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Core of the American Experience: Kurt Vonnegut & Education

Core of the American Experience:
Kurt Vonnegut and Education

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What a Character?! – Veteran Writing Workshop

Location Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library 543 Indiana Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46202 Join us for our next installment of Journaling & Creativity Workshops to Inspire Guided Action. How do you describe a character in a way that captures their nuances? A character sketch is a written portrait of a person or of an aspect of the self. […]

And Then…What? – Veteran Writing Workshop

Location Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library 543 Indiana Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46202   Mapping out a timeline of a story illustrates a beginning, middle and end. Participants will orient their story along a timeline and craft an arc. We will moves a story forward by first understanding where it’s been... or where it will go.

Poetry and the Meditative Mind – Veteran Writing Workshop

Location Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library 543 Indiana Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46202 Join us for our next installment of Journaling & Creativity Workshops to Inspire Guided Action. Workshop participants will consider poems that enact the meditative process. What reflective spaces do poems allow us to explore? How is this exploration tied to discovery? Participants will dedicate time […]

He said. She said. They said. – Veteran Writing Workshop

Location Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library 543 Indiana Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46202 Join us for our next installment of Journaling & Creativity Workshops to Inspire Guided Action. In this two-hour workshop, we will craft dialogues that express nuance, personality, emotions, and that move a story forward with meaning. Through written dialogue, participants will gain understanding of the […]

Combustible Creativity – Veteran Writing Workshop

Location Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library 543 Indiana Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46202 Join us for our next installment of Journaling & Creativity Workshops to Inspire Guided Action. Creativity combusts in constraints. Participants will use structure, form, and containment to create power-packed written expressions. When the conscious mind is distracted by instructions, the subconscious mind can loosen up […]

Kathi Badertscher, PhD

Director of Graduate Programs at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Kathi Badertscher, PhD, is Director of Graduate Programs at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Dr. Badertscher teaches a variety of BA, MA, and doctoral courses, including Applying Ethics in Philanthropy and History of Philanthropy. She has participated in several Teaching Vonnegut workshops and is a member of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library. Dr. Badertscher has been a guest speaker on ethics in philanthropy, including at the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners – Indianapolis Council; Association of Fundraising Professionals – Indiana Chapter; and Zhou Enlai School of Government, Nankai University, Tianjin, China. In 2019 she received IUPUI Office for Women, Women’s Leadership Award for Newcomer Faculty. In 2019 and 2020 she received the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Graduate Teaching Award.
Dr. Badertscher’s publications include “Fundraising for Advocacy and Social Change,” co-authored with Shariq Siddiqui in Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 5th ed., 2022; “Insulin at 100: Indianapolis, Toronto, Woods Hole, and the ‘Insulin Road,’ co-authored with Christopher Rutty, Pharmacy in History (2020); and three articles in the Indiana Magazine of History: “A New Wishard Is on the Way,” “Evaline Holliday and the Work of Community Service,” and “Social Networks in Indianapolis during the Progressive Era.” Her chapters on social welfare history will appear in three upcoming edited volumes on the history of philanthropy, including “The Legacy of Edna Henry and Her Contributions to the IU School of Social Work,” Women at Indiana University: Views of the Past and the Future, edited by Andrea Walton, Indiana University Press, 2022 (forthcoming). Dr. Badertscher is also the Philanthropy and Nonprofits Consulting Editor for the forthcoming Digital Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, edited by David J. Bodenhamer and Elizabeth Van Allen, Indiana University Press, 2021. Dr. Badertscher is an active volunteer in the Indianapolis community. At present, she is a Coburn Place Safe Haven Board Member and a Children’s Bureau/Families First Brand and Marketing Advisor. Dr. Badertscher holds the MA in History from Indiana University and the MA and PhD in philanthropic studies from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

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