10am: Lisa Snyder, “Behind the Model: Reconstruction the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition” * Please note: this presentation by Lisa Snyder is a public program requiring a reservation. Please see this web page for reservation information: Reservations are not required for the rest of the presentations.
11:30am to 12:30pm: The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893
Sarah Burns, "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Thomas Hovenden, Breaking Home Ties, and Culture Wars in the White City of 1893"
Edward C. Hirschland, “An Electric Ballet. Huh?”
Judy Koessel, “Discovering Dodge: William De Leftwich Dodge, American Muralist (1867-1935)
1pm-2pm: The Century of Progress International Exposition of 1933-34
Elizabeth McGoey, “"Homelike Atmosphere Sought": American Domesticity on View at the 1933-34 Century of Progress”
Erika Doss, "People's Choice: Grant Wood at the Century of Progress, 1933-1934."
Felicia Caponigri, “The Italo Balbo Monument: Italians and Italian-Americans in Chicago at the 1933-34 World's Fair”