Weekly Advisory: October 2, 2013

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UIC Events:

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

Oct. 8: “Reviving the Jordan River: Islam, Judaism, Ecology, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” 4 p.m. UIC Institute for the Humanities, Stevenson Hall, lower level, 701 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

Oct. 9: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Corruption in Chicago.” Joe Ferguson, City of Chicago inspector general. Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

Oct. 11: “Delivering Food Assistance in a Shrinking Humanitarian Space.” Lecture. Ertharin Cousin, executive director, United Nations World Food Programme. 2 p.m. Room 302, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

Oct. 18: “Stasis: Dissent and Civil War in Ancient and Modern Greek History.” Conference. 10:30 a.m. — 5 p.m. UIC Library, 801 S. Morgan St., Room 1-470. Free. (312) 996-3881.

Oct. 18: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Reform of Cook County Government.” Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board president Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

Oct. 19: Urban Global Health Celebration and Gala. Forum and gala. 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road. For tickets and registration, visit https://urbanglobalhealth.eventbrite.com.

Thru Oct. 19: “The Program” curated by Michael Scott Hall.  Three short group exhibitions on Viennese art.10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday thru Friday; noon – 6 p.m., Saturday. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6114.

Oct. 21: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Planning the Future of the Metropolitan Region.” Randy Blankenhorn, executive director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

Oct. 23: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Corruption in Chicago.” James Laski, former Chicago city clerk and alderman. Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

Thru Dec. 20: “The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World’s Columbian Exposition.” Exhibition. African-American Cultural Center, Addams Hall, Room 207, 830 S. Halsted St. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.

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