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Series on Human Trafficking at UChicago Law School

Monday, April 18, 2011
Human Trafficking: Global Problems, Global Solutions
Lunch (12:15 – 1:20 PM)
Room III, The Law School
Panelists: Prof. Mohamed Mattar (Georgetown Law Center, Johns Hopkins University SAIS), Prof. Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago Law School)
Lunch generously funded by Student Government.

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Directing Traffic: The Migration Patterns and Consequences of Human Trafficking
Lunch (12:15 – 1:20 PM)
Room V, The Law School
Prof. Charlotte Walker, head of the Human Rights Department, will lecture on the impact of migration and criminal laws on sex trafficking– and vice versa– using particularly data and information from the EU, Turkey, and the Near East.
Lunch generously funded by Student Government.

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Discussion: Beyond the Score: Pure Propaganda? Prokofiev 5, Chicago Symphony Center, January 7, 9

BTS: Prokofiev 5

1:30 PM
Friday January 7, 2011
3:00 PM
Sunday January 9, 2011

Pure Propaganda?

In 1936, after nearly 20 years in the West, Prokofiev returned to his native Russia, now the Soviet Union, where he found it more difficult than he had thought to write music to please the Communist authorities. But when war came in 1941, the atmosphere changed. The regime needed artists to inspire and lead. Prokofiev played his part, and, as the tide of war turned in 1944, he created one of his most paradoxical and yet melodious masterpieces.

The CSO’s highly successful multimedia series Beyond the Score® reveals the story behind great works of music with live dramatized commentary and audiovisual illustrations. Visit for more information and for FREE downloads of previous Beyond the Score® productions.

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