Sunday, April 11, 2010

Cary Nelson Speaking in Chicago

AAUP President Cary Nelson will be speaking this week in a couple of free events open to the public, discussing and signing copies of his new book, No University Is An Island.

Friday, April 16, 2010 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
room 5006 - Lecture Hall

Illinois AAUP State Meeting and Conference
Saturday, April 17, 2010

St. Augustine College, Chicago, IL

1:00 p.m. Dr. Kevin Mattson, Ohio University, Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History,

“The Corporatization of Higher Education”

1:45 Rima Kapitan, attorney at CAIR-Chicago

“Academic Freedom and Contingent Labor: A Case Analysis”

2:30 AAUP National President Cary Nelson discusses his new book No University is an Island.

Introduction by Peter N. Kirstein, Vice-President, IL-AAUP

3:30 IL-AAUP Business Meeting—elections, delegates to annual conference, acknowledgements

3:45 Adjournment

The conference is free and open to the public.

St. Augustine College is located at 1345 W. Argyle, Chicago, Il. 60640, north of downtown Chicago.

The Red Line El stops 3 blocks east of the College at Argyle St. The College is also accessible by CTA buses on Clark, Broadway, Lawrence, and Foster.

If you are driving there is free parking at the College. From downtown exit Lake Shore Drive at either Lawrence or Foster Avenue.

The conference will take place in the historic Charlie Chaplin Auditorium. For more information email Lee Maltby at, or phone, 773-878-3728.

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