Scholars representing diverse disciplines at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Chicago-Kent College of Law will discuss issues related to political economy and the law during a symposium at UIC's Institute for the Humanities.
3 – 5 p.m.
Institute for the Humanities
Stevenson Hall, lower level, 701 S. Morgan St.
Scholars scheduled to present are:
Bette Bottoms, dean of the UIC Honors College, vice provost for undergraduate affairs, and professor of psychology
"Psychological Perspectives on Race in Cases involving Child Victims and Offenders"
Stephen Engelmann, UIC associate professor of political science
"Fairness, Efficiency, and the Making of Markets"
Nancy Marder, professor of law, Chicago-Kent College of Law
"Theories of Juror Bias, Voir Dire and Jury Decision-Making"
Mark Rosen, professor of law, Chicago-Kent College of Law
"The Constitutional Principle of Democratic Integrity: A Critical Re-examination of the Political Gerrymandering and Voter Identification Cases"
Walter Benn Michaels, UIC professor of English, and Katharine Baker, professor of law and associate dean, Chicago-Kent College of Law, serve as the program's moderators.
Admission is free. For more information call (312) 996-6354.