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SUGGESTED EVENTS

for

 

Honors Core Seminar on Ethics and Globalization

Fall 2011

 

Dr. Holly Graff and Dr. Richard Stacewicz

 

To receive participation credit for any event, you must have an appropriate proof of attendance, and you must write a brief response and add this to your journal.  Linking an event to class material is highly recommended.

**Any play that is part of the Performing Arts Series at Oakton

**Any presentation that is part of the Chicago Writers' Series

 

 

What Does Education Mean in an Unequal World?
Speaker: Sandeep Pandey, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Asha for Education
Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus, Room 1608
 

 

 

Tariq Ali's Revolution in the Air: The Arab Spring and a World in Motion
World-renowned political writer and novelist, frequent contributor to The Guardian, London Review of Books, and the New Left Review,
and co-author, with Oliver Stone, of Haymarket Books' On History: Tariq Ali and Oliver Stone in Conversation
Thursday, October 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL
Doors open at 7pm • Talk at 7:30pm
Admission is Free!!! Seating is first come, first served!
 

 

 

STEM Speaker Series Event
DNA-Based Nanoconstructs for the Detection of Heavy Metal Ions
Presented by Kimber Brenneman, graduate student in the NanoEngineering Group at UIC's Bioengineering Department
Wednesday, October 19th, 1:00pm
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus, Room 1550
This seminar is FREE and open to all!!!

 

 


UFE's Popular Economics Education Institute
An intensive Training of Trainers program for activists working for social & economic justice
Thursday, November 3, 2011, 3:00 P.M. to Sunday, November 6, 2011, 1:30 P.M.
Koinonia Retreat Center, South Haven, MN. (90 minutes northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Application deadline is October 21, 2011

 

Call and Response: From Artemisia to Frida
Women's Juried Art Exhibit
October 6th - 28th, 2011
Public Reception: Thursday, October 6th, 5:00-8:00pm
Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus

 

FILM SCREENING:  Frida by Julie Taymor
Wednesday, October 26, 6:30pm
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus, Room 1610
Admission is FREE!  A light supper will be served.  (This film is Rated R)
Check out this interesting review in the NYTimes!

 

Tragedy to Triumph - The Story of Artemisia
A multimedia music performance by Linda M. Smith
Also featuring Robert Arendt, Eugenia Elliott, and Katherine Hughes
Thursday, October 13, 7:00pm
Footlik Theater, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus

 

2011 Chicago Humanities Festival
October 2011 - November 2011
Various Locations and Events, visit their website by clicking on the title above.

 

 

Author: Hollace Graff
Oakton Community College
Updated: November 3, 2011