Indiana University

Lecture Notes: Oct. 18 to Nov. 1, 2013

  • Oct. 18, 2013

Origins Symposium

  • WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20
  • WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, Whittenberger Auditorium, Bloomington
  • WHAT: The Origins Symposium is an all-day series of mini-lectures given by scientists from a wide range of disciplines. Featured speakers will be physicists, astronomists, geologists, biologists and anthropologists involved in evolutionary research.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: info@stoneageinstitute.org

Digging Deep in the Drug Trade: Investigative Reporting Abroad

  • WHEN: 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21
  • WHERE: Indiana University School of Journalism auditorium, 940 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Fariba Nawa
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-1705 or the School of Journalism website

The Roots of the Trayvon Martin Case: Violent Whiteness and Black Resistance

  • WHEN: 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21
  • WHERE: Neal Marshall Bridgwaters Lounge, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Komozi Woodard, author of "A Nation Within a Nation"
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: mwester@indiana.edu

Call to Action Film Series: "Slavery by Another Name"

  • WHEN: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom, Room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: "Slavery by Another Name" is a 90-minute PBS documentary that challenges one of Americans' most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. Most Americans do not realize that the constitutions of Indiana and the United States to this day legalize slavery.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 317-274-8055

The Need for a National Intellectual Property Strategy to Support Sustained Economic Development

  • WHEN: 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom, Room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Sharon Barner, vice president and general counsel of Cummins Inc.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 317-274-0042 or kglster@iupui.edu

Poland in Today’s World

  • WHEN: 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24
  • WHERE: University Club, Indiana Memorial Union; reception, 5 p.m., University Club, Indiana Memorial Union, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Ryszard Schnepf, ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the United States
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: ovpia@iu.edu 

American Post-Judaism

  • WHEN: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24
  • WHERE: The Poynter Center, 618 E. Third St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: IU professor of religious studies Shaul Magid
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-0261 or eayoung@indiana.edu

Leveraging ICT for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in Developing Asian Economies: Opportunities and Challenges

  • WHEN: Noon to 1:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25
  • WHERE: Student Building, Room 150
  • WHAT: Myung Jae Moon -- Department of Public Administration at Yonsei University and Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, IU Bloomington -- will examine the significant role of information and communication technology in the development of Asian economies.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-3765 or easc@indiana.edu

Patten Lecture: The Galilean imperative: A physicist's search for understanding: What have we learned, and how should we teach?

  • WHEN: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28
  • WHERE: Presidents Hall, Franklin Hall, Bloomington
  • WHAT: William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor of Physics, Princeton University
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-5788 or ivirk@indiana.edu

International Student Speaker Series

  • WHEN: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom, Room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: The International Student Speaker Series presents two speakers and topics: "United Kingdom and Guinea-Conakry: Stakeholders in Conflicts of Law" by Moussa M Diakite Karressy, LLM student, and "The Death Penalty in China" by Yanpeng Wang, LLM student.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: pcaparas@iu.edu

The 2.5% Solution: The Role of Neanderthals in Modern Human Origins

  • WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29
  • WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, University Club, The President's Room, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Fred Smith, professor and department chair of the Anthropology Department at Illinois State University.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: info@stoneageinstitute.org

Patten Lecture: The Galilean imperative: A physicist's search for understanding: Toward the physics of life itself

  • WHEN: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30
  • WHERE: Presidents Hall, Franklin Hall, Bloomington
  • WHAT: William Bialek, John Archibald Wheeler/Battelle Professor of Physics, Princeton University
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-5788 or ivirk@indiana.edu

Annual Jordan H. and Joan R. Leibman Forum on the Legal and Business Environment of Art: Donor Intent vs. Public Interest

  • WHEN: 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom, Room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: An examination of issues raised in the documentary, "The Art of the Steal."
  • COST: Free and open to the public; 1.3 hours of Indiana CLE available
  • INFORMATION: 317-274-8036 or ejmoody@iupui.edu