Speaker Series (Spring 2014)

THURSDAY, JUNE 12 - Cuba Uncensored with Generacion Y’s Yoani Sanchez

10:00 a.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 5 - Crumbling America: Infrastructure & the 21st Century with Ray LaHood and Ed Rendell
12:00 p.m. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.



WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 - Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Reinventing American Health Care
6:30 p.m. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 3 - Chicago Style: President of the Chicago Teachers Union Karen Lewis (UChicago Students Only)
6:30 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave

THURSDAY, MAY 29 - Risks & Realities in the Middle East: A View from the Pentagon featuring Eric Lynn, Special Advisor on the Middle East
6:30 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 22 - His Excellency Jalil Abbas Jilani Pakistan Ambassador to the United States
12 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 - Neera Tanden - Health Care Reform Moving Forward: Policy Changes and Cost Containment Strategies
12 p.m. P-117, UChicago Hospitals, Billings Auditorium, 5812 South Ellis Ave.
This event was co-sponsored by the University of Chicago's MacLean Center and the Institute of Politics.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 20 - Chicago Style: Deputy Mayor Steve Koch
7 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 20 - Inside Syria: Faith and Fighting in a Fractured Land
12:00 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

MONDAY, MAY 19 - Blueprint to Implementation: Election Administration Reform for 2014, 2016, and Beyond
8 a.m. Mid-America Club, 200 E. Randolph Drive, 80th Floor
This event was presented in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture, and made possible by the generous support of the Joyce Foundation.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14 - The State of Voting Rights in America
6 p.m. Social Service Administration Building, 969 E. 60th St.
This event was presented in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture, and made possible by the generous support of the Joyce Foundation.

 

MONDAY, MAY 12 - Former Vice President Al Gore
6:00 p.m. The Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E 60th St.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 9 - Admiral Mike Mullen, USN (Ret.) Former Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff
12 p.m. University of Chicago's Alumni House, 5555 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7: Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum
6:00 p.m. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7: Beyond China: ASEAN Ambassadors on the Economic & Geopolitical Importance of Southeast Asia
10:30 a.m. International House Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 6: The Hon. Chuck Hagel
8:45 a.m. The Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus Dr. 

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 25: What’s Next for Afghanistan? with former U.S Ambassador to Afghanistan Ronald Neumann
12:00 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 24: Youth Violence in Chicago: A Panel Forum
7:30 p.m. Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 22: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
12:00 p.m. Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 21: Premal Shah: Can Social Entrepreneurship End Global Poverty?
12:00 p.m. Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 17: The Chicagoland Lens: A Look at Chicago Public Schools
6:00 p.m. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16: Todd Purdum - An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964
6:30 p.m. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 14:The Honorable Robin Kelly (D-IL)
12:00 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 12: IOP Political TV Festival: Watching Washington in TV’s New Golden Age
12:00 p.m. Ida Noyes Hall Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 8: Chicago Style - Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Political Leadership with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle & Rebecca Sive
6:00 p.m. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 8: POLITICO Power Lunch
12:30 p.m. Ida Noyes Hall Cloister Club, 1212 E. 59th St.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 4: Shabana Basij-Rasikh: Empowering Afghan Women through Education
12:00 p.m. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 3: The Unholy Alliance: Reporters and Politicians with former Washington Post Columnist Bob Levey
6:30 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

TUESDAY, APRIL 1: Responding to Global Humanitarian Crises with IRC’s David Miliband
2:00 p.m. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.