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E.g., 11/25/2014
E.g., 11/25/2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
TV in the Digital Age

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Wait list only

Few inventions have influenced contemporary American society as much as television, and as a constant presence in our lives, television both reflects and shapes societal shifts.

Thursday, December 4, 2014
The First World War : The Significance of the "Great War" Then and 100 Years Later (second session)

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

“The war to make the world safe for democracy,” “the war to end all wars,” and “the great war.” All these phrases were used to describe the First World War until Europe experienced the rise of dictatorships of the right and the left, and a second world war occurred which was greater in magnitude and destruction.

Friday, December 5, 2014
Chicago Women's History, 1870 – 1930

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

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Between 1870 and 1930, Chicago was home to some of the nation’s most important women reformers, including Jane Addams, Frances Willard, and Ida B. Wells. Seminar participants will gain a deeper understanding of the lives and times of these influential Chicago women.