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Listen to Past Public Programs

The Books That Built Chicago
December 11, 2019

The Midwest as Place
December 5, 2019

Firelines: Midwestern Prairie Restoration
December 3, 2019

The Red Power Movement: From Alcatraz to Standing Rock and Beyond
November 20, 2019

Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City
November 12, 2019

Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago's South Side
October 23, 2019

Indigenous Languages and Peoples in the Midwest
October 12, 2019

Roundtable: What Is the Midwest?
October 5, 2019

Policing, Violence, and Torture in Chicago
October 2, 2019

News in Chicago Media, Today and Tomorrow
October 1, 2019

Great Migration Music
September 26, 2019

Children's and Youth Literature from the UNAM Collection / Literatura Infantil y Juvenil: Presentación de la Colección UNAM
September 17, 2019

Choreography and the Archives
June 13, 2019

Spotlight on Gene Kelly: The Chicago Years
June 6, 2019

Measuring, Mismeasuring, and Measuring the Wrong Thing
May 23, 2019

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Conversation with Kenyatta
May 1, 2019

Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest
April 25, 2019

Two Books on Newspapers and the Making of Modern America
April 11, 2019

Leopold, Loeb, and Darrow: A Story of Murder and Mercy
March 13, 2019

Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
February 19, 2019

From White City to Green Haven: Jackson Park's Late 19th-Century Transformations
November 15, 2018

Eye of the Beholder: Visitor Experience at 19th-Century World Fairs
November 6, 2018

Collective Thought: Chicago Clubs and Their Patrons, 1880 to 1920
October 24, 2018

Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870–1967
October 23, 2018

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
October 11, 2018

The Vanishing City: Excavating the World's Fair
October 4, 2018

Americans and the Holocaust
October 3, 2018

Stories from Mexican Hometown Associations
September 22, 2018

Wish You Were Here: Postcards and Visual Culture
September 11, 2018

Renaissance Pop-Up Books
September 6, 2018

Gambling on Authenticity: Gaming, the Noble Savage, and the Not-So-New Indian
June 7, 2018

Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America
June 6, 2018

Creating the Land of Lincoln
May 23, 2018

Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago's South Side
May 22, 2018

Reflecting on an Academic Life
May 2, 2018

Women, Religion, and Social Change in Chicago: Part 4, Discussion and Q&A
April 21, 2018

Women, Religion, and Social Change in Chicago: Part 3, Karla Goldman and Wallace Best
April 21, 2018

Women, Religion, and Social Change in Chicago: Part 2, Rachel Bohlmann
April 21, 2018

Women, Religion, and Social Change in Chicago: Part 1, Introduction and Mary Beth Connolly
April 21, 2018

Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago
April 18, 2018

Chicago's Only Castle: The History of Givins' Irish Castle