Judith Hanna takes you onstage, backstage, and into the community and courts to reveal the conflicts, charges, and realities that are playing out at the intersection of erotic fantasy, religion, politics, and law. The Affiliate Senior Research Scientist in the University of Maryland's Department of Anthropology,explains why exotic dance is a legitimate form of artistic communication and debunks the many myths and untruths that the Christian Right uses to fight strip clubs. This talk was presented on April 10, 2013 in McKeldin Library at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. It is part of the Libraries' series "Speaking of Book: Conversations with Campus Authors, which highlights books recently published by UMD scholars.
Rapid changes in technology can make or break a company or industry. Failure to develop a coping strategy from a technological disruption can have severe consequences. "The Search for Survival: Lessons from Disruptive Technologies" examines firms critically affected by technological disruptions and presents lessons learned as well as a model for survival. Henry C. "Hank" Lucas, Jr. is the Robert H. Smith Professor of Information Systems at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. This talk was presented on February 26, 2013 as part of the University of Maryland Libraries series "Speaking of Books: Conversations with Campus Authors."