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Virtual Yoga Livestreamed from Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park Conservatory

Join us for this one-hour virtual yoga session from the comforts of your own home with the Conservatory as the background. Pre-registration is required so we can send you a link to join, and space is limited. Registration closes at 10:00am when the session begins. Automated live captioning is available. This class is free but […]

Sailing to Cathay: Maritime Trade Routes to Asia Before and After the Arrival of the Europeans at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century

This lecture explores the vibrant maritime trade routes that existed in the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean, and South China Sea before and after the arrival of the Europeans in Asia at the turn of the sixteenth century. Maritime trade routes were the global highways of the ancient world carrying commodities, art, ideas, people, and religion […]

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My America: Elly Fishman

American Writers Museum 180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago

In Refugee High: Coming of Age in America, journalist Elly Fishman tells the story of a year in the life of a Chicago high school that has one of the highest proportions of refugees of any school in the nation. Join us for a virtual program in which we’ll chat with Fishman about the book, her approach […]

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My America: Elly Fishman

American Writers Museum 180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago

In Refugee High: Coming of Age in America, journalist Elly Fishman tells the story of a year in the life of a Chicago high school that has one of the highest proportions of refugees of any school in the nation. Join us for a virtual program in which we’ll chat with Fishman about the book, her approach […]

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Leonard S. Marcus & Meg Medina: You Can’t Say That!

American Writers Museum 180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago

What happens when freedom of expression comes under threat? In frank and wide-ranging interviews, historian and critic Leonard S. Marcus probes the experience of thirteen leading authors in You Can’t Say That!: Writers for Young People Talk About Censorship, Free Expression, and the Stories They Have To Tell. For this program, Marcus is joined by Meg Medina, one of […]

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