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Lectures and conferences

Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County Board president Toni Preckwinkle speaks Oct. 10.
Photo: Roberta Dupuis-Devlin/UIC Photo Services

October 10

“Conversations” 
Helen Jun, associate professor of African American studies and English, and Beth Richie, professor of African American studies and criminology, law and justice, and director of the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy. Sponsored by the department of African American Studies. Noon-1 p.m. UH. Lunch provided. RSVP by Oct. 8 tonsando3@uic.edu

“Lecture on Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition”
Liat Ben-Moshe, post-doctoral research associate, Institute on Disability and Human Development. Organized by the Institute for the Humanities Health and Society Working Group and cosponsored by Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy. 3 p.m. Lower level, SH.irrpp@uic.edu

“PubMed Basics for Nurses”
Online library workshop. Noon-1 p.m.

“Reform of Cook County Government”
Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board president. Part of the “Future of Chicago” lecture series. Noon-12:50 p.m. LC C3. 312-413-3780

 

October 11

“Introduction to Web Surveys”
Survey Research Laboratory workshop. Noon-1 p.m. 136 Nursing

“Race, Ethnicity and Policy Brown Bag”
Amalia Pallares, associate professor of political science and Latin American and Latino studies, and Xochitl Bada, assistant professor, Latin American and Latino studies. Sponsored by Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy. Noon-1 p.m. 330 CUPPA.irrpp@uic.edu

 

October 17

“The Future of Corruption in Chicago”
Joe Ferguson, City of Chicago inspector general. Part of the “Future of Chicago” lecture series. Noon-12:50 p.m. LC C3. 312-413-3780

 

October 18

“A Conversation with the Deputy Surgeon General”
Boris Lushniak, U.S. deputy surgeon general, talks about the challenges in public health and need for qualified medical clinicians and researchers. Sponsored by the Urban Health Program. Noon-1 p.m. SPH auditorium

“The Department of Defense: A Researcher’s Primer” 
Conference for researchers interested in working with the Department of Defense. Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. $50. UIC Forum

“Inequality and Exclusion: The Theory and Practice of Human Rights”
Rousseau Conference, sponsored by department of French and Francophone studies and the Institute for the Humanities. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Lower level, SH

“Zona Abierta: Maya Apocalypse 2012: Myth or Reality?”
Interactive panel discussion. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Latino Cultural Center, LC B2. Part of National Hispanic Heritage Month. 312-996-3095