Indiana University Bloomington

Lecture notes: Sept. 20 to Oct. 4, 2013

  • Sept. 20, 2013

East Met West: Uncovering the Prehistory of the Tao River Valley, Northwestern China

  • WHEN: Noon Friday, Sept. 20
  • WHERE: Glenn Black Laboratory of Archaeology 423 Fess St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: This talk presents new archaeological findings and Dr. Hung’s ongoing research in the Tao River valley.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-9544 or gbl@indiana.edu

Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

  • WHEN: Noon Monday, Sept. 23
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law Room 125, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Discussion of "Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing" by IU Maurer School of Law professor Jeannine Bell.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-4044

Robby Benson

  • WHEN: Noon Monday, Sept. 23
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law, Room 122
  • WHAT: Robby Benson -- actor, director, producer and IU Professor of Practice in the Department of Telecommunications -- will share his unique experiences from nearly five decades working in the entertainment industry, focusing especially on the many types of intellectual property law issues and related legal issues that industry professionals encounter every day.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-4044

Looking Back: Major Cases From the United States Supreme Court in 2013

  • WHEN: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom and Atrium, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Professors Shawn Boyne, Jennifer Drobac, George Edwards, David Orentlicher and Michael Pitts will discuss the Supreme Court’s recent cases on subjects including criminal law, voting rights, same-sex marriage and international human rights law, and then take questions from the audience.
  • COST: No fee, but registration required.
  • INFORMATION: 317-274-8036 or ejmoody@iupui.edu

Admit That the Waters Around You Have Grown: Change and Legal Education

  • WHEN: Noon Wednesday, Sept. 25
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law Room 123, Bloomington
  • WHAT: The lecture will argue against downsizing legal education in times of change. Mari Matsuda will contend that we need more lawyers, better prepared to meet the significant challenges we face as a planet. She will advocate teaching social change theory and practice as essential elements in preparing lawyers for the future. Indiana CLE credit applied for.
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-4044

Organization and Control of Hippocampal Chronocircuits

  • WHEN: 9:40 to 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25
  • WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Ivan Soltesz, University of California, Irvine
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-1930 or mtheodor@indiana.edu

Neural Substrates of Memory and Decision-Making

  • WHEN: 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25
  • WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Loren M. Frank will discuss the hippocampus, a brain structure known to be critical for forming and retrieving memories for the experiences of daily life.
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-1930 or mtheodor@indiana.edu

Symposium on Parks, Public Lands and Public Health in Indiana

  • WHEN: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25
  • WHERE: Indiana University Memorial Union, Frangipani Room, Bloomington
  • WHAT: The Symposium on Parks, Public Lands and Public Health in Indiana is a research-focused event that will bring together professionals in the public health, parks, and public lands fields. Attendees will learn about and discuss research with national, state, and community leaders.
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-2262 or auhochst@indiana.edu

Doughnuts in the Brain: A Toroidal Attractor Theory of the Cognitive Map

  • WHEN: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25
  • WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker Bruce L. McNaughton, University of Lethbridge
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-1930 or mtheodor@indiana.edu

Micro-RNA 276a and the Zombie Fruit Fly

  • WHEN: 10:50 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25
  • WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker Joshua Dubnau, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-1930 or mtheodor@indiana.edu

Conservation Without Regulation: Property-Based Environmental Protection

  • WHEN: Noon Thursday, Sept. 26
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law Room 122, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Professor Jonathan Adler, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-4044

Assembling the Global: Universal History, Past and Present

  • WHEN: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 26 and 27
  • WHERE: Maple Room, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: This workshop explores the concept of universal history from historical, political, literary and cultural viewpoints. Guest speakers include Gerard Ferreyroles, University of Paris IV; Anne Eriksen, University of Oslo; and Philippe Desan, University of Chicago.
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-6596 or hallbjor@indiana.edu

The Original Paleo Diet

  • WHEN: Noon Friday, Sept. 27
  • WHERE: Glenn Black Laboratory of Archaeology, 423 Fess St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Department of Anthropology professor Jeanne Sept will talk about the archaeology of human origins and her work evaluating paleoanthropological evidence for proto-human diets.
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-9544 or gbl@indiana.edu

Taking the Measure of La Lena: The Economy of Debt and the Idea of Theater in Ariosto’s Last Play

  • WHEN: 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30
  • WHERE: Walnut Room, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker Ronald Martinez, professor of Italian studies at Brown University
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-5458 or ipiedmon@indiana.edu

Lust, Romance, Attachment: The Drive to Love and Who We Chose

  • WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1
  • WHERE: Whittenberger Auditorium
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist, research professor and member of the Center for Human Evolution Studies at Rutgers University and chief scientific advisor to the internet dating site Chemistry.com.
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: jbass@indiana.edu

Patent Trolling: An Empirical Analysis of Patent Monetization Entities in U.S. Litigation

  • WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom and Atrium, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker professor Robin Feldman, director of the Institute for Innovation Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law. 1.0 hour of Indiana CLE credit available (pending approval).
  • COST: No fee, but registration required.
  • INFORMATION: 317-274-8036 or ejmoody@iupui.edu

Intellectual Property Colloquium

  • WHEN: 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law Room 120, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker Joshua D. Sarnoff, DePaul University College of Law. Indiana CLE credit applied for.
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-4044

Will Neuroscience Redefine Mental Injury?

  • WHEN: 8:45 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 4
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom and Atrium, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: This multidisciplinary half-day conference will examine some of the evolving technologies used to demonstrate mental injury and explore the potential impact of this neuroscientific data in legal decision making. 3.0 hours of Indiana CLE credit available (pending approval). Speakers include Thomas W. McAllister, Indiana University School of Medicine; Stacey A. Tovino, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Betsy J. Grey, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; William Winingham, Wilson Kehoe Winingham; Ross D. Silverman, IU Fairbanks School of Public Health; and Jennifer A. Drobac, IU McKinney School of Law.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 317-274-8036 or ejmoody@iupui.edu

The State of Health in Indiana

  • WHEN: 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4
  • WHERE: Mobley Auditorium, PH C100, IU School of Public Health-Bloomington,1025 E. Seventh St.
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker Dr. William VanNess, Indiana state health commissioner, will provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities presented by continuing public health issues in the State of Indiana. VanNess has 39 years of health care experience in Indiana, including 24 years in active practice as a board-certified family physician.
  • COST: Free and open to the public.
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-4712 or sphodc@indiana.edu