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Marina City and the John Hancock Center were built "when the city still acted as an urban and architectural laboratory," says Alexander Eisenschmidt, UIC assistant professor of architecture. He recommends landmark status not just to preserve the buildings, but to signal the need for renewed boldness in experimentation.
Greece Banks Reopen
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Greece reopened its banks and ordered billions of euros owed to international creditors to be repaid on Monday, Reuters reported. Lawrence Officer, UIC professor of economics, can discuss (via telephone) what the re-openings mean following last week's deal to agree a new package of bailout reforms.
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Administrators of the Reddit website are considering changing a host of its content policies. The company's struggle to create a space that encourages users to speak candidly but civilly represents a larger cultural moment, says Adrienne Massanari, UIC assistant professor of communication. Massanari, author of the new book, "Participatory Culture, Community, and Play: Learning from Reddit," is available to discuss Reddit's challenges and culture.
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Artist Kirsten Leenaars responds to the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, and Tamir Rice through a collaborative performance with spoken word, sound, and choreographed movement taken from transcripts of eyewitness accounts. 6 p.m. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St.
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Museum tour addresses the question, "Was Jane Addams a lesbian?" and considers the historic context that complicates both the answer and the question. 3 - 4 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted St.