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Headlines for the Week of November 11, 2013

November 18: Join us for the symposium "Using Your Art of Influence to Break Criminal Traditions and Create Social Change"

Why is there an art exhibit on the third floor of Chicago-Kent?
How does the exhibit relate to legal education?
Do you have questions, ideas or concerns about the exhibit?

Attend the symposium “Using Your Art of Influence to Break Criminal Traditions and Create Social Change” on November 18, from 3 to 5 p.m., in the first-floor auditorium, with a reception to follow.

Held in conjunction with the fine art exhibit currently on the third floor, this symposium explores the history and purpose of the art exhibition, the meaning of the art as it relates to human rights, the artists' creative process, everyday life under criminal traditions, and a dialogue with students and faculty about culture as a strategic tool for change. Speakers include exhibit executive producer Cheryl Jefferson; exhibit artists Richard Laurent and Paula Luberda; activist/artist Zainab Khan, who is featured in the new documentary "Honor Diaries"; and you, the Chicago-Kent community.

You are cordially invited to attend and join this conversation. In fact, you are what the symposium and the art exhibit are all about. Raising consciousness among future legal influencers is the first step toward creating change and achieving social justice.

November Gallery Talk Series

Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m.
Third-floor atrium

The gallery talks are a series of weekly discussions exploring the use of art and culture as a strategic tool for social and legal changes. Talks are hosted by Cheryl Jefferson, executive producer of The Art of Influence: Breaking Criminal Traditions, and will feature art from the exhibit as the starting point for each conversation.

November 13
A Beautiful House Must Have a Beautiful Door
Artistic statements on FGM and how these can forward social change

November 20
Honor Roll
The palette of honor killing in the U.S. and abroad

November 27
Watering Someone Else’s Garden
Portraits of child brides in fact and in art

Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus

Human Resources holds office hours each Tuesday at the Downtown Campus. You can expect to find an HR professional on site from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 656.

The schedule of which HR staff member will be available on a given date is posted on the bulletin board outside the staff lounge on the third floor. Feel free to stop by room 656 for answers to any questions and to pick up or drop off benefits forms. If you prefer, call ext. 7-3318 to set up an appointment in advance or to arrange a different meeting time.

For additional HR information, please visit the Human Resources website at www.iit.edu/hr/.

 

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