Weekly Advisory: May 20, 2013

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School Closings: CPS closings will rush students with special needs into general education classrooms with insufficient planning. Federico Waitoller, UIC assistant professor of special education, has researched the closings’ impact on these students. Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523; aranallo@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

21, Tuesday: Re-Thinking Soup. Free soup and talk with Soul Vegan on diet, community health and tradition. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

21, Tuesday: “Stroke: A Journey to Recovery.” Panel discussion with UI Health neurologist Dr. Rebbeca Grysiewicz and stroke champions James Negratti, Marshelle Samuels and Monifa Thomas, 1 – 2 p.m., Room 1135, 1740 W. Taylor St. Contact Sherri McGinnis Gonzalez, (312) 996-8277, smcginn@uic.edu

23, Thursday: “Intersection/Intervention: Disability in Museums.” Professional development workshop for museum professionals. 9 a.m. – noon. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. $20; students $5. Call (312) 413-5353.

24, Friday: “Pardon Me, Where is the Kitchen?” Performance art by 2013 TED Fellow Christine Sum.  6 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

29, Wednesday: “The Only Way Out is the Way Through.” Performance by Chicago State University’s Truth ‘n’ Trauma. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

Thru June 15: “I Think We’re Ready to Go to the Next Sequence: The Legacy of the Halflifers.” Retrospective of video work by Torsten Zenas Burns and Anthony Discenza. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, noon – 6 p.m. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6114.

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