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Lecture Notes

Lecture Notes: Sept. 16 through Oct. 7, 2011

"Quiet Comfort: Noise, Otherness, and the Mobile Production of Personal Space."
WHEN: Sept. 16, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Classroom Office Building, room 100, 800 E. Third St., between ROTC and Optometry Clinic, Bloomington
WHAT: Lecture by Mack Hagood, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Communication and Culture.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: simonsj@indiana.edu

Towards Web-Scale Semantic Crowd Discovery
WHEN: Sept. 16, 23, 30, 3-4 p.m.
WHERE: Informatics East, room 130, 919 E. 10th St., Bloomington
WHAT: Professor James Caverlee, Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, will discuss: Identifying and tracking the evolution of semantic crowds; and Social media location estimation.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5388 or dingying@indiana.edu

Collecting in the Third Reich: Hermann Goering and Nazi Art Looting
WHEN: Sept. 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
WHERE: 1100 E. Seventh St.,Woodburn Hall, room 120, Bloomington
WHAT: Speaker Nancy Yeide, head of Curatorial Records at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and an internationally recognized expert in the field of World War II-era art looting and restitution, will focus on the collection of Nazi Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering and his illegal methods of collecting art, largely from Jewish collections. Yeide will also explain current initiatives being taken by museums to identify and restitute works of art looted during World War II.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-1038 or jmccomas@indiana.edu

Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan
WHEN: Sept. 16, 12-1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Ballantine Hall 004, 1020 Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington
WHAT: Louise Young, professor of Japanese history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison examines the impact of regional development and urban growth on four second-tier cities: Sapporo, Kanazawa, Niigata, and Okayama.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-4153 or amsmithr@indiana.edu

Sexploration Week at IU: "The Many Faces of Human Trafficking"
WHEN: Sept. 19,12-1 p.m.
WHERE: Frangipani Room, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St.
WHAT: Stepanka Korytova (Magstadt), visiting scholar in residence at IU's Center for the Study of Global Change, will discuss the history of global human trafficking as well as Indiana legislation regarding human trafficking and what communities can do to eradicate the trade.
COST: free and open to the public
INFORMATION: healthcenter.indiana.edu/wellness/

Personal Freedoms in a Post 9/11 World
WHEN: Sept. 19, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Neff Hall, Room 101, Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: Panelists are U.S. District Court Judge William Lee; Elliot Bartky, assistant professor of political science; and Jeff Malanson, assistant professor of history. Andrew Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics and assistant professor of political science, will moderate the panel discussion.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 260-481-6692 or downsa@ipfw.edu

Sexploration Week at IU: Mobile Health Unit
WHEN: Sept. 20, 12-5 p.m.
WHERE: Just off of East Seventh Street in Bloomington, between the School of HPER and the IU Art Museum
WHAT: The bus will include free sexually transmitted infection testing for men, in addition to health information on nutrition, sexuality, tobacco cessation and other topics.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: healthcenter.indiana.edu/wellness/

Hispanic Heritage Panel Looks at Strategic Alliances Across Cultures
WHEN: Sept. 20, 1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Walb Union Ballroom, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., IU Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: An in-depth look at cross-cultural alliances with an international panel discussion. Panelists scheduled to appear are: Mastora Bakhiet, executive director, Darfur Women Network; Fernando Zapari, El Mexicano newspaper; Nyen Chen, Catholic Charities; Luz Piedad Ostrognai, Catholic Charities; Raquel Foster, Fort Wayne Police Department, public information officer; Paulette Nelloms, NAACP. The moderator will be Alice Jordan-Miles, Indiana Suicide Prevention.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 260-481-6847 or rileyc@ipfw.edu

Russian Education: 25 Years of Reforms (in Russian)
WHEN: Sept. 20, 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Ballantine Hall, 004, 1020 Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: Speaking in Russian, visiting scholar Vitaly Buldakov will discuss changes in the system of Russian higher and secondary education from 1985 to the present, reflecting on his own experiences as a researcher, student, schoolteacher, and university instructor (and also as a son and grandson of Russian teachers).
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7309 or reei!indiana.edu

