Friday Morning Seminars
Due to COVID-19 and campus restrictions, the Spring 2021 Friday Morning Seminars will continue to be held virtually on Friday mornings from 10:30am until 12:00pm (CST) over Zoom. Loyola faculty, students, staff, community members, and guests are welcome. Check back soon for links to register for each presentation separately.
These seminars are a time for CURL graduates, undergraduates, staff, faculty, and community members to discuss their thoughts and experiences with community-based initiatives and/or relevant research. Please note: Unavoidable changes may be necessary. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm specific presentations.
|How the Blind Seeing Beauty Created a Vision for the Future||Norberto Grzywacz, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, LUC|
|February 5||Big Philanthropy: Perpetuating Inequitable Systems and the Concentration of Power||Tara Ebrahimi, Director of Communications, Women Unite!|
|February 12||No Seminar - Spring Break|
|February 19||Cultivating a Culture of Hope: A Restorative Justice Approach to Healing and Reconciliation||Fr. David Kelly, Executive Director, Precious Blood Ministries of Reconciliation|
|February 26||Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods||Jan Doering, Assistant Professor of Sociology, McGill University|
|March 5||Housing Solutions for Medically Vulnerable People Experiencing Homelessness: The Chicago & Cook County Flexible Housing Pool||Christine Haley, Director of Housing, Cook County Health|
||Disrupting Disparities among Older Adults in Illinois||Chrstine George, Research Faculty at CURL, will lead a panel of representatives from the research partnership with AARP Illinois.|
|March 19||Notions of Justice in Values-Engaged Evaluation||Leanne Kallemeyn, Associate Professor, School of Education, LUC|
|March 26||TBD||Maria Hadden, Alderwoman, Chicago City Council|
|April 2||No Seminar - Good Friday|
|April 9||Creating Change and Facilitating Healing: Supervised Visitation for Families Impacted by Domestic Violence||Inspire Action for Social Change|
|April 16||Interdisciplinary Research at LUC: Examples from the Past, Dreams of the Future||David Van Zytveld, Director of CURL; Badia Ahad, Associate Professor, University Core Curriculum Director, Department of English, LUC; Meharvan Singh, Vice Dean of Research Professor in Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, LUC; and others to be named later|
|April 23||Wisconsin Voter Protection: Rewriting the Playbook in 2020||Alexis J. Rangel (she/they), former Deputy Voter Protection Director, Democratic Party of Wisconsin|