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Lecture Notes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 18-Nov. 5, 2010

Pleasure and Plastic Surgery: Reshaping Gender and Genetics
WHEN: Oct. 18, 4-5:30 p.m.
WHERE: IU Woodburn Hall 100, 1100 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Reshaping Gender and Genetics by David Teplica, M.D., MFA University of Chicago A photographer with a scalpel? A plastic surgeon who contemplates gender? A doctor who explores people's inner wishes and desires about their bodies? David Teplica is all of these. His talks are illustrated by his provocative, surprising, and artistic photographs of people as they are, and as they wish to become.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7686 or jbass@indiana.edu

SPEA to host Indiana 9th District Congressional Debate
WHEN: Oct. 18, 6-7 p.m.
WHERE: Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington
WHAT: Congressman Baron Hill (D), Todd Young (R), and Greg Knott (L); Moderator: Brian DeLong, SPEA Lecturer and IU Debate Coach
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-5490 or devoleary@gmail.com

Nigel Barker

Nigel Barker

IU Northwest chapter of the National Society for Leadership and Success to carry address by Nigel Barker
WHEN: Oct. 19, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana University Northwest, Library Conference Center, 105ABC, Gary
WHAT: Nigel Barker, best known for his participation as a judge and photographer on "America's Next Top Model," will present at the NSLS's October live satellite event.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6755 or tamwhite@iun.edu

'Creating Your Most Passionate Life'
WHEN: Oct. 19, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Library Conference Center, room 105ABC, IU Northwest, Gary
WHAT: Patrick Combs, a bestselling author, inspirational speaker, comedic actor and co-founder of a global personal development company will discuss forming daily habits to maintain passions, steps to handling a rough economy, and encouragement to choose your passion and bliss.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6804 or creed@iun.edu

External Affairs and Special Events Coordinator
WHEN: Oct. 19, 5 p.m.
WHERE: 530 West New York St. Inlow Hall, IH 100, Wynne Courtroom, Indianapolis
WHAT: Justice Brandeis -- Stories from His Life and Personal Memories of His Grandson Frank Gilbert
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 317-278-4789 or slingram@iupui.edu

George Uhl

George Uhl

Gill Center and Program in Neuroscience Lecture
WHEN: Oct. 20, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Psychological and Brain Sciences, rm. PY101, 1101 E. 10th St. Bloomington
WHAT: George Uhl, Associate Professor of Neurology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will present a lecture titled: "Cellular and molecular impact of elucidating brain disorders with complex genetic architectures: examples from addiction and ability to quit smoking"
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-1930 or mtheodor@indiana.edu

Asian Culture Center's Over A Cup of Tea presents "State of Emergency for Public Health efforts in Asian-American Communities"
WHEN: Oct. 20, 7-8 p.m.
WHERE: Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th St., Bloomington
WHAT: This discussion will raise questions about minority health, cultural barriers in medicine/science, and emerging Asian-American scholars in the public health/social medicine field.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-5361 or http://www.indiana.edu/~acc/

Securing Emerging Technologies: Medical Devices, Robots, Cars and More
WHEN: Oct. 20, 4-5 p.m.
WHERE: State Room East, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Dr. Tadayoshi Kohno, from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, will speak about the security and privacy risks associated with some of the new technologies.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0262 or glmurray@indiana.edu

Bosnia-Herzegovina Since Dayton
WHEN: Oct. 20, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East Seventh St., Sassafras Room, Bloomington
WHAT: In her talk, Ramet Ramet, Professor of Political Science at Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trodheim, Norway, will summarize the basic challenges which Bosnia-Herzegovina has faced -- including establishing the rule of law, promoting the return of refugees and internally displaced persons, and building stable institutions.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7309 or reei@indiana.edu

Peter Carmichael

Peter Carmichael

Imagining Slaves as Loyal Confederates: A Dangerous and Enduring Fantasy
WHEN: Oct.21, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: IUPUI Campus Center, 450A, Indianapolis
WHAT: Gettysburg College Professor and School of Liberal Arts alumnus Peter S. Carmichael will explore the idea of the devoted black slave during the Civil War and how the historical memory of this form of human bondage continues to shape contemporary politics today.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 317-278-1839 or LibaRSVP@iupui.edu

Fort Wayne Native Amy Koehlinger to Speak at IPFW
WHEN: Oct. 21, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Neff Hall, rm., 101, Fort Wayne
WHAT: Amy Koehlinger, Ph.D., and associate professor of religion at Florida State University in Tallahassee will give a lecture titled "Pray That There Will Be No Violence: Sisters, Civil Rights, and Selma, 1965."
COST: Free and open to the public
Information: 260-481-5724 or dixieq@ipfw.edu

Secret Historian -- The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist and Sexual Renegade
WHEN: Oct. 21, 7 p.m.
WHERE: IUFine Arts 015, Bloomington
WHAT: Author Justin Spring's new biography of Samuel Steward has been widely reviewed and acclaimed as a riveting account of the underground world of gay men in the mid-20th century. Justin Spring used the Kinsey Institute library archives to research his book, and he will share his revelations during Sexploration Week.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7686 or http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/

