Indiana University

Lecture Notes: Feb. 7 to 21, 2014

  • Feb. 7, 2014
The Body of the Friend: Friendship and Literary Culture in Mid-Tang China
  • WHEN: Noon to 1:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7
  • WHERE: Ballantine Hall, room 004, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Anna M. Shields, modern languages, linguistics and intercultural communication, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-3765 or easc@indiana.edu 
The Economic Future of Women
  • WHEN: 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10
  • WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, Whittenberger Auditorium, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Blaise Agüera y Arcas, the Google software architect behind Bing Maps, Bing Mobile and Photosynth, will give two public talks at Indiana University Bloomington,
  • COST:  Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: News release about Agüera y Arcas' visit
EASC Webinar “Half the Sky: Schooling China’s Millennial Girls”
  • WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11
  • WHERE: Webinar through connect@IU  
  • WHAT: Heidi Ross, director of the East Asian Studies Center and professor of educational policy studies at IU Bloomington will share findings from 14 years of research with 1,000 rural girls in Shaanxi Province and considers the mechanisms by which schooling promotes the empowerment of China’s millennium girls.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION:  liyuh@indiana.edu  
Finessing the Pivot: U.S. Public Diplomacy in Northeast Asia
  • WHEN: Noon to 1:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14
  • WHERE: Student Building room 150, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speakers: Faculty member Emily Metzgar and M.A. student Xinyu Lu, School of Journalism at IU Bloomington
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION:  liyuh@indiana.edu   
East Asian Film Series: "A Normal Life, Please" (2009)
  • WHEN: 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17
  • WHERE: IU Cinema, Bloomington
  • WHAT: "A Normal Life, Please" is directed by Tsuchiya Tokachi, member of the filmmaking collective “Video Act” committed to documenting social injustice in Japan.
  • COST: Free, but tickets will be required. Tickets may be obtained through the IU Auditorium box office, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, or in the IU Cinema lobby 30 minutes before screening.
  • INFORMATION: liyuh@indiana.edu 
Innovation and Access to Medicines: TRIPs, Free Trade and Beyond
  • WHEN: 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Douglas K. Norman.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 317-274-0042 or kglster@iupui.edu
International Law and Indiana: Reflections from the World Court
  • WHEN: Noon Wednesday, Feb. 19
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law Moot Court Room, Bloomington
  • WHAT: George P. Smith II Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture: Judge Joan E. Donoghue, International Court of Justice, "International Law and Indiana: Reflections from the World Court"
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: kturchi@indiana.edu 
Hall Center for Law and Health: McDonald-Merrill-Ketcham Award: Are Physicians Fiduciaries for Their Patients?
  • WHEN: 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Maxwell J. Mehlman, Distinguished University Professor, Petersilge Professor of Law and director of the Law-Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve School of Law, and professor of biomedical ethics, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. A panel discussion will follow the lecture.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: centerlh@iupui.edu 
Indiana International & Comparative Law Review Symposium: Moving to Opportunity: Examining the Risks and Rewards of Economic Migration
  • WHEN: 8:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom, room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis,
  • WHAT: Keynote speakers: Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, professor of sociology and gender studies, University of California; Carole J. Petersen, professor and director of the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution; Karen Bravo, professor of law and associate dean for graduate studies and international affairs, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; Sam Jones, professor, The John Marshall Law School; Jonathan Todres, associate professor of law, Georgia State University College of Law; Dana Raigrodski, executive director of global affairs, law lecturer and director general of the LLM Program, University of Washington School of Law.
  • COST: Registration required: Non CLE general admission, $25; attorney registration, $100.
  • INFORMATION: iiclriul@iupui.edu  
Preserving Diversity in the Face of Globalization: The Case of China's Universities
  • WHEN: Noon to 1:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21
  • WHERE: Ballantine Hall room 004, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Ruth Hayoe, leadership, higher and adult education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, will present findings from a study of China's universities in the move to mass higher education, with illustrative case studies that show how a diversity of institutional types has been maintained in the top echelons of the system, in spite of the pressures coming from global ranking systems and the model of the global research university.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION:  liyuh@indiana.edu 
The Unfinished Masterpiece: Painters in fiction
  • WHEN: 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21
  • WHERE: Sassafras Room, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Indiana Memorial Union, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Paolo Tortonese is professor of French literature at the University of Paris - Sorbonne Nouvelle, where he directs the Centre de Recherche sur les Poétiques du XIXe siècle.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: 812-855-5458 or ipiedmon@indiana.edu