Date(s) - 10/12/2016 - 11/02/2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
UIC Lecture Center C1
Topics focus on the social, economic and political conditions of the Chicago metropolitan region. Former Chicago alderman Dick Simpson, UIC professor of political science, moderates the series, hosted by UIC’s political science department since 1976. Co-sponsors are the UIC Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement and UIC Honors College.
All lectures are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, lectures are from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Lecture Center C1, 802 S. Halsted St. (Located directly west of Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St.) For more information, call (312) 413-3780.
Additional presenters will be announced later. Scheduled lectures include:
“The Future of Corruption in Chicago”
Joe Ferguson, City of Chicago Inspector General
“The Chicago City Council and the Future of Chicago”
Edward Burke, 14th Ward alderman
“Reform of Cook County Government”
Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board president
“The Future of Participatory Democracy in Illinois”
Pat Quinn, former Illinois governor