Indiana University Bloomington

Lecture Notes

March 28 through April 11, 2014

  • March 28, 2014

Paleoneurological Windows into Human Brain Evolution

  • WHEN: 4 to  5 p.m. Friday,  March 28
  • WHERE: Monroe County Public Library Auditorium, 303 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Professor Ralph L. Holloway, paleoneurologist at Columbia University will illustrate some of the promise and limitations of the use of fossil endocasts to uncover clues about brain changes in our earliest ancestors, from 3 million year old australopithecines, through the earliest fossils of the genus Homo, the “Hobbit" (Homo floresiensis), and Neanderthals.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Kathy Schick at kaschick@indiana.edu

 School of Public Health Lecture Series

  • WHEN: 11:45 a.m. Friday,  March 28
  • WHERE: School of Public Health-Bloomington, 1025 E.  Seventh St., room C100, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Dr. Rafael Mazin, Senior Advisor on HIV/STI and Hepatitis for the Pan American Health Organization/Regional Office of the World Health Organization for the Americas.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-856-0792 or bmdodge@indiana.edu

 The Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture

  • WHEN: 3 to 4:10 p.m. Friday, March 28
  • WHERE: IU Cinema, 1213 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Patrick Wang, MIT graduate, has taught and directed productions at the Stella Adler Studio and The Neighborhood Playhouse. A collection of his short drama was published as The Monologue Plays. His performance in M. Butterfly was the subject of Leah Hager Cohen’s book, The Stuff of Dreams. His film credits include Surveillances (Panavision Prize) and Little Mary. His television credits include Saturday Night Live and One Life to Live. In the Family is his first feature film.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Brittany Friesner at bdfriesn@indiana.edu

 Family Matters: A Cross-cultural Study of Family Influences

  • WHEN: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 28
  • WHERE: CE-Campus Center room 268, 420 University Blvd., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Professor Linda Bell
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: libarsvp@iupui.edu 

 Neuroscience and Law: Injury, Capacity and Illness

  • WHEN: 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 28
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Various Keynote speakers including: Andrew R. Klein, Paul E. Beam Professor of Law and Dean, Indiana University McKinney School of Law; Nicolas P. Terry, Hall Render Professor of Law, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, Co-Director of the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health; Jennifer A. Drobac, Professor of Law, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, Tracy D. Gunter, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine; Oliver R. Goodenough, Professor of Law, Vermont Law School; Geoffrey K. Aguirre, Associate Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Brenna C. McDonald, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neurology, Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine; Matthew Mitten, Professor of Law and Director, National Sports Law Institute, Marquette University Law School; Jean M. Eggen, Distinguished Professor of Law, Widener University School of Law;     Tracy D. Gunter, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine; Andrew J. Saykin, Raymond C. Beeler Professor of Radiology and Director, Indiana University Center for Neuroimaging, Department of Radiology, Indiana University School of Medicine; Rebecca S. Dresser, Daniel Noyes Kirby Professor of Law and Professor of Ethics in Medicine, Washington University School of Law; Eric Racine, Director, Neuroethics Research Unit, University of Montreal and McGill University
  • COST: Registration required: Non CLE General Admission - $25.00, Attorney Registration - $50.00 - CLE: 5.0 hours
  • INFORMATION: centerlh@iupui.edu

 Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare

  • WHEN: 12 to 1 p.m. Friday, March 28
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law, room 121, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Joel Weinberger, professor at South Texas College of Law will discuss his new book, "Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare."
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: kturchi@indiana.edu

 Advancing Public Health Is Good for Business: Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Life Sciences

  • WHEN: 1 p.m. Tuesday,  April 1
  • WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, Solarium, 700 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: This lecture, led by James R. Craigie, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Church & Dwight Co., Inc., and including other senior corporate leaders and IU researchers, will discuss such partnerships with highlights from a long-standing partnership between Church & Dwight Co., Inc. and Indiana University’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: sphodc@indiana.edu

 Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction candidates' presentation

  • WHEN: 4:30 to 5:30 Tuesday, April 1
  • WHERE: Maurer School of Law, Moot Court Room 240, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Professor J. Dennis Fortenberry: Dr. Fortenberry is Professor of Pediatrics at the IU School of Medicine as well as a core faculty member of IU's Center for Sexual Health Promotion and a Senior Research Fellow at the Kinsey Institute.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Sherry Knighton-Schwandt at sks@indiana.edu

 Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction candidates' presentation

  • WHEN: 4:30 to 5:30 Tuesday, April 3
  • WHERE: Maurer School of Law, Moot Court Room 240, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Professor C. Sue Carter: Dr. Carter is Professor of Psychiatry at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and a Visiting Research Professor at Northeastern University in Boston. She also has been a professor of psychiatry and co-director of the Brain-Body Center at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Sherry Knighton-Schwandt at sks@indiana.edu

 Center for Constitutional Democracy Speaker: Fiona MacKay

  • WHEN: 12-1 p.m. Thursday, April 3
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 124, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Flona MacKay, faculty member at the University of Edinburgh
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: bterwill@indiana.edu

 Unseating Privilege: Rawls, Equality of Opportunity, and Wealth Transfer Taxation

  • WHEN: 1:25 to 3:25 p.m. Thursday, April 3
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 216, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington,
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Prof. Jennifer Bird-Pollan, University of Kentucky College of Law 
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Leandra Lederman at llederma@indiana.edu

 Unseating Privilege: Rawls, Equality of Opportunity, and Wealth Transfer Taxation

  • WHEN: 1:25 to 3:25 p.m. Thursday, April 3
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 124, 216 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Jennifer Bird-Pollan, professor at University of Kentucky College of Law
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: llederma@indiana.edu

Feminism and Authoritarianism in the Middle East

  • WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 3 and April 4
  • WHERE: Persimmon Room, Walnut Room Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: This workshop aims to explore the shifting relationships between authoritarian and feminist politics. Nine prominent speakers including: Nadje al-Ali, Zahra Ali, Ayse Gul Altinay, Mounira Charrad, Ezgi Kocak, Dalenda Largueche, Hani Sholkamy, and Dina Wahba will address the role of transnational feminism in tackling the local and international complexities of women's rights. 
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: csme@indiana.edu

Acute Estrogen Modulation of Synapses in the Hippocampus

  • WHEN: 4-5 p.m. Friday, April 4
  • WHERE: Meyers Hall, room 130, 915 East Third St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Catherine Wooley, Ph.D., Northwestern University will discuss work investigating how estrogens acutely modulate synaptic transmission in the hippocampus and how this modulation may be related to neurological disorders such as epilepsy.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Misty Theodore at mtheodor@indiana.edu

 Social Equality: At Home and Abroad

  • WHEN: 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Friday, April 4
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 123, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: The Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality presents its annual symposium. Panels will cover topics on equality in taxes and corporate action; race and culture; employment; and gender and the family. A variety of speakers will present. For more information, visit the Journal's website: http://www.repository.law.indiana.edu/ijlse/
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact David Frazee at ijlsese@indiana.edu

 Jorgensen Lecture

  • WHEN: 3 to 4:10 p.m. Friday, April 4
  • WHERE: IU Cinema 1213 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Edward James Olmos, Tony, Emmy and Academy Award® Nominated actor, is probably best known to young audiences for his work on the SYFY television series “Battlestar Galatica” as Admiral William Adama. Olmos’ passion for the arts grows every year, but he never forgets to give back to the communities that support him with their dedication and support.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Brittany Friesner at bdfriesn@indiana.edu

 Data Privacy in the Digital Age

  • WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 4
  • WHERE: 530 W. New York St., Inlow Hall Courtroom, Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote Speaker: Marc Rotenberg: President and Executive Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center
  • COST: $75 Attorney w/ 4.25 CLE Credit hours (pending approval) $25 General Admission
  • INFORMATION: Contact Beth Young at ejmoody@iupui.edu

Freedom Dreams: The Jurisprudence of Martin Luther King, Jr. from Brown to Cooper

  • WHEN: 12 to 1 p.m. Monday, April 7
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 124, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: As part of our series on Brown v. Board of Education at 60, the Maurer School of Law student chapters American Constitution Society and the Black Law Students Association are proud to host a talk with Professor Tim Lovelace. His talk is entitled "Freedom Dreams: The Jurisprudence of Martin Luther King, Jr. from Brown to Cooper." A question and answer session will follow.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: jamspang@indiana.edu

 China Practice from U.S. Lawyers' Perspective

 Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction candidates' presentation

