Indiana University

Lecture Notes: March 28 to 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: MIT graduate Patrick Wang 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, IU McKinney School of Law; Nicolas P. Terry, Hall Render Professor of Law, McKinney School, co-director of the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health; Jennifer A. Drobac, professor of law, McKinney School; Tracy D. Gunter, associate professor of clinical psychiatry, IU 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, IU 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, IU School of Medicine; Andrew J. Saykin, Raymond C. Beeler Professor of Radiology and director, IU Center for Neuroimaging, Department of Radiology, IU 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; attorney registration, $50 with CLE 5.0 hours
  • INFORMATION: centerlh@iupui.edu

Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare

  • WHEN: Noon 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 CEO 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 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: Dr. J. Dennis 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 Thursday, April 3
  • WHERE: Maurer School of Law, Moot Court Room 240, Bloomington
  • WHAT: Professor C. Sue 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: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 3
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 124, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Fiona 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: Professor Jennifer Bird-Pollan, University of Kentucky College of Law 
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact Leandra Lederman at 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. Speakers 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 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 4
  • WHERE: Meyers Hall, room 130, 915 E. Third St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Catherine Wooley, 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.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: Contact David Frazee at ijlsese@indiana.edu

Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker 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 Galactica” as Adm. 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 with 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: Noon 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, "Freedom Dreams: The Jurisprudence of Martin Luther King Jr. from Brown to Cooper." A Q&A session will follow.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: jamspang@indiana.edu

China Practice from U.S. Lawyers' Perspective

  • WHEN: 12:45 to 2:10 p.m. Monday, April 7
  • WHERE: 530 W. New York St. room 300, Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Hongbin Bao, visiting scholar
  • COST: Free but registration is required.
  • INFORMATION: Perfecto Caparas at pcaparas@iu.edu

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

  • WHEN: 4:30 to 5:30 Monday, 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, 1,300-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: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 8
  • WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law room 120, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Attorney and author Lawrence 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. Before joining Milbank, 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 20 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: Noon 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 co-author with former Florida Gov. 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: Noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 10
  • WHERE: Center for Constitutional Democracy Conference room, 624 E. Third St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Jack Bobo, 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 to 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 Department 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 and policy consultant. CLE Hours: 6.5 (pending approval)
  • COST: $100 attorney registration (includes CLE credits); $25 general admission
  • INFORMATION: Register online 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, 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: literary analysis is a subjective interpretation with neither verifiable nor substantive evidence; and 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 and 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: Noon 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