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Lecture Notes

November 19 - December 3, 2010

Dawn Johnsen to address reproductive liberty
WHEN: Nov. 19, noon
WHERE: Maurer School of Law, room 123, Bloomington
WHAT: Professor Dawn Johnsen will present "Reflections on Reproductive Liberty and the Rule of Law"
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-4044 or

Japanese Asian Foreign Policy and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
WHEN: Nov. 19, noon-1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Ballantine Hall 004, Bloomington
WHAT: Kentaro Fujimoto examines what challenges Japan currently faces.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-3765 or

Holocaust survivor Miriam Webster to share her story at IU Northwest
WHEN: Nov. 30, 5 p.m.
WHERE: IU Northwest Gallery for Contemporary Art, located in Savannah Center, Gary, Ind.
WHAT: Miriam Webster, a World War II Holocaust survivor, will recount the painful memories of her experiences as a young woman who was forced to live with her family in a ghetto.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6536 or

The Vicious Circle of Electoralism. Reflections on Democracy and Populism in Romania
WHEN: Nov. 30, noon
WHERE: Maple Room, Indiana Memorial Union, Bloomington
WHAT: Mihaela Miroiu, professor of Political Sciences in the Political Science Faculty at the National School for Political Studies and Public Administration (NSPSA) in Bucharest, Romania, discusses the Romanian political elites.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7309 or

Noon Talk - Vive la commune! Manet's Eye and the French Civil War of 1871
WHEN: Dec. 1, 12:15-1 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E Seventh st., Bloomington
WHAT: Michael Berkvam, Professor Emeritus of French and Italian, will discuss two of Edouard Manet's prints depicting the ill-fated events of the Paris Commune (March-May 1871) and compare them with an image related to an earlier Parisian uprising by Honoré Daumier.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or

Kinsey Institute Team

Kinsey Institute Research Team

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"If it's incorrect, it won't protect:" Findings from the Condom Use Research Team
WHEN: Dec. 1, 4-5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Morrison Hall, second floor conference room, Bloomington
WHAT: The Kinsey Institute Condom Use Research Team consisting of Bill Yarber, Indiana University; Stephanie Sanders, Kinsey Institute and Indiana University; Robin Milhausen, Guelph University, Ontario; and Richard Crosby, University of Kentucky, will present research on condom use.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-3037 or

IU Northwest forum considers Americans' knowledge of Islam
WHEN: Dec. 2, 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana University Northwest, Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, Gary Ind.
WHAT: The discussion will be moderated by Alan Roger Currie, program coordinator for the Office of Diversity Program. There will be four panelists; one from the religious community, one from the business community, one IU Northwest faculty or staff member; and one IU Northwest student. The diverse group of panelists will help to lead the conversation and involve attendees in the discussion.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6802 or

Folklore and Ethnomusicology Book Party
WHEN: Dec. 3, 3-5 p.m.
WHERE: Wells House, 1321 E. 10th St, Bloomington
WHAT: Celebrate the publication of three books by our faculty members, one of which is used in the course Folk-F540 Folk Art. A small reception will follow the brief presentation of each of these volumes.
COST: Free and open to the public:
INFORMATION: 812-855-1027 or

Mentoring and Training Experiences in East Asian
WHEN: Dec. 3, noon-1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Ballantine Hall, rm., 004, Bloomington
WHAT: Marcus Antonius Ynalvez, assistant professor of sociology at Texas A&M International University, discusses preliminary results of a three-year project that examines the socialization and enculturation of graduate students in the life science programs in Japan, Taiwan, and Singapore.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-1198 or

IU Northwest Speech Forum addresses cultural and social issues
WHEN: Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-noon
WHERE: IU Northwest, Raintree Hall 102, Gary, Ind.
WHAT: Each semester, IU Northwest students enrolled in public speaking classes compete by delivering speeches on a wide variety of subjects. Select topics for the upcoming event include generational differences in the use of digital devices; the legalization of marijuana; why one should vote; Alzheimer's disease; benefits of eating avocadoes; obesity health issues; sudden infant death syndrome, among other themes.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6802 or