  • WHEN: 4:30 to 5:30 Tuesday, April 7
  • WHERE: Maurer School of Law, Moot Court Room 240, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Deborah L. Tolman, professor of Social Welfare and Psychology at the Hunter College of Social Work and the Graduate Center at City University of New York and co-founder of SPARK (Sexualization Protest: Action, Resistance, Knowledge). She recently led an editorial team and more than 80 authors to complete the two-volume, 1300-page American Psychological Association Handbook on Sexuality and Psychology.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Sherry Knighton-Schwandt at sks@indiana.edu

 K-Pop: Where it Came From, Where it is Going, and Why it Matters

  • WHEN: 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 8
  • WHERE: State Room West, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Mark James Russell, culture editor for the Korea JoongAng Daily, discusses the rise of K-pop and the future of popular culture.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Yuhan Li at liyuh@indiana.edu

 Business and Law Society Guest Speaker: Lawrence Lederman

  • WHEN: 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 8
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 120, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Attorney, Author, and Professor, Lawrence Lederman. Professor Lederman is a distinguished adjunct professor of law at New York Law School. He is of counsel in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and is chairman of the firm's international corporate practice. Prior to joining Milbank, Professor Lederman was a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. As one of the most active corporate and mergers and acquisitions lawyers in the country, he helped shape many of the major corporate legal developments that have occurred over the past twenty years. He is the author of Tombstones: A Lawyer's Tales from the Takeover Decades (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, March 1992). He is listed in Marquis Who's Who In America and The Best Lawyers in America.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: tymacik@indiana.edu

 Clint Bolick on Immigration Reform

  • WHEN: 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 10
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 121, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Clint Bolick, director of the Goldwater Institute's Scharf-Norton Center of Constitutional Litigation. He is the coauthor with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush of Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: adoerr@indiana.edu

 Networking for Government Jobs

  • WHEN: 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 10
  • WHERE: Center for Constitutional Democracy Conference room, 624 E. Third St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Jack Bobo.  Mr. Bobo is a longtime State Department employee and advisor with a specialty in biotechnology. He works on trade policy, food security, climate change, and development issues related to agricultural science and technology.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: bterwill@indiana.edu

 Katherine Beckett

  • WHEN: 4-5 p.m. Thursday, April 10
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 335, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Katherine Beckett, University of Washington Dept. of Sociology
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Jay Krishnan at jkrishna@indiana.edu

 The Judiciary's Role in the Age of Biotechnology and Digital Media

  • WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 10
  • WHERE: 530 W. New York St., Inlow Hall Courtroom, Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote Speaker Robert A. Armitage, IP Strategy & Policy Consultant. CLE Hours: 6.5 (pending approval)
  • COST: $100 Attorney Registration (Includes CLE credits) $25 General Admission
  • INFORMATION: Registration: http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/events/current.cfm?eid=211 or contact Kyle Galster at kgalster@iupui.edu

 More than a Number: Reading The Tale of Genji Through a Digital Humanities Approach

  • WHEN: 4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 10
  • WHERE: Ballantine Hall room 004, 1020 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Catherine Ryu, associate professor of Japanese literature at Michigan State University will demonstrate how to integrate emergent digital technologies into existing critical and pedagogical practices in the field of Japanese Literary and Cultural Studies. To that end, Dr. Ryu will debunk widespread misconceptions held by each camp about the other, buttressed by the deeply entrenched disciplinary divide between the social sciences and humanities: (1) literary analysis is a subjective interpretation with neither verifiable nor substantive evidence, and (2) computational analysis is a blunt instrument of analysis that cannot be used to illuminate the rich nuances of literary texts.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Yuhan Li at liyuh@indiana.edu

 The James Naremore Lecture

  • WHEN: 3 to 4:10 p.m. Friday, April 11
  • WHERE: IU Cinema 1213 E. Seventh St., Bloomington,
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Amy Villarejo is professor and chair of the Department of Performing and Media Arts at Cornell University, where she is also jointly appointed in the Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Brittany Friesner at bdfriesn@indiana.edu

 Japanese Literary Celebrity in the Age of Haruki Murakami

  • WHEN: 12 to 1:15 p.m.  Friday, April 11
  • WHERE: Student Building room 150, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Natsuo Kirino, professor of Japanese Studies and in-coming Dean of Middlebury Language Schools at Middlebury College in Vermont. 
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: liyuh@indiana.edu