Spring 2016 Speaker Series

Faculty and students are invited to a series of Wednesday talks at lunch hour, 12:00-1:00. Sessions occur in Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) Room 1115 unless otherwise noted. Graduate students will get first crack in the Q and A.

February 17, 2016

John Mearsheimer, University of Chicago
“How the West--Not Putin--Caused the Ukraine Crisis”
BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00

ThomasGeogheganMarch 9, 2016
Thomas Geoghegan, Despres, Schwartz and Geoghegan
"Labor and Politics in the U.S."
BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00


JohnMatisonnMarch 16, 2016
John Matisonn, Former NPR South Africa Correspondent and Former Commissioner, South African Independent Broadcast Authority
"South Africa on the Brink"
BSB 1115, 12:00 - 1:00

LarryBennetMarch 30, 2016
Larry Bennett, DePaul University
"Rethinking the Modern City: Brooklyn and Detroit"
BSB 1115, 12:00 - 1:00

CathyCohenApril 13, 2016
Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago
"Black Death on Your Laptop: New Media and New Movements"
BSB 1115, 12:00 - 1:00

DickSimpsonApril 20, 2016
Dick Simpson, University of Illinois at Chicago
"Chicago Politics: A look Forward and A Look Back."
Great Cities Institute, "Jewels of UIC" Series
Discussion moderated by Alba Alexander, UIC, CUPPA HALL 418, 12:00 - 1:00