Charlene Haparimwi

Charlene Haparimwi

Chicago based freelance writer.

I've done freelance writing for HelloGiggles, Huffington Post, Seventeen & Hooligan Mag about intersectional feminism, fashion + beauty, and positive news stories. Email:

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Autism experts at DePaul University discuss education, awareness

CHICAGO — Advances in education and the arts are changing the lives of people with autism, and DePaul University experts are available to discuss their research on accessibility and care. Scholars can discuss designing theatre performances for people with autism, advances in special education, media representation of autism and other disabilities, and communication methods for adults and children with autism and their parents.

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500 years after the Reformation: Scholars gather at DePaul University for World Catholicism Week

CHICAGO — In 1517, Martin Luther nailed a proclamation to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany and launched the Protestant Reformation. Five hundred years later, speakers from India, Nigeria, Brazil, Chile and Sri Lanka will gather at DePaul University to address the lingering repercussions of the Reformation on Christianity, particularly in the global South.

“Christians all over the world are using this anniversary to take stock of where we have come over the last five centuries,” said William Cavanaugh, professor of Catholic Studies and director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul.