James McKenna, Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Professor of Anthropology, delivered the most recent lecture in the University of Notre Dames Saturday Scholar Series,Caring for Babies, Caring for Parents: What Human Infants Really Need and Why,on Oct. 22.
In his presentation, McKenna, an expert on infant co-sleeping and breastfeeding, shed light on the differences among contemporary cultural practices, personal preferences and scientific findings related to caring for infants.
McKennas lecture is available for viewing on the Web at:
Sponsored by theCollegeofArtsand Letters, the Saturday Scholar Series presentations begin three and one-half hours before kickoff of each home football game and are held in the auditorium of theHesburghCenterfor International Studies.
The next presentation will be Nov. 5 and will feature Julia Braungart-Rieker, professor of psychology and associate dean of Arts and Letters, with a lecture titledUnderstanding Personality Development in Babies and Children.
More information on the Saturday Scholar Series, including a schedule of speakers, is on the Web at http://saturdayscholar.nd.edu/ .