May 11, 2000
Vol. 19 No. 16

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    May Chronicle Calendar Highlights

    [dancers] UC Dancers
    Spring Concert: Foot Loops
    8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 12-13

    UC Dancers, a student-run dance company at the University, gives public performances of works-in-progress throughout the academic year. Each spring, the group presents a concert as the culmination of this yearlong choreographic process. This year’s concert, Foot Loops, will feature dances by Chicago students as well as two works by Mad Shak Dance Company, which recently completed a weeklong residency at the University. The concert also will include two works by Terry Crews, Director of UC Dancers and Dance Instructor in Physical Education & Athletics at the University. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. $7 general; $4 with University I.D.

    [elshtain] by matthew gilson John M. Olin Center
    Dilemmas of Humanitarian Military Intervention
    May 12-14

    The John M. Olin Center for Inquiry into the Theory and Practice of Democracy will present a conference titled Dilemmas of Humanitarian Military Intervention from Friday, May 12, through Sunday, May 14. University faculty member Jean Bethke Elshtain (left), the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor in the Divinity School, will speak along with other distinguished guests from Georgetown University, The New Republic, CERI, the University of Toronto, the University of Kentucky, Public Interest, Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute, Stanford University and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Theater, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. 702-3423. Free.

    [jencks] by martha stewartHarris Graduate School of Public Policy and Department of Sociology
    James S. Coleman Memorial Lecture
    4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24

    Christopher Jencks (left), the Malcolm Weiner professor of social policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, will present the University’s second annual James S. Coleman Memorial Lecture. His presentation, “The Black-White Test Score Gap,” will be followed by a reception in the Social Sciences Tea Room. SS 122, 1126 E. 59th St. 702-8677. Free.

    [] Smart Museum of Art
    “Transforming Images” Symposium
    10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, May 12

    In conjunction with its current exhibition of Native-American art, “Transforming Images: The Art of Silver Horn and His Successors,” the Smart Museum of Art will sponsor a symposium titled “Resistance, Co-option and Assimilation in Plains Indian Art.” The symposium will feature scholars in anthropology, ethnography and art history, including Candace Greene, specialist for North American ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution; Raymond Fogelson, Professor in Anthropology and Psychology; Tom Cummins, Associate Professor in Art History; and Robert Donnelley, Curator of the exhibition. Breasted Hall, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 702-0176. Free.

    [] Athletics: Baseball
    Maroons vs. the Milwaukee School of Engineering
    Noon. Saturday, May 13

    The Maroons baseball team will play its last game of the 2000 regular season against the Milwaukee School of Engineering. A doubleheader, the home action will begin at noon on the University’s J. Kyle Anderson Field. Chicago is 9-0 at home this season, where it has outscored the opposition 104-41 (11-5 average score).

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