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Lecture Notes

March 4-18, 2011

East Asian Colloquium
WHEN: March 4, noon-1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Ballantine Hall 004, IU Bloomington
WHAT: Veronica L. Taylor, Director of the School of Regulation, Justice, and Diplomacy at the Australian National University (ANU) and Professor in the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) at ANU, discusses the results of a three-year project funded by the U.S. State Department in which Legal Aid funding and training was delivered in three impoverished regions in China: rural Hunan, rural Chongqing, and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-3765 or

Research Frontiers in Iris Biometrics
School of Informatics and Computing Colloquium Series
WHEN: March 4, 3-4 p.m.
WHERE: Informatics East, Room 130, IU Bloomington
WHAT: This presentation features Kevin W. Bowyer, the Schubmehl-Prein Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame and current editor-in-chief of the IEEE Biometrics Compendium. Bowyer will explain how iris biometrics works and motivate new research themes in iris biometrics that have come about as various elements of conventional wisdom about iris biometrics have been proven wrong.
COST: Free and open to the public.

Women in Science conference
WHEN: March 4, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union's Alumni Hall, IU Bloomington
WHAT: Indiana University scientists in training will present the fruits of their undergraduate and graduate research projects at the 13th Women in Science Program Conference, an annual event that supports women who are considering careers in science, social science or mathematics. The posters will be on display in the Indiana Memorial Union's Alumni Hall from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-9035 or

Ethnogenesis, Co-evolution and Political Morphology of the Earliest Steppe Empire: the Xiongnu Questino Revisited
WHEN: March 5, 5-6 p.m.
WHERE: Woodburn Hall 101, IU Bloomington
WHAT: Dr. Nicola De Cosmo, Henry Luce Foundation Professor of East Asian Studies institute for Advanced Study, Princeton will be the keynote speaker. Reception to follow
COST: Free and open to the public

Bruce Schulman

Bruce Schulman

Rightward Bound: The Rise of Conservatism in Modern American Politics
WHEN: March 7, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Georgian Room, Indiana Memorial Union, Room, 900 E. Seventh Street, Bloomington
WHAT: Professor Bruce J. Schulman of Boston University will explore the seedtime of the Reagan Revolution and how the peculiar birth pangs of modern conservatism continue to shape American politics.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-3236 or

Nelli Shkolnikova

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IU Jacobs School of Music presents Nelli Shkolnikova Memorial Concert
WHEN: March 7, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Auer Concert Hall, Bloomington
WHAT: The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will honor one of its former faculty members during the free Nelli Shkolnikova Memorial Concert
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-3882 or

IUAA Operation LAWS Event
WHEN: March 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: 530 W. New York St., Inlow Hall, Wynne Courtroom 100, Indianapolis
WHAT: Law Alumni Working with Students (LAWS) will host this CLE program for alumni, followed by a networking reception for students and alumni.
COST: $40
INFORMATION: 317-274-2289 or

School of Music Lecture
WHEN: March 9, 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ford-Crawford Hall, Bloomington
WHAT: Aesthetic Amputations: Absolute Music and the Deleted Endings of Hanslick's Vom Musikalisch-Schönen.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5716 or

Horizons of Knowledge lecture: Preservation and Deletion in Loan Words
WHEN: March 9, 5 p.m.
WHERE: State Room East, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Carole Paradis is professor in the Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Translation at the Université Laval in Québec will explore why English speakers who borrow a French word pronounce it differently than French speakers. Paradis identifies commonly used strategies, explains why others are rarely used, and confronts these findings with the predictions made on the basis of various theories.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7958 or

Gill Center and Program in Neuroscience Guest Lecture
WHEN: March 9, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Psychological & Brain Sciences, PY101, 1101 E. 10th St. Bloomington
WHAT: Edwin W. McCleskey, scientific officer, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will discuss ischemic muscle pain when working muscle gets insufficinet oxygen.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-1930 or

Chinese Painting Class
WHEN: March 10, 5:15-7 p.m.
WHERE: IU Asian Culture Center Conference Room, Bloomington
WHAT: Learn and practice traditional Chinese painting with Lan Yuzhi. Lan has a BFA in Chinese painting and will be teaching the six sessions. Gong Bi which is fine detailed painting and Xieyi, a free hand water and ink painting will be introduced in this class. Participants will need to bring their own materials such as a small bottle of Chinese or Japanese ink, brush, and rice paper.
COST: Free and open to the public, but advance registration is required.
INFORMATION: 812-856-5361 or

Rethinking the 'Post-Defeat' Discursive Space: Censorship during the Occupation Period
WHEN: March 10, 4-5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Morrison Hall, 1165 E. Third St., Hoagy Carmichael Room, Morrison Hall 006, Bloomington
WHAT: Richi Sakakibara, an Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Literature in the School of International Liberal Studies at Waseda University, will introduce recent scholarly developments on occupation censorship in literature.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-3765 or

"Moving Forward: Reinventing the Revolution without Reinventing the Wheel,"
WHEN: March 15, 7:30-9 p.m.
WHERE: Walb Student Union Ballroom, Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: Shelby Knox, sex education and gay rights advocate, will visit Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) in honor of Women's History Month.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 260-481-6895 or

Carl Fickenscher

Carl Fickenscher

The Christian Mosaic: Understanding Methodism
WHEN: March 17, noon-1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Walb Student Union; Rooms 222-224-226, Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: The lecture, featuring Carl Fickenscher from Concordia Theological Seminary, will focus on how Lutheranism has contributed to the diversity of the Christian religion. Fickenscher is dean of pastoral education and placement and an associate professor of pastoral ministry and missions, teaching primarily in the area of homiletics.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 260-481-6992 or

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,