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Upcoming Chicago Interest Seminars

This list is of upcoming seminars only. Since most seminars meet more than once in a term, if a class has already met at least once, it will no longer show up on this list. To find a seminar that has already started or has finished, visit Programs and Events and set the date range to include the seminar’s starting date.

Starting February 21, 2017
Tuesdays, February 21 - May 2 (class will not meet February 28)
Led by Diane Dillon
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $270 Regular Price (after February 10): $297 *Please note that the dates have been changed from what was published in the paper brochure.* Register Here Seminar Description...
Starting February 23, 2017
Thursdays, February 23 - March 16
Led by Bill Savage
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $120 Regular Price (after February 10): $162 Register Here Seminar Description In this course, we will explore Chicago saloons before 1920, when Prohibition wiped out...
Starting February 23, 2017
Thursdays, February 23 - March 30
Led by John Suiter
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $200 Regular Price (after February 10): $220 Register Here Seminar Description The writers of the Beat Generation didn’t just blow through Chicago on their way to New York...
Starting February 25, 2017
Saturdays, February 25 - March 18
Led by Ginger Frere
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $160 Regular Price (after February 10): $176 Register Here Seminar Description While records such as birth certificates and marriage licenses are commonly used by...
Starting March 1, 2017
Wednesdays, March 1 - April 5
Led by Julia Bachrach
Cost and Registration Information Early Registration Price (by February 10): $200 Regular Price (after February 10): $220 Register Here Seminar Description Nicknamed “Urbs in Horto,” a Latin phrase meaning “City in a Garden,” Chicago possesses one...