Strategies for Communicating Treatment of Preferences Near the End of Life
WHEN: Oct. 21, 4-5 p.m.
WHERE: Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions, 618 East Third St., Bloomington
WHAT: Professor Susan Hickman from the IU School of Nursing will present data from a recently completed multi-state study of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Program (POLST).
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0262 or glmurray@indiana.edu

Fuels from Sunlight, Water and Carbon Dioxide: A Thermochemical Approach
WHEN: Oct. 21, 3-4 p.m.
WHERE: Whittenberger Auditorium, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Haile and her colleagues at Caltech have developed a unique thermochemical approach for converting water and carbon dioxide to storable fuels using the heat of the sun. In her talk, she will describe the state-of-the-art in this approach and the outstanding challenges.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0032 or wisp@indiana.edu

A Reading by novelist Sandra Park
WHEN: Oct. 21, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Morrison Hall 107, Bloomington
WHAT: Asian American writer Sandra Park will be reading from her new novel, If You Live in a Small House, set in 1950s Hawaii.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-0500 or aasp@indiana.edu

Silver Labor: Putting the Elderly to Work in an Aging Japan
WHEN: Oct. 22, 12-1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Ballantine Hall 004, 1020 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: This lecture is by Joseph Coleman, the Roy W. Howard Professional-in-Residence at the School of Journalism at IU.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-3765 or easc@indiana.edu

The Origins of Everything: From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web
WHEN: Oct. 22, 7-8 p.m.
WHERE: Rawles Hall 100, 831 E. Third St., Indiana University, Bloomington.
WHAT: Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth, Professors of Anthropology at Indiana University, Bloomington will present a lecture titled "The Origins of Everything: From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web." The lecture will preview the next day opening of the exhibit "From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web."
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-876-0080 or http://www.stoneageinstitute.org/

After 100: the Legacy of Claude Lévi-Strauss' Work in 21st Century Arts and Humanities
WHEN: Oct. 22-23, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Law School, Room 122, Bloomington
WHAT: A Cross Disciplinary Symposium
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812- 219-3871 or http://newsinfo.iu.edu/lecture_notes/uploads/101110_112050_LS Sympo flyer fin.pdf

Pallabi Chakrovorty
WHEN: Oct. 23, 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Merrill Hall, 1201 East Third St., Recital Hall, Bloomington
WHAT: Pallabi Chakrovorty, assistant Professor of Music and Dance at Swarthmore College, will explore how we can think about Indian dance, culture and history within a performantive framework.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5798 or http://www.indiana.edu/~isp/

Unmasking the Criminal Psychopath: Clinical Assessment, Legal Relevance and Cognitive Neuroscience
WHEN: Oct. 27, 4-5 p.m.
WHERE: State Room East, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Professor Kent Kiehl will speak about his research using fMRI and other non-invasive tests among prisoners to scan their brains for signs of psychopathy in the hopes of discovering a treatment.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-0262 or glmurray@indiana.edu

John McCormick

John McCormick

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Europeanism -- What Europeans Have in Common and Why It Matters
WHEN: Oct. 28, 12 noon
WHERE: 1100 E. Seventh St., Woodburn Hall 218, Bloomington
WHAT: Prof. John McCormick will talk about "Europeanism -- What Europeans Have in Common and Why It Matters," which is based on his recent book.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-3832 or bbeyer@indiana.edu

Alison James: The Quotidian and the Limits of Fiction
WHEN: Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: College Arts and Humanities Institute, 1211 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: This talk will focus on a number of contemporary French authors (Patrick Modiano, Pierre Michon, François Bon, Annie Ernaux) who place the boundary between fact and fiction into question. This analysis brings to light unexpected continuities between the naturalist and avant-garde legacies, and relates the present moment to the various crises of the novel that have marked modern literary history.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5458 or ipiedmon@indiana.edu

Marjorie Hershey

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Marjorie Hershey

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Post-2010 Election Conversation
WHEN: Nov. 4, 5-6 p.m.
WHERE: Woodburn Hall 218, 1100 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Professor of Political Science Marjorie Hershey will lead a conversation about the Nov. 2 election.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-1747 or pace@indiana.edu

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author Tom Friedman to appear at IU as part of Themester 2010
WHEN: Nov. 4, 7 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman will present a lecture titled "Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution -- And How it Can Renew America."
COST: : Free general admission tickets will be issued to IU Bloomington students with a valid student ID beginning Oct. 8 (Fridiay) at 10 a.m. at the IU Auditorium Box Office. Free general admission tickets will be available to non-students beginning on Oct. 21 (Thursday) at 10 a.m. at the IU Auditorium Box Office. Ticket limit: two per person.
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or http://www.thomaslfriedman.com/

David Wellbery

David Wellbery

Kafka's Wish
WHEN: Nov. 4, 5 p.m..
WHERE: Georgian Room, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: David Wellbery is the LeRoy T. and Margaret Deffenbaugh Carlson University Professor at the University of Chicago where his departmental homes are Germanic Studies, Comparative Literature and the Committee on Social Thought. Professor Wellbery will present the Lecture Series: Master Classes in the Humanities -- The Art of Interpretation.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-2856 or http://www.masterclassesinthehumanities.com/