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Lecture notes: March 4 to 18, 2016

  • March 4, 2016

"Cartel Land"

  • WHEN: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 4
  • WHERE: IU Cinema, 1213 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: With unprecedented access, "Cartel Land" is a riveting, on-the-ground look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy: the murderous Mexican drug cartels. Macabe Keliher, a Jerome Hall Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Law, Society and Culture, will facilitate a discussion following the screening of the film.
  • COST: Free and open to the public but ticketed
  • INFORMATION: emichels@indiana.edu

The Transnational Executive

  • WHEN: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 4
  • WHERE: Baier Hall, Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Room 335, Bloomington
  • WHAT: This year's theme is "The Transnational Executive." International scholars, social scientists and attorneys will be presenting their proposed papers to be published in a future volume of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies. Topics include trade, immigration, cybersecurity and terrorism. We look forward to seeing you there. View the symposium schedule online.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: ebuerger@indiana.edu

Banning Drugs in Sports: A Skeptical View

  • WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 4
  • WHERE: Wynne Courtroom and atrium, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Dr. Norman Fost, professor emeritus of pediatrics and bioethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison; director of the Program in Bioethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison. DLC: 2.0 hours
  • COST: This is a free event, but registration is required.
  • INFORMATION: pcaparas@iu.edu

Circuit alterations in the mouse model of Fragile X Syndrome

  • WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 4
  • WHERE: Multidisciplinary Science Building II Room 102, 702 N. Walnut Grove Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Jay Gibson, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: janaengl@indiana.edu

The McKinney Visiting Artist Series

  • WHEN: 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 4
  • WHERE: IU School of Fine Arts Room 102, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Derek Besant
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION:grunwald@indiana.edu

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

  • WHEN: 7 p.m. Monday, March 7
  • WHERE: IU Cinema, 1213 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: There will be a free screening of the award-winning documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap and Film Director Robin Hauser Reynolds will be in attendance to answer questions following the movie.
  • COST: Free and open to the public but ticketed
  • INFORMATION: Visit the IU Cinema website

The Domestication of Fire, Plants, Animals and ... Us

  • WHEN: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 8
  • WHERE: Presidents Hall, Franklin Hall, 601 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: James Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University, will discuss revolutionary developments that shaped our past and future.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: ivirk@indiana.edu

Do More Guns = Less Crime? John Lott on gun rights' effect on crime

  • WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 8
  • WHERE: Baier Hall, Maurer School of Law, Room 121, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Join the Federalist Society for the year's gun-control/gun-rights event. John Lott, who changed the national discussion on gun control with his famous book (updated in 2010) will come to discuss the wisdom of gun rights. A Maurer professor will provide rebuttal commentary. Lunch will be served. All are welcome.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: ribenson@indiana.edu

Author-Meet-Reader Symposium with professor Charles Geyh

  • WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 9
  • WHERE: Baier Hall, Maurer School of Law, Room 123, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speakers: Honorable Judge David Hamilton and professors Keith Bybee, Maxwell School Syracuse, and Eileen Braman, IU Political Science
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: jkrishna@indiana.edu

Annual Jordan H. and Joan R. Leibman Forum on the Legal and Business Environment of Art

  • WHEN: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9
  • WHERE: Hine Hall, 875 W. North St., IUPUI , Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Join a panel of experts for a candid discussion of the challenges of managing an arts organization. Pam Blevins Hinkle, director of the Spirit & Place Festival; Gary Ginstling, CEO of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra; Charles Stanton, president and CEO of Classical Music Indy.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: oea@iupui.edu

A Brief History of Flight from the State

  • WHEN: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 10
  • WHERE: Presidents Hall, Franklin Hall, 601 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: James Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Yale University
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: ivirk@indiana.edu

Karma of Brown Folk: Fifteen Years Later

  • WHEN: 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 10
  • WHERE: Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Vijay Prashad, professor of international studies and program director at Trinity College.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: mathers@indiana.edu

Fair or Foul Play: Contemporary Issues in Sports Wagering and Electronic Gambling

  • WHEN: 1:30 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 11
  • WHERE: IU McKinney School of Law, Wynne Courtroom, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
  • WHAT: Keynote speakers: Sen. Jon Ford; Rep. Alan Morrison; attorney Douglas Brown; John Kindt, professor of business administration at the University of Illinois; Kate C. Lowenhar-Fisher, attorney in Las Vagas; and professor I. Nelson Rose, Professor of law, Whittier Law School in California.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: iiclriul@iupui.edu

Joseph Bernard Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture

  • WHEN: 3 to 4:15 p.m. Friday, March 11
  • WHERE: IU Cinema, 1213 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
  • WHAT: Keynote speaker: Joseph Bernard is the creator of more than 100 abstract and colorful Super 8 films. He will participate in a question-and-answer session after the screening of his newly restored and digitized shorts.
  • COST: Free and open to the public
  • INFORMATION: iucinema@indiana.edu