Pop-Up University

Pop-Up University at LangLab

Pop-Up University at LangLab is a free public lecture series consisting of TED-style lectures by IU South Bend faculty. These virtual lectures take place on Thursday evenings from 7:00–8:00.

For questions, contact Gail McGuire, Director of Community Engagement, at gmcguire@iusb.edu

Impeach the Media? How to Be a Critical Media Consumer in the Age of Fake News

Kim McInerney, Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies

May 20, 2021, 7:00–8:00pm

If you missed Kim's talk, you can watch it here:

Seeing Through the Fog: The Impact of Concussions on Life and Learning

Jenny Deranek, Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Sciences 

April 15, 2021, 7:00–8:00pm

If you missed Jenny's talk, you can watch it here:

Saunter, Meander, Stalk, March, Roll: The Poetics and Politics of Walking

Rebecca Brittenham, Professor of English 

March 18, 2021, 7:00–8:00pm

If you missed Rebecca's talk, you can watch it here:

Information Systems Security: A Dive into Employees' Compliance and Resistance

Mohammad Merhi, Chair of Decision Sciences and Economics and Associate Professor of Decision Sciences

February 18, 2021, 7:00–8:00pm

If you missed Mohammad's talk, you can watch it here:

Love Like a Translator: Make Bridges, Not Walls

Anne Magnan-Park, Associate Professor of English and French

November 19, 2020, 7:008:00pm

If you missed Anne's talk, you can watch it here:

Light Bringer: Public Art, Storytelling, and Social Justice

Dé Bryant, Professor of Psychology

October 15, 2020, 7:00–8:00pm

If you missed Dé's talk, you can view it here:

Hidden Behaviors and Buried Histories: Artifacts of Sex and Politics in Early 20th Century Indiana

Jay VanderVeen, Professor of Anthropology

September 17, 2020, 7:00–8:00pm

If you missed Jay's talk, you can see it here: 

How to Survive Being Frozen Solid and Other Illustrated Science Stories

Shahir Rizk, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

January 16, 2020, 7:00–8:00pm @ LangLab

Climate Change, Conflict, Poverty and Food: What YOU Can Do

Krista Bailey, Director of the Center for a Sustainable Future

November 21, 2019, 7:008:00pm @ LangLab

Pondering Pete’s Proposal: Should We Abolish the Electoral College?

Elizabeth Bennion, Director of the American Democracy Project

October 17, 2019, 7:008:00pm @ LangLab

How to Think Like an Essayist—Write Now!

April Lidinsky, Director of Liberal Studies

September 26, 2019, 7:008:00pm @ LangLab


Pop-Up University is sponsored by Indiana Humanities, Indiana University, and LangLab.

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