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Martha Nussbaum in Conversation with Jonathan Lear at Sem Co-op

Date: 
02.01.2017
Location: 
5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue Chicago, IL 60637
Contact info (email or phone): 

info@semcoop.com

Jonathan Lear discusses Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis. He will be joined in conversation by Martha Nussbaum. 

Details and RSVP

Faculty: 
Martha C. Nussbaum

Debate: Is Human Rights Dead? (Eric Posner at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs)

Date: 
02.15.2017
Location: 
130 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601
Contact info (email or phone): 

312.726.3860

Human rights form an integral part of modern international law, but should they? Many governments have ratified human rights treaties and incorporated human rights law into their legal systems. Yet the persistence of extrajudicial killings, religious persecution, and political repression illustrates that they are violated routinely and blatantly.

Faculty: 
Eric Posner

The Externalities of Vaccination on the Evolution of Influenza - Anup Malani at BFI

Date: 
02.16.2017
Location: 
Harper Center Room 104
Contact info (email or phone): 

bfi@uchicago.edu

The literature on the evolution of influenza—and current economic estimates of the value of vaccination—assume that getting a flu shot does not affect drift and variation in the illness. But that is not theoretically sound; Vaccination as much as natural immunity acquired through infection should affect flu evolution.

Faculty: 
Anup Malani

First Amendment Salon with Richard Posner and Geoffrey R. Stone

Judge Richard Posner in a May 2016 conversation with Geoffrey R. Stone, moderated by Ronald K.L. Collins of the University of Washington School of Law.

Participating faculty: 
Richard A. Posner
Participating faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone
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Academic Freedom and Diversity: Viewpoints on institutional practices and tensions (Panel with Geof Stone)

Date: 
01.03.2017
Location: 
School of Social Service Administration Lobby, 969 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL 60637
Contact info (email or phone): 

csnook@uchicago.edu or 773.702.9700

This event is free and open to the public. An informal discussion with light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will follow.

Our panelists will include:

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Energy and Environmental Policy in the Trump Administration

Date: 
12.05.2016
Location: 
Saieh Hall, Room 146
Contact info (email or phone): 

epic@uchicago.edu

With Republicans in control of Congress and the White House, most observers are expecting a significant shift in U.S. energy and climate policy in the coming years. President-elect Donald J. Trump has promised a review and rollback of U.S. climate regulations and increased access to fossil fuel resources on public lands. He has also suggested he will renegotiate or withdraw the U.S.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Against the Norm: Body, Citizen, Constitution, State - with Tom Ginsburg

Date: 
11.15.2016
Location: 
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Contact info (email or phone): 

773.702.2787

In today’s world of divisive politics and social debate, the 24-hour news cycle and global urbanization have dramatically accelerated the speed at which we gather information and acquire knowledge. Science, technology, history, and culture have all converged to form the framework for some of our deepest held beliefs about society and ourselves.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Rules for a Flat World

Date: 
11.07.2016
Location: 
Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

https://www.semcoop.com

Gillian K. Hadfield, Daniel R. Fischel and Sylvia M. Neil Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, discusses Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law & How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy. She will be joined in conversation by James Robinson.

Acknowledging the Realities: Youth/Police Encounters on Chicago's South Side, featuring Professor Craig Futterman

Date: 
10.13.2016
Location: 
Harper Memorial Library, Room 140

Please join the University of Chicago Undergraduate Law Review on October 13th in HM 140 at 6:00pm for our Autumn guest speaker event, "Acknowledging the Realities: Youth/Police Encounters on Chicago's South Side."

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman at Chicago Ideas Week - Policing: Force of the Future

Date: 
10.18.2016
Location: 
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art
Contact info (email or phone): 

312-906-7419

Over the last three years, the state of our country’s police force has become a national discussion. Now that cell phones double as a video cameras, incidents of violence perpetrated by police officers has become a regular part of our national conversation.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman
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