New Frontiers in Arts and Humanities

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Indiana University director and producer Murray McGibbon will present the first original pronunciation performance of William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” since the 17th century. In Shakespeare’s play, Lear is an aging monarch whose misguided decisions have dire consequences for those close to him. The “New Frontiers Special Production: The King Lear Project” will be staged May 5 […]

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Indiana University’s New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities program enters its second decade with the announcement that 39 Indiana University faculty members from six IU campuses will receive grants for 33 projects in 2015-16. As one of the country’s largest internally funded university arts and humanities grant programs, New Frontiers has awarded more than […]

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One of Indiana University’s most prominent efforts to strengthen its long-standing commitment to excellence in the arts and humanities has been the university’s New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities seed funding program. Initiated in 2004 with the generous support a Lilly Endowment Inc. grant to promote excellence in Indiana, and subsequently renewed by IU […]

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On the heels of President Michael A. McRobbie’s announcement as part of Indiana University’s Bicentennial Strategic Plan of continued funding for the New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities program, Vice President for Research Jorge José has named 25  faculty members to receive New Frontiers grants. Considered one of the largest internally funded university arts […]

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Thirty-two faculty members from six IU campuses have been awarded grants for their projects in arts and humanities through Indiana University’s 2013-14 New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities program. In 2014, New Frontiers enters its 10th year of supporting IU faculty in the arts and humanities. Initially funded by the Lilly Endowment Inc. starting […]