The University of Chicago Magazine April 1996
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For more detailed and complete information--as well as special services--visit the University of Chicago's alumni web site, the "Alumni Gateway."
In the ClubsBoston
Thursday, Apr. 18, 7 p.m.: Happy hour at Jillian's, The Fenway. For more information on happy hours, call Julekha Dash, AB'93, 617/625-6932 (h). Sunday, Apr. 21, 1:30 p.m.: Orion String Quartet at the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum; call Anne Rivers, AB'94, 617/563-3823 (w). First weekend in May: Walk for Hunger; call John Todd, AB'94, 617/563-6018 (w). Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.: Happy hour at Johnny D's, Davis Square, Somerville. To join the Great Books group, call Celia Shneider, X'72, 617/739-1303 (h). A book group for the busy meets in April and May; call Michael Fitzgerald, AB'86, 508/820-8206 (w) or 508/875-3524 (h).
ChicagoWednesday, Apr. 17: Fireside Chat on the Democratic Convention with Leslie Fox, executive director of Chicago '96. Saturday, Apr. 20: Community-service project with Turn-a-Lot-Around. Wednesday, Apr. 24: Downtown Lunch with public-policy dean Don Coursey on "Our Environmental Values." Friday, May 3: Dinner and The Play's the Thing at Court Theatre. Thursday, May 9: Cityfront Forum with Divinity School professor Wendy Doniger on "The Bed Trick: Sex, Myth, and Masquerade." Saturday, May 11: Discussion of Renaissance Italy at the Smart Museum. Saturday, Jun. 15: Tour of Annunciation Cathedral.
DenverSaturday, Apr. 27: Distinguished Faculty Series with English professor Ned Rosenheim, AB'39, AM'46, PhD'53.
EugeneMonday, May 6: Distinguished Faculty Series with economist D. Gale Johnson.
HonoluluTo volunteer, call Jim Jacobs in the Alumni Association at 312/702-2155.
HoustonThursday, Apr. 25: Distinguished Faculty Series with biologist Michael LaBarbera.
Los AngelesMonday, Apr. 29: Chicago Cubs game; call Punita Khanna, AB'83, SM'86, 310/478-8743 (h). Sunday, May 5: Shakespeare extra-illustrated books and afternoon tea at the Huntington Library; call Constance Bradley, AB'61, 818/799-2428 (h). Sunday, May 5: Buffet brunch and lecture by SSA associate professor Evelyn Brodkin on "The New Politics of the Welfare Program." Sunday, May 19: Distinguished Faculty Series with computer scientist Kris Hammond on "The Web, the Net, and All Things Entangling."
MiamiSaturday, Apr. 20: Distinguished Faculty Series with pediatrician and medical ethicist Lainie Ross on "Truth-telling in Medicine."
MilwaukeeThursday, Apr. 25: Distinguished Faculty Series with political scientist Michael Dawson.
New YorkThursday, Apr. 18, 6:30 p.m: Young alumni happy hour at Bar 89, 89 Mercer Street. Saturday, Apr. 20: Ballroom-dance social and lesson at Dance New York, 237 W. 54th Street. Wednesday, May 1, 6:30 p.m.: Distinguished Faculty Series with psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, AB'60, PhD'65; call Lisa Magnas, AB'88, 212/749-5210 (h). Thursday, May 16, 6:30 p.m.: Young alumni happy hour at Fez, 380 Lafayette Avenue.
April: Dewar's Scotch tasting, TBA.
Northern New JerseySunday, May 19: Distinguished Faculty Series with humanities professor Herman Sinaiko, AB'47, PhD'61.
PhiladelphiaWednesday, April 24: Distinguished Faculty Series with Divinity School professor Martin Marty, PhD'56.
PhoenixSaturday, May 4: Distinguished Faculty Series with historian William McNeill, AB'38, AM'39.
PortlandSunday, May 5: Distinguished Faculty Series with economist D. Gale Johnson.
San FranciscoSunday, Apr. 28: Distinguished Faculty Series with English professor Ned Rosenheim, AB'39, AM'46, PhD'53.
SarasotaSunday, Apr. 21: Distinguished Faculty Series with pediatrician and medical ethicist Lainie Ross on "Truth-telling in Medicine."
SeattleSaturday, May 4: Distinguished Faculty Series with economist D. Gale Johnson.
Washington, DCSaturday, Apr. 20: Seminar on The Odyssey with humanities professor Herman Sinaiko, AB'47, PhD'61, and assistant art professor Ingrid Rowland. Thursday, Apr. 25, noon: Lunch with economist D. Gale Johnson as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series. Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m.: Guided tour of the Phillips Collection. Thursday, Jun. 6: Annual dinner; judge and former White House counsel Abner Mikva, JD'51, speaks. Saturday, Jun. 22 and Sunday, Jun. 23, noon: Tour of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Thursday, April 18 and Monday, May 13: Modern-drama discussion group; call David Sobelsohn, AB'74, 202/484-8303 (h). Wednesday, April 24 and Monday, May 27: Great Books discussion group; call Bill Cregar, AB'66, 202/708-5004 (w). For information on the international-relations discussion group, call Jay Andre, AM'91, 703/243-4961 (h).
For details, contact Marilyn Melvan, U of C Alumni Association, at 312/702-2157; at 312/702-2166 (fax); or at email@example.com (Internet).
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