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Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for scholars, teachers, and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, events are free, and no reservations are required. Many of our programs are recorded, and you can listen to them on our website.

E.g., 06/28/2017
E.g., 06/28/2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Millions of Americans identify themselves as having Italian ancestry but many are far removed from their European origins. This seminar familiarizes you with…
Saturday, July 8, 2017
A family history can contain phenomenal research with every event documented and sourced with precision, yet no one is interested in reading it. This is because histories need to have more than just names and dates: they need to be vehicles for “Time Travel”…
Saturday, July 8, 2017
This one-day immersion course is a comprehensive, lightning-quick introduction to the psychological implications and the musical development of the leitmotifs of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle.
Saturday, July 8, 2017
We genealogists are very good at doing research and collecting many facts about our families. Yet, for any of a number of reasons most of us delay publishing the results of this research.
Saturday, July 15, 2017
So many books, so little time. Luckily Pierre Bayard, a professor of French literature and psychoanalyst, has penned a solution: How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read.