Starting on October 1 until October 26, the IU Northwest Gallery, in partnership with the IU Art Museum, will present "Color and Form: Selected Works by Morton C. Bradley, Jr." Bradley bequeathed many mathmatical inspired sculptures to the IU Art Museum and Indiana University. Bradley is best known for his colorful and lively geometric sculptures. The IU Northwest Gallery for Contemporary Art is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is located in the Savannah Center neighboring the IU Northwest Bookstore. You can learn more about the exhibit here.
The Riley Festival, one of the largest craft fairs in Indiana, will take place in Greenfield, IN, October 4-7. It is held in honor of the "Hoosier Poet" James Whitcomb Riley, who was born in Greenfield, IN, on October 7, 1849. The festival will include food, commercial and flea market booths, plus fine arts, home arts/quilt, photography, poster, and decorated pumpkin shows. Check out the complete schedule of events here.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a reading and booksiging with Maria DeGuzmán for her book Buenas Noches, American Culture. The event takes place October 1 at 10 a.m. in the Wilson Library Pleasants Family Room.
Richard Arenberg will appear on a panel about the Massachusetts Senate election from 1:35 to 3 p.m. at Northeastern University. For more information, visit the university's website.
Arenberg, along with Pam Wilmot (executive director of Common Cause Massachusetts), will give a talk on "Debating the Filibuster" at 4 p.m at Suffolk University. More information on the event can be found here.
The authors will appear on the Brown University campus to discuss their book from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Taubman Center for Public Policy. More information on the event can be found here.
For more information on upcoming events, visit the authors' website.
To celebrate the release of An American Tune, we are giving away a free copy of the novel signed by author Barbara Shoup!
Enter the contest by sending an email to [email protected] with your name and mailing address. All entries must be received by October 4 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Winners will be notified by email and books will ship via USPS.
PW offers the following praise for the book: "Grant never loses sight of the big picture and the essential role the railroads played in American life. He writes with authority and clarity in a work that can appeal to both casual and hardcore enthusiasts."
To enter the contest, send an email to [email protected] with your name and mailing address. Entries must be received by September 28 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Winners will be notified by email and books will ship via USPS.
At the event, IU Press authors Barbara Shoup and Dan Wakefield will also receive their 2012 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards: Shoup has been named the award's Regional Author winner, Wakefield, its premier Lifetime Achievement recipient. They will be honored at an award dinner held in the atrium of the library that evening.