Jean Harper

Jean Harper

Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Jean Harper, associate professor of English, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for writing (prose). The fellowship will support work on her book, Horses and Divorces.

The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in America’s artists. Harper is the only person in Indiana to receive the fellowship in literature for this year.

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IU East Faculty News and Notes

IU East Faculty News and Notes

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty receive funding for research
Wazir Mohamed
, assistant professor of sociology, received an award from Indiana University’s Summer Faculty Research Support Fund to facilitate the completion of field research for a book in progress, Sugar, Land, and Marginalization: Guyana and the World Economy, 1838-2010, to be completed by December 2011.

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1:47 documentary to premiere at IU East

1:47 documentary to premiere at IU East

Indiana University East will host the premiere of the documentary film, 1:47, on Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium. The black tie optional event will start with a reception at 6:30 p.m. in Whitewater Lobby.  Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased by contacting the IU East Office of External Affairs at (765) 973-8419. 

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English professor receives residency to Yaddo, an exclusive artists’ community

English professor receives residency to Yaddo, an exclusive artists’ community

Indiana University East assistant professor of English, Jean Harper, has received a springtime residency to Yaddo. The artists’ community is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and offers a sanctuary for creative and professional artists.

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