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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., 10/19/2017
E.g., 10/19/2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Chicago Design 1946-1970: Place, People and Products
Friday, October 20, 2017
Delia Fernandez–Forming Latinidad and Claiming Space in a Midwest City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1940-1975 Max Felker-Kantor–Policing the Internal Border: Enforcing Order and the Criminalization of Immigrants in Los Angeles
Friday, October 20, 2017
Eliza Lucas’s Journey Home to Carolina
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Contested Futures: Anishinaabeg and American Societies in the Great Lakes, 1790-1840
Friday, October 27, 2017
The Confessional State and the Fiscal-Military State in Early Modern Europe
Friday, November 3, 2017
Gwendolyn Owens: The Will to Change: The Artistic Evolution of Marian Scott Noga Bernstein: Mayan Modern: Ruth Reeves’s Cross-Cultural Practice
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Pushing Donald Davidson’s Buttons: Agency, the Non-Human, and the Binary Switch
Friday, November 10, 2017
Palestine in the Sky: Visionary Aesthetics, Atmospheric Warfare, and the Queer Feminist Utopias of Larissa Sansour
Friday, November 10, 2017
Dan LeMahieu, Lake Forest College
Friday, November 10, 2017
James Krippner: The Benedictines, Sugar and Slavery: Texts, Contexts and Material Culture from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Worlds. Kevin Vrevich: Quaker Institutionalism and the Success of Antislavery Legislation: The New England Yearly Meeting, 1760-1784
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Graphic Design: between Negation and Affirmation in Container Corporation’s Great Ideas Advertising Series, c. 1950-1980
Friday, November 17, 2017
Juan Herrera–Revolution Interrupted: The Racial Effects of the 1969 Tax Reform Act Nic John Ramos–Displacement without Disavowal: Emergency Medical Systems, Public Health Clinics, and the Management of Working Poverty in Los Angeles County, 1971-1986
Friday, November 17, 2017
GM Never Surrendered: Antiunion Politics on Auto Industry Shop Floors during the 1960s