Lectures

Laws Prohibiting Sex-Selective Abortion in the United States: Ending Gender Discrimination or Perpetuating Xenophobia?

As part of the anti-abortion movement's legislative campaign, seven states have passed bans on sex-selective abortion and many more are pending, including in Congress. Advocates of the bans argue that they are needed to prevent widespread elimination of female fetuses by Asians in the United States.

Participating faculty: 
Brian Citro

Working with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health: Experiences, Lessons and Global Themes

Date: 
03.10.2014
Location: 
Harper Memorial Library - Room 140, 1116 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

Alexandra Berthiaume, aberthiaume@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

A part of the Global Health Speaker Series, presented by the Center for Global Health (http://cgh.uchicago.edu/)

Featuring:
Mihir Mankad, Legal Consultant, Lawyers Collective (India) and Andrey Rylkov Foundation (Russia)

Brian Citro, Clinical Lecturer in Law, International Human Rights Clinic, University of Chicago Law School

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Regulation of Sexual and Reproductive Health and the Right to Health and Human Dignity

Date: 
03.05.2014
Location: 
Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105), 5733 South University, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

Yaniv Kleinman, ykleinman@uchicago.edu

The Human Rights Program, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3) are pleased to present a conversation between sexual and reproductive health practitioners and theorists on the regulation and criminalization of sexual and reproductive health.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: John Flavin on Chicago Innovation Exchange

Date: 
05.05.2014
Location: 
Room IV

John Flavin, a Chicago entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in life sciences ventures, will discuss Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE), the newly formed hub for multidisciplinary collaborations and support for business start-up activities at the University of Chicago.  Mr. Flavin has been named executive director of CIE.   

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer
Faculty: 
Ellis A. Regenbogen

Law in a Time of Cholera: The Failure of the United Nations in Haiti

Date: 
02.26.2014
Location: 
Room III

(see http://humanrights.uchicago.edu/haiti-cholera-crisis for the most up-to-date information)

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Geoffrey Stone, "The President's Review Group on NSA Surveillance"

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor Geoffrey Stone talks about his involvement in the President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. Organized by the Office of the Dean of Students and recorded on February 4, 2014.

Professor Geoffrey Stone presents, "The President's Review Group on NSA Surveillance"

Date: 
02.04.2014
Location: 
Room V

Join Professor Geoffrey Stone for a lunch talk on his involvement in the President's NSA Surveillance Review Committee. Organized by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: John Frank on "PRISM, NSA Surveillance, and Microsoft’s Response"

Date: 
03.04.2014
Location: 
Room I

Edward Snowden’s disclosure of NSA documents to the Guardian and Washington Post produced sensational news coverage beginning in June 2013 about the National Security Agency’s PRISM program.  Reporters asserted US technology companies were members of PRISM, while the companies uniformly denied any knowledge of PRISM.

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer
Faculty: 
Ellis A. Regenbogen

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Phil Bach on Reading and Understanding Financial Statements

Date: 
01.30.2014
Location: 
Room D

Phil Bach is a Director in the Chicago office of McGladrey and works in their Financial Advisory Services practice. He joined the practice in 2013 after eight years at a Big Four forensic practice. Since 1999, Mr.

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer
Faculty: 
Ellis A. Regenbogen
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