Around Campus

In the fall of 2015, more than 50 IU Bloomington students took part in two days of storytelling workshops led by visiting instructors from the renowned Moth Radio Hour and sponsored by the campus Arts & Humanities Council. The workshops culminated in a story slam at the Wells-Metz Theatre, where students shared true, five-minute stories on the theme of "Choices."
Ta-Nehisi Coates, one of the nation’s most original and influential writers about race, spoke at the IU Bloomington's Musical Arts Center on October 23, 2015. Coates is the author of "Between the World and Me," a New York Times bestseller, and is one of the 2015 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant recipients.
During fall of 2015, Sirin Pancaroglu, an IU Bloomington alumna and co-founder of the Şimdi Ensemble, returned to campus for the first time in nearly 25 years to complete a three-week residency at the Jacobs School of Music. Pancaroğlu was joined by two members of her ensemble for the visit, which coincided with the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival.