Weekly Advisory: November 11, 2013

UIC Experts

Odeh Case: The immigration fraud charge facing a 66-year-old local Palestinian community activist Rasmieh Odeh resembles recent federal arrests of Palestinian advocates, according to Nadine Naber, UIC associate professor of gender and women’s studies and Asian American studies. Naber, a scholar of Arab women’s activism in the Middle East and the U.S., can comment on Odeh’s case, which is scheduled for formal arraignment Nov. 13. Contact Brian Flood, (312) 996-7681; bflood@uic.edu

UIC Events

A complete listing of UIC events is online

11, Monday: “Veterans2Ventures.” Networking reception and art exhibition. East Terrace, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. 3-5 p.m. Free. Media welcome. Contact Jeffon Boynés, jboynes@uic.edu

13, Wednesday: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “The Future of Public Space in Chicago.” Erma Trantor, Friends of the Parks. Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

13, Wednesday: Jazz Master Class. Marquis Hill, jazz trumpeter. 3 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

13, Wednesday: “Little War on the Prairie.” Panel on the 1862 execution of Dakota Indians. John Biewen, Duke University; Patricia Norby, Newberry Library. 6 – 7:30 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

15, Friday. Power of Nursing Leadership Event. Mary Naylor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, keynote speaker. Annual event where nursing leaders celebrate the accomplishments of colleagues. 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 355-3754.

15, Friday: “Fractals, Power Laws, and Networks: How Complexity Can Help Plan Cities.” Sybil Derrible, UIC Institute of Environmental Science and Policy. Noon – 1 p.m. Room 110, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-2165.

Thru Nov. 15: “The Things We Carried.” Exhibition curated by student veterans at UIC. African-American Cultural Center, Addams Hall, Room 207, 830 S. Halsted St. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Free. Call (312) 996-9549.

15 – 24: “Twelfth Night.” Shakespeare set in the early 20th century. UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St. 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; noon Tuesday. $11 – 16. Call (312) 996-2939.

25, Monday: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “The Role of the Federal Government in Illinois’ Future.” U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley. 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. Room 207, African-American Cultural Center, Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.

Thru May 9, 2014:  “Chicagoaxaca.” Exhibition. Pop Up JUST Art Center, 729 W. Maxwell St. 1 – 4 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Free. Call (312) 355-5922.

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