Teaching the iGeneration: Because Digital Matters
WHEN: Sept. 21, 7-8 p.m.
WHERE: Kettler Hall, E. Campus Dr., Room G-46, Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: Troy Hicks, an assistant professor of English at Central Michigan University will discuss practices that hold promise as educators develop understandings of what it means to write digitally, create spaces for digital writing in their schools, and extend assessment practices that account for the complexities of writing in a digital world.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 260-481-6074 or dehr@ipfw.edu

Identification of Novel Pathways Underlying Brain Development and Function
WHEN: Sept. 21, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Psychology 1101, room 101, East 10th St., Bloomington
WHAT: Joe LoTurco, University of Connecticut, will present recent progress made in his lab towards understanding the functions of genes associated with both a rare developmental disorder, primary microcephaly, and a very common learning disorder, reading disability.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-1930 or mtheodor@indiana.edu

Sexploration Week at IU: "Americans and Sex: What They Do, Who They Do it With, and What They Think About It"
WHEN: Sept. 21, 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: School of HPER Mobley Auditorium, C100, 1025 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Researchers from the Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Kinsey Institute and IU School of Medicine will present their findings on the 2010 National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior survey.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/

Sexploration Week: The friends, Partners, Date Game Show
WHEN: Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: La Casa, 715 E. 7th St.
WHAT: Contestants compete against each other in a series of revealing question rounds to determine how well they know (or don't know) each other. Find out from the "sexperts" how well the contestants actually know their "stuff."
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: healthcenter.indiana.edu/wellness/

"Copyright, Communication, and IP Culture: Towards a Relational Theory of Copyright Law"
WHEN: Sept. 22, 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., room 213, Bloomington
WHAT: Lecture by Carys Craig, Assistant Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-4044 or kturchi@indiana.edu

IU's Dhar India Studies Program's fall lecture
WHEN: Sept. 22, 5:30-7 p.m.
WHERE: Ballantine Hall, 003, 1020 Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: A Themester talk, "Veterans and Violence: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing in the Partition of India," by Steven Wilkinson, the Nilekani Professor of India and South Asia Studies and professor of political science and international affairs at Yale University.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5798 or india@indiana.edu

Globalism and Liberal Expansionism in Meiji Protestant Discourse: Uchimura Kanz
WHEN: Sept. 23, 12-1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Ballantine Hall 004, 1020 Kirkwood, Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: Yosuke Nirei, assistant professor of history at Indiana University South Bend will discuss the domestic moral and cultural reformism and the liberal expansionist discourses of leading Japanese Protestant journalists at the turn of the twentieth century.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-3765 or ease@indiana.edu

Gregory Waller

Gregory Waller

"Tracking the Non-Theatrical: The American Cinema in 1915"
WHEN: Sept. 23, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Classroom Office Building, room 100, 800 E. Third St., between ROTC and Optometry Clinic, Bloomington
WHAT: Gregory Waller, scholar of film and media studies in the department of communication and culture at IU Bloomington will present this lecture.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: simonsj@indiana.edu

'Tie and dye' textile artist to visit IU as guest of Bill Blass Fashion Design Seminar Series
WHEN: Sept. 23, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Walnut Room, Bloomington
WHAT: Sharon Kilfoyle will explore several of her resist dye techniques in her presentation "Shibori: The Basics and Beyond."
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: http://www.design.iub.edu/

Muslims in the U.S.

Muslims in the U.S.

Muslims in the U.S. and Europe: Islamophobia, integration, attitudes, and rights
WHEN: Sept 23, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., President's Room, University Club, Bloomington
WHAT: Scholars from across the United States will come together in Bloomington to discuss the different approaches and methodologies used in the scholarship of Muslim minorities in Western Europe and North America.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-3280 or west@indiana.edu

Michèle Hannoosh

Michèle Hannoosh:Memories of the Maghreb: Delacroix and the "Orient"

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Memories of the Maghreb: Delacroix and "the Orient"
WHEN: Sept 26, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, Persimmon Room, 900 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Michèle Hannoosh, Professor of 19th-century French Literature and Art at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will examine a recently discovered, previously unknown text in which Eugène Delacroix reflects at length on his experience in North Africa
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5458 or ipiedmon@indiana.edu

