“Cookies and Conversation with Ci3” Feb. 11

Section partner Ci3 (the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health) invites students from all disciplines to join us for an informal discussion about sexual and reproductive health issues appearing in the news and where they intersect with current research here on The University of Chicago campus.

Bring your questions, your ideas, and your lunches – we’ll bring cookies and the following Ci3 contributors:

  • Angela Heimburger, Executive Director of Ci3
  • Lee Hasselbacher, Policy Coordinator of Ci3
  • Andrea Friedman, Consultant for Ci3 and Director of Reproductive Health Programs with the National Partnership for Women & Families

“Cookies and Conversation” will take place Tuesday, February 11 from noon-1 p.m., in the Living Room space of the Institute of Politics (5707 S. Woodlawn, Chicago). Please email Lee Hasselbacher (lhasselbacher@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu) with questions.

This will be the first meeting in a monthly series, and we welcome suggestions for future topics. Hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events: “How to Survive a Plague” and “After Tiller”

We are proud to announce the following upcoming events. Please share with your Chicago contemporaries.

Friday, January 17 – How to Survive a Plague Screening and Panel

How to Survive a Plague

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Section of Family Planning chief and Ci3 Founder and Director, Dr. Melissa Gilliam, will be a panelist at a screening of the award-winning film How to Survive a PlagueThe event will take place Friday, January 17, at 6 p.m. at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th St). Admission is free.

How to Survive a Plague chronicles how AIDS went from a death sentence to a survivable diagnosis. The film has been hailed by The New York Times as a “moving and meticulous documentary about AIDS activism in the late 80’s nad early 90’s” and won Best Documentary at the 2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards.

Admission is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and RSVP’s are appreciated. Click here for more information and reservations.

Wednesday, January 22 – After Tiller Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Martha Shane

After Tiller

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Ci3 is proud to co-sponsor an on-campus screening and discussion of After Tiller, on Wednesday, January 22, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the University of Chicago’s International House (Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St).

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Following the screening, a panel discussion will be held featuring After Tiller filmmaker Martha Shane. The film is an intimate exploration of the highly controversial issue of third-trimester abortions in the wake of Dr. George Tiller’s 2009 assassination. Click here to learn more about After Tiller.