Weekly Advisory: October 29, 2012

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Changing Electorate: The Republican Party’s ability to reshape the electorate in its favor has flown under the radar, according to Evan McKenzie, UIC associate professor of political science. McKenzie can comment on election law, voting rights, and voter registration issues surrounding the 2012 presidential election. Contact Brian Flood, (312) 996-7681; bflood@uic.edu

Frightening Fangs: Parents needn’t be scared about how Halloween candy may affect the teeth of their trick-or-treaters. Dr. Indru Punwani, UIC professor of pediatric dentistry, can offer tips on how to have a tooth-friendly Halloween. Contact Sam Hostettler, (312) 355-2522; samhos@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

30, Tuesday: UIC Concert Band. 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. $5; $2 for students. Call (312) 996-2977.

30, Tuesday:  Re-Thinking Soup. “Art Interventions & Community Renewal.” Orrin Williams, Center for Urban Transformation, on healthy food production in poor neighborhoods. Noon – 1 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

30, Tuesday: “Design and Democracy.”  Panel on ballot and other design affecting democracy.  Marcia Lausen and Victor Margolin, UIC School of Arts and Architecture; Maria De Los Angeles Torres, Latin American and Latino studies. 3 p.m.  Institute for the Humanities, Stevenson Hall, 701 S. Morgan St. Call (312) 996-6354.

31, Wednesday: “Beyond the Market: Food Cultures Among the Poor.” Kelly Moore, Loyola University Chicago. Noon. Institute for the Humanities, Stevenson Hall, 701 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

Nov. 2. Power of Nursing Leadership Event. Beverly Malone, CEO, National League of Nursing, will serve as keynote speaker. 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 355-3754.

Nov. 3Book Party for Prison-Neighborhood Arts Project. Book collection and talk on teaching arts in prison. 6 – 8 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

Nov. 3: “Slavery by Another Name.” Documentary on forced labor in the U.S. after 1865. 2 – 5 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

Nov. 7: UIC Jazz Combos. 7 – 8 p.m. Room L285, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

Nov. 8: “Walkable, Affordable and Preferable: The Sustainable Neighborhood.” Emily Talen,
Arizona State University. 3 – 4:30 p.m.  Great Cities Institute, Suite 400, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-8700.

Nov. 9-18: “Dying for It.” Moira Buffini’s adaptation of the celebrated Russian farce, “The Suicide,” by Nicolai Erdman. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St. $11-16. Call (312) 996-2939.

Nov. 14: “Respect Yourself, Protect Yourself.” Book discussion and signing. Lorena Garcia, UIC. 4 – 6 p.m. Powell’s Bookstore, 1218 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-3074.

Nov. 15 – 16: “The Holy War Conference.” Institute for the Humanities, 701 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

Nov. 16: “The Future of the Metropolitan Region.” Randy Blankenhorn, executive director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. Noon. Lecture Center C3, 802 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

Thru Nov. 21: “Black/Inside: A History of Captivity & Confinement in the U.S.” Exhibit. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. UIC African American Cultural Center Gallery, Addams Hall, Room 207, 830 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.

Nov. 28: “The State of the State After Elections.” Jim Edgar, former Illinois governor. Noon. Lecture Center C3, 802 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

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