a film series on the Korean-American experience.

Co-sponsored by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the US, “Parallel Dreams: Korean and Korean-American Issues through Film” will feature three film screenings and conversations with Korean-American directors. The first, Geographies of Kinship, aired last night. Watch the first webinar and learn more about the series.
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Institute for Korean Studies begins webinar series showcasing Korean-American stories

Yesterday, the Institute for Korean Studies at Indiana University’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies began its new webinar series, “Parallel Dreams: Korean and Korean-American Issues through Film.” Co-sponsored by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the US, the free, public lecture series will feature three film screenings and conversations with Korean-American directors. (more…)