Chancellor's Lecture and Event Series


30th Anniversary Symposium
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Atlantic Slave Trade Symposium and Exhibition
October 4-6, 2012
Legacy of Slavery in the Atlantic World - Conference and Exhibit
Sponsored by the following UIC units: The Office of the Chancellor; the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Office of the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Affairs, the Institute for the Humanities; the Honors College, the Departments of Political Science, History, African American Studies, English, and the Program in International Relations.
Chancellor's Lecture: "More Alike Than Not: Stories from Three Americans — Catholic, Jewish and Muslim"
Thursday, October 25, 2012
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
UIC Forum, Rooms DE
725 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, Illinois

2012 UIC Urban Forum — "Metropolitan Resilience in a Time of Economic Turmoil"
Thursday, December 6, 2012
UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt
Co-Chairs for the 2012 Urban Forum: The Honorable Pat Quinn, Governor, The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, The Honorable Toni Preckwinkle, President, Cook County
Re-Thinking Soup -- "Behind the Kitchen Door
Sustainable Restaurants: Labor Practices, Working Conditions and Wages in American Restaurants, a conversation with Saru Jayaraman
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Residents Dining Hall, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
International Conference, Food Justice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
April 4-6 2013
Co-sponsored with Institute of Humanities and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Chancellor's Lecture: Why Health Disparities Matter
M. Roy Wilson, Deputy Director of Strategic Scientific Planning and Program Coordination, National Institutes of Health
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
College of Medicine Research Building, Moss Auditorium
Light reception to follow
Chancellor's Lecture: "Wise and Effective Academic Governance in an Age of Challenge"
Co-sponsored by the Office of the UIC Senate
Larry R. Faulkner
President Emeritus
The University of Texas at Austin
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
4:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Student Center West, Thompson Room
Mexico City: Agricultural Land of Opportunity Facing the Globalization Process
Hegel Cortés-Miranda
Secretary, Department of Agriculture,
Rural Development and Equity for Indigenous Communities
Government of Mexico City
Monday, April 22
12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2
Chancellor's Initiative in the Humanities
In partnership with the Institute for the Humanities
Ertharin Cousin
Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme
October 11, 2013
2:00 - 3:00 P.M.
Student Center East, Room 302

NOTE: Students may participate in the UIC Experience program by attending any event in the Chancellor's Lecture and Event Series. UIC Experience provides co-curricular opportunities that enhance students' learning and development. Learn more about UIC Experience

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Chancellor's Lecture and Event Series 2011-2012

Chancellor's Lecture and Event Series 2010-2011