Culbertson Speaker Series: "Translingual Literacy and U. S. College Composition"
WHEN: Sept. 28, 4-5:15 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St., Oak Room, Bloomington
WHAT: Panel Discussion on "Translingual Literacy and U. S. College Composition" with Paul Matsuda (Arizona State University), Min-Zhan Lu (U of Louisville), and Bruce Horner (U of Louisville). These distinguished scholars in the areas of second-language writing, global English's, and rhetoric and composition will conduct a three-way conversation on the reproduction of language attitudes and assumptions about writer agency in U. S. College writing curricula.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-4888 or tgraban@indiana.edu

Keeping the Republic: Saving America by Trusting Americans
WHEN: Sept. 28, 7 p.m.
WHERE: TheJohn and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center, Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: Lecture by Governor Mitch Daniels
COST: Free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Schatzlein Box Office in the lobby of the Rhinehart Music Center.
INFORMATION: 260-481-6495 or teaguel@ipfw.edu

GLSEN Lecture
WHEN: Sept. 28, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Fine Arts Building 102, Bloomington
WHAT: Dr. Joseph Kosciw, Senior Director of Research & Strategic Initiatives, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network will be presenting findings from GLSEN's decade-long National School Climate Survey (1999-2009) that documents LGBT students experience in schools.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/

Democracy or Discipline? Economic Globalization and the Architecture of Government
WHEN: Sept. 29, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., room 335, Bloomington
WHAT: Lecture by Alasdair Roberts, Jerome L. Rappaport Professor of Law and Public Policy at Suffolk University Law School, and Faculty Director of the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-4044 or kturchi@indiana.edu

Spreadable Media: Creating Meaning and Value in a Networked Culture
WHEN: Sept. 30, 1:30-3 p.m.
WHERE: Optometry 105, IUB, 744 East Third St., Bloomington
WHAT: This far-reaching talk, based on a forthcoming book which Henry Jenkins has authored with Sam Ford and Joshua Green, offers snapshots of a culture-in-process, a media ecology which is still taking shape, suggesting what it means not only for the futures of entertainment but also of civic life.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: simonsj@indiana.edu

Indiana Court of Appeals Oral Argument
WHEN: Oct. 5, 12 p.m.
WHERE: Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Moot Court Room, Bloomington
WHAT: Members of the Indiana Court of Appeals will hear an oral argument in a case pending before the court.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-4044 or kturchi@indiana.edu

Legal Liberalism and the Juridical Construction of Immigrant Rights in the United States and France, 1973-1983
WHEN: Oct. 6, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., room 213, Bloomington
WHAT: Lecture by Leila Kawar, assistant professor of political science at Bowling Green State University and the 2011-2012 Jerome Hall Post-Doctoral Fellow at the IU Center for Law, Society, and Culture.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-4044 or kturchi@indiana.edu

"From the Empire of Information to the Documentary State: Notes on Scribes and Writing in Early Colonial South India"WHEN: Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Dhar India House, 825 East Eighth St., Bloomington
WHAT: Lecture by Bhavani Raman, assistant professor and the David L. Rike University Preceptor in history at Princeton University
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5798 or india@indiana.edu

Susan Lepselter

Susan Lepselter

The Disorder of Things: Object Lessons of Mediated Hoarding Narratives
WHEN: Oct. 7, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Classroom Office Building, room 100, 800 E. Third St., between ROTC and Optometry Clinic, Bloomington
WHAT: Assistant Professor Susan Lepselter's research explores the poetics of both popular media and everyday life in contemporary American culture, focusing particularly on captivity narratives, themes of gender and class, and discourses of memory and trauma in American social life.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: simonsj@indiana.edu

Temporal Debugging via Flexible Checkpointing: Changing the Cost Model
WHEN: Oct. 7, 3-4 p.m.
WHERE: Lindley Hall, room 102, 150 S. Woodlawn Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: Gene Cooperman leads a high performance computing laboratory at Northeastern University. His lecture will describes a debugging approach based on a reversible debugger, sometimes known as a time-traveling debugger.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-9985 or achauhan@cs.indiana.edu