UChicago Alumni Weekend
May 31–June 3, 2018
Robert H. Kirschner, M.D., Memorial Human Rights Lecture with Professor Carol Anderson
Thursday May 31, 6:00pm-7:30pm, International House Assembly Hall
This annual lecture honors the life and work of Robert H Kirschner, noted forensic pathologist and a founder of the UChicago Pozen Family Center for Human Rights. Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies at Emory University. Her research and teaching focus on public policy, particularly the ways that domestic and international policies intersect through the issues of race, justice, and equality in the United States. She is the author of the 2016 New York Times-bestselling book White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation's Divide, which won the National Book Critics Award for criticism. This event is cosponsored by the International House Global Voices Program. A reception will immediately follow the lecture. Free and open to the public with registration. Register here.
International House Around the World Wine Tasting
Saturday June 2, 3:00-4:30pm, International House Rockefeller Lounge
Admission to this event is not included in the Alumni Weekend Pass, the Reunion Pass, or the Young Alumni Pass. A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $20. Must be 21 or older to attend; government-issued ID required for entry.
Join international alumni, International House staff and graduate students, and the Alumni Club of Chicago at this time-honored reception that will teach us about wines from select regions across the globe. Enjoy a performance by an acclaimed Chicago world music ensemble while you connect with old and new friends, recalling fond international memories of study, travel, work, and friendship. Tours of International House will also be offered.
Chicago Ensemble Concert and Champagne Reception
Sunday June 3, 2:30-5:00pm, International House Assembly Hall
Admission to this event is not included in the Alumni Weekend Pass, the Reunion Pass, or the Young Alumni Pass. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $25.
Join cohosts International House and the Alumni Club of Chicago for a champagne reception and concert. The Chicago Ensemble is known for its eclectic programs that combine masterworks with surprising selections by composers past and present. Join International House for a champagne reception to toast the conclusion of their 85th anniversary yearlong celebration and enjoy a chamber music concert led by virtuoso pianist Gerald Rizzer, AB'62, and members of the Chicago Ensemble. Presented as part of the International House Global Voices Performing Art Series.
View the Alumni Weekend 2017 photo album. Don’t forget to tag yourself and your friends, and be sure to follow @UChicagoAlumni to stay connected all year long.