Chancellor’s Lecture and Event Series

In Partnership with: The African-American Cultural Center at UIC And the DuSable Museum of African American History With Support from the Illinois Humanities Council
The Illinois Humanities Council [IHC] is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Illinois General Assembly [through the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by speakers, program participants, or audiences do not necessarily reflect those of the NEH, the IHC, our partnering organizations or our funders.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 6:00-8:00 PM
The DuSable Museum of African American History 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637

The Reason Why
A Lecture and Discussion on why African Americans were not included in the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893

Professor Emeritus Christopher Reed
(Roosevelt University)

Professor Robert Rydell
(Montana State University)

Dr. Temple Tsenes-Hills
(PhD, Loyola University Chicago)

and Moderator Alaka Wali (Curator of North American Anthropology; Applied Cultural Research Director, Environment, Culture and Conservation, The Field Museum)

Public Lecture
Delivering Food Assistance in a Shrinking Humanitarian Space
Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme

Moderated Panel Discussion
With Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley of the Brookings Institution In partnership with the Brookings Institution and the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Thursday, October 17, 2013 4:00 - 7:00 PM Illinois Room, Student Center East 750 S. Halsted St.

Technology in Education
International Education Week Keynote Address by Sam Pitroda
Adviser to the Prime Minister of India, Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation

In Partnership with the Institute for the Humanities Friday, October 11, 2013 2:00 - 3:00 PM Room 302, Student Center East 750 S. Halsted St.

In partnership with the Office of International Affairs Tuesday, November 12, 2013 3:00 - 5:00 PM Illinois Room of the SCE 750 S. Halsted St.

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