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    Introducing Electives: A New Event Series by Chicago Ideas

    An Elective is an intimate masterclass that explores a single subject and is led by an expert in that field. Featuring one or two instructors, an Elective consists of a 60-90 minute lesson—complete with reading lists, syllabi, and breakout groups in unique spaces or classroom-like settings. Register below and let's go back to school.
    May 22 6:00 PM

    Federal prosecutors play an integral role in how the criminal justice system functions. Faced with situations ripped from the headlines, they make... read more
    90 Minutes Elective Parrillo Courtroom, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
    Jun 10 6:00 PM

    The identities that bind us together often transcend the physical borders that separate us, and as a result, social movements—from ISIS to... read more
    90 Minutes Elective The Annex
    Jul 15 6:00 PM

    In a world readily redefined by evolving technological innovations, humanity will need to adapt to a paradigm partly defined by its own inventions.... read more
    90 Minutes Elective mHUB
    Aug 15 6:00 PM

    In the digital age, the gap between companies and consumers is smaller than ever. Marketers have to be agile, witty, and quick—all while holding... read more
    60 Minutes Elective DePaul University Student Center Room 120 A B