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Thursday, September 5, 2013

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Sept. 6 to 20, 2013

Can states govern elections again? The future of the Voting Rights Act after Shelby County
WHEN: Noon Friday, Sept. 6
WHERE: Maurer School of Law room 122
WHAT: Professor Derek Muller from Pepperdine University will speak on the implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on state election law.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-4044 or kturchi@indiana.edu

Can You Hear Me Now?
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6
WHERE: Moot Court Room 123, Maurer School of Law
WHAT: A panel discussion on Edward Snowden and the NSA surveillance program. Panelists include Lee Hamilton, Fred Cate, David Fidler, Nick Cullather and Bill Scheuerman with Sumit Ganguly serving as moderator.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-4811

Archaeology Month Talk by Elizabeth Watts: Looking for Late Woodland Everyday Life in Southwestern Indiana
WHEN: Noon Friday, Sept. 6
WHERE: Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology 423 Fess St., Bloomington
WHAT: IU Anthropology doctoral student Elizabeth Watts discusses her archaeological research in Southwestern Indiana.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0197 or sahatche@indiana.edu

The Special Diabetes Program for Indians: The Power of Evidence-Based Practices
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6
WHERE: PH C100 Mobley Auditorium at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, 1025 E. Seventh St.
WHAT: Keynote speaker: Spero Manson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Psychiatry and director at the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-4980 or Imcclosk@indiana.edu

American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment
WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10
WHERE: Wynne Courtroom (Room 100), Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis
WHAT: Keynote speaker: Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
COST: CLE: 1.0 hour of Indiana CLE credit (pending approval). No fee, but registration required. Registration is available on the McKinney School of Law website.
INFORMATION: 317-278-4789 or sldanko@iupui.edu

American Constitution Society speaker: Joel Rogers
WHEN: Noon Thursday, Sept. 12
WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law Room 123
WHAT: Professor Joel Rogers, University of Wisconsin, Madison, will speak about ALICE (American Legislative and Issue Campaign Exchange), a one-stop, Web-based, public library of progressive model law on a wide variety of issues in state and local policy.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-4044 or kturchi@indiana.edu

Rules, Politics, and the International Criminal Court: Committing to the Court
WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12
WHERE: Wynne Courtroom (Room 100), Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
WHAT: Professor Yvonne Dutton presents her new book, "Rules, Politics, and the International Criminal Court: Committing to the Court," from Routledge Press.
COST: CLE: 1.0 hour of Indiana CLE credit (pending approval). No fee, but registration required. Registration is available on the McKinney School of Law website.
INFORMATION: 317-278-4789 or sldanko@iupui.edu

States of Emergency: A Poynter Roundtable with Patrick Brantlinger
WHEN: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12
WHERE: The Poynter Center, Bloomington
WHAT: IU professor of English Patrick Brantlinger will discuss cultural studies as unorthodox economics; and then focus discussion on the penultimate essay in the book, "Army Surplus," in which he discusses unemployment, the Malthusian idea of "surplus population," the Marxist idea of a "reserve army of labor," and Giorgio Agamben's theory of sovereignty and "the state of exception." This essay attempts to explain why state-sponsored genocides occur.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0261 or eayoung@indiana.edu

Turning the page after Sept. 11
WHEN: Noon Friday, Sept. 13
WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law Room 123
WHAT: Sept. 11, 2013, will mark the 12th anniversary of the fall of the Twin Towers and America's war against al-Qaida. How do we turn the page on that era, and what should be our guiding principles going forward? Professor Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor International Law, Yale Law School, will address this question
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-4044 or kturchi@indiana.edu

The Social Context of the Old Leupp Boarding School, a Historical Archaeological Site on the Navajo Reservation
WHEN: Noon Friday, Sept. 13
WHERE: Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology, 423 Fess St., Bloomington
WHAT: Davina Two-Bears' research focuses on the Old Leupp Boarding School, which represents an institution of forced assimilation for Navajo children in the early 20th century; and also a space of forced relocation and internment for Japanese-American citizens during World War II.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0197 or sahatche@indiana.edu

The Constitution and the Roberts court
WHEN: Noon Tuesday, Sept. 17
WHERE: IU Maurer School of Law Room 123
WHAT: Professor Geoffrey Stone, University of Chicago Law School, will speak at this Constitution Day observance.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-4044 or kturchi@indiana.edu

Two Presidents Are Better Than One: the Case for a Bipartisan Executive Branch
WHEN: 5 to7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19
WHERE: Wynne Courtroom (Room 100), Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
WHAT: Professor David Orentlicher presents his new book, "Two Presidents Are Better Than One: the Case for a Bipartisan Executive Branch," by New York University Press.
COST: CLE: 1.0 hour of Indiana CLE credit (pending approval). No fee, but registration is required.
INFORMATION: 317-278-4789 or sldanko@iupui.edu

Prayer and Alternative Medicine in Biomedical Healing Contexts: Ethical Considerations
WHEN: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19
WHERE: The Poynter Center, 618 E. Third St., Bloomington
WHAT: This presentation addresses ethical challenges created when health care professionals or volunteers pray for patients or offer alternative medical treatments, such as Reiki and Therapeutic Touch, particularly when religious premises may not be clearly communicated. Issues addressed include ethical and legal requirements of informed consent, protection of personal autonomy and self-determination, and responsibilities in the healer-client relationship. Candy Brown teaches in the Department of Religious Studies at IU Bloomington.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0261 or eayoung@indiana.edu

East Met West: Uncovering the Prehistory of the Tao River Valley, Northwestern China
WHEN: Noon Friday, Sept. 20
WHERE: Glenn Black Laboratory of Archaeology, 423 Fess St., Bloomington
WHAT: This talk presents new archaeological findings and Dr. Hung's ongoing research in the Tao River valley.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-9544 or gbl@indiana.edu

Program on Law and State Government Fellowship Symposium: State Governments Face the Realities of Aging Populations
WHEN: 8:40 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20
WHERE: Wynne Courtroom (Room 100), Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St., Indianapolis
WHAT: The rapidly growing elderly population in the United States is presenting state governments with challenges that greatly influence economics while magnifying the growing social issues currently facing them, such as the exploitation of vulnerable seniors. This year's Program on Law and State Government fellowship symposium will examine the states' role in the care, protection and financing of their elderly population. Fellow Sean Deneault will examine incentivizing state involvement to discover ways to minimize Medicare fraud. Fellow Tarah M.C. Baldwin will address the states' role in preventing physical and financial exploitation in an aging population with focus given in the areas of filial support, guardianships and powers of attorney.
COST: Registration and cost information are available on the McKinney School website.
INFORMATION: 317-274-0042 or kgalster@iupui.edu


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