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Lecture Notes

March 18-April 1, 2011

Josh Bleill

One Step at a Time
WHEN: March 22, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, State Room East, at IU Bloomington
WHAT: IU Disability Awareness Week guest lecture by Josh Bleill, Marine veteran, double-amputee and community spokesperson for the Indianapolis Colts. Book signing afterward.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: 812-856-4428 or Jennifer Skulski, jskulski@indiana.edu

2011 Diversity Day theme at IU is 'Conversation: Diversity, Ethnicity and Internationalism'
WHEN: March 23, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Grand Hall of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, 275 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: Administrators, deans, faculty, students and staff will participate in lively and robust dialogues, using roundtable discussions as vehicles for addressing some of the crucial questions that confront the campus today in the area of intercuturalism.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0524 or calloway@indiana.edu

Euchre Tournament
WHEN: March 23, 4;30 and 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Campus Center 450, IUPUI, Indianapolis
WHAT: This event will raise money for an IUPUI student leaders scholarship fund.
COST: $10 to register a team (two players) or $6 to register solo
INFORMATION: 317-274-3711 or to register http://www.iupui.edu/~sf/euchretournament.html

Slavenka Drakulić

Slavenka Draculic

Slavenka Draculic: "Europe Twenty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall."
WHEN: March 24, 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Center for the Study of Global Change 201 North Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The lecture will be followed by a book-signing at Boxcar Books, 408 East 6th St., Bloomington.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: 812-855-7309 or reei@indiana.edu

McDonald-Merrill-Ketcham Award Lecture
WHEN: March 24, 12-2:45 p.m.
WHERE: Wynne Courtroom. room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis
WHAT: This year's Annual McDonald-Merrill-Ketcham Lecture and Indiana Health Law Review Symposium features Professor Alta Charo of the University of Wisconsin speaking on Challenges for Drug Safety. The keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion of experts and a reception.
COST: Free and open to the public but registration is required.
INFORMATION: 317-274-1912 or http://indylaw.indiana.edu/ihlr/symposium_2011.htm

Environmental Law Forum-National Energy Security: Challenges and Opportunities for the Midwest
WHEN: March 25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Wynne Courtroom. room 100, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis
WHAT: This an opportunity to engage state leaders, entrepreneurs, and experts in a discussion of the energy security challenge. The forum will begin with a discussion of national energy security issues and a review of how those issues affect Midwestern states.
COST: General Admission: $25, Attorney's CLE: $50, Students are free with ID.
INFORMATION: 317-278-4723 or kpcline@iupui.edu

Ananda Lal

Ananda Lal

The Hrishikesh and Sailabala Bhattacharya Memorial Lecture - Crisis in Civilization: Seventy Years On
WHEN: March 28, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Dogwood Room, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Ananda Lal, Director of the Tagore Studies Centre and a Professor of English at Jadavpur University in Calcutta, India will discuss the problems of our century as identified by Radindranath Tagore.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: 812-855-5798 or india@indiana.edu

European Approaches to Labor Relations: Are There Lessons for the US?
WHEN: March 29, 12-1:30 p.m.
WHERE: IUPUI Campus Center, Room 405, 420 University Blvd., Indianapolis
WHAT: A panel discussion with Maurice Davison, director of Region 3 of the UAW; Tom Geoghegan, author of Were You Born on the Wrong Continent?; and Nicholas Strout, vice president for Global Sales & Marketing at Novalung (Talheim, Germany) will discuss how labor relations work in Europe and what the U.S. can learn from them.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-3832 or bbeyer@indiana.edu

The Hrishikesh and Sailabala Bhattacharya Memorial Lecture: Aesthetics, Education and the Religion of Man
WHEN: March 30, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: State Room East, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: This lecture by Professor of English at Jadavpur University in Calcutta, India presents the theory and praxis of Radindranath Tagore.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5798 or india@indiana.edu

The Anticipatory Corpse: Medicine, Power, and the Care of the Dying
WHEN: March 31, 4-5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions, 618 East Third St, Bloomington
WHAT: Dr. Jeffrey Bishop, biomedical ethicist and physician, will discuss power dynamics among the patient, the family, and the healthcare givers.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0262 or glmurray@indiana.edu

Indiana Law Review Symposium - What If? - Counterfactuals in Constitutional History
WHEN: April 1, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: 530 W. New York St., Inlow Hall, Wynne Courtroom,100, Indianapolis
WHAT: The 2011 Indiana Law Review Symposium will explore counterfactuals in constitutional history - the "what ifs" or "turning points" in constitutional law.
COST: Free and open to the public but registration is required
INFORMATION: http://indylaw.indiana.edu/ilr/symposiumreg.htm

Mukulika Banerjee

Mukulika Banerjee

The Savitaben Kantilal Trivedi Memorial Lecture - Unarmed Pathans: History or Future?
WHEN: April 1, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Mukulika Banerjee, reader in Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics, will consider how notoriously violent Pashtuns converted to an ethic of non-violence while remaining true to Islam and ideals of honor.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5798 or india@indiana.edu