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Lectures and Seminars


Urban History Seminars

Select Thursdays

Reception at 5:45 p.m., Dinner at 6:15 p.m., Program at 7:00 p.m.
Reservations required.

Each seminar features a scholarly presentation and a lively discussion.

Cost: $25, includes dinner and parking

Open Lands, Prairie Projects, and Chicago Wilderness: Environmental Activism in Postwar Chicago

Thursday, February 19
Andrew Dribin, University of Illinois at Chicago

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A City for Children: Lessons Learned about Race, Childhood, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland

Thursday, March 12
Marta Gutman, City College of New York

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Crabgrass Chaos: Failed Suburbs in American Science Fiction
Thursday, April 9
Carl Abbott, Portland State University

Emmett Till, Chicago, and Mississippi
Thursday, May 7
Elliot Gorn, Loyola University Chicago

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