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Headlines for the Week of March 22, 2010

From Professor Susan Adams

Call for Legal Writing I and II teaching assistants: 2010-11

If you wish to be considered for a legal writing teaching assistantship for the next academic year, please submit your resume, grades for LRW I and II, and your GPA (either in paper or electronically) to Professor Adams by Wednesday, March 31. Information about the position is available through this link; you will also find the information on paper on the third floor table. If you have any questions about the requirements of the position, please contact Professor Adams.

From Professor Bernadette Atuahene

Documentary film organization seeking a student intern

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated student intern with strong writing, research and interpersonal skills. Intern candidate must be able to multi-task and work with minimal supervision. The intern's primary responsibility and duty will be focused on developing a presence for the documentary film in social networking forums, i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Delicious, MySpace, etc.

Substantial experience with social networking is required; experience with filmmaking and/or fundraising is a plus. Intern must be a work-study student and available to start working by March 22.

Are you interested in?

  • working on an evocative documentary film project
  • enhancing your marketing and social networking skills
  • learning about post-Apartheid effects in South Africa
  • gaining experience with a nonprofit organization

If you answered "YES" to any of the above, this position is for you!

Documentaries to Inspire Social Change (DISC) is a nonprofit organization co-founded by Chicago-Kent law professor Bernadette Atuahene. DISC's first film, Sifuna Okwethu, will be an evocative story about land theft in South Africa. A sneak peek of the film can be viewed at www.discwebsite.org.

Interested students should e-mail their resumes and interest letters to Professor Atuahene at discfilm@gmail.com.

DISC's mission is to educate people through documentary film and accompanying curricula about the land dispossessions in South Africa.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

Exam review sessions for last fall's Estates and Trusts course and Gift and Estate Tax course

Any student who wishes to review his or her performance on last fall's final examination in Professor Sherman's Estates and Trusts course or Gift and Estate Tax course should promptly consult the sign-up sheet on Professor Sherman's door (room 741).

 

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