Lectures and conferences

Writer-philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The work of writer-philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau will be celebrated at a conference Oct. 18.

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October 17

“M.Ed. Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics and Assessment Information Session”
Everett Smith, professor, educational psychology and director of the Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics and Assessment Lab. 3-5 p.m. 3312 EPASW. 312-996-4532

 

October 18

“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

 

October 19

“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 23

“Free for All or Free-for-All?”
Jennifer Howard, Chronicle of Higher Education journalist, discusses digital publishing and how it affects access to scholarship in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. 3:30 p.m. 1-470 Daley Library

 

October 24

“Corruption in Chicago” 
James Laski, former Chicago city clerk and alderman. Part of the “Future of Chicago” lecture series. Noon-12:50 p.m. LC C3. 312-413-3780

 

October 26

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

Contact


312-996-0662
christyb@uic.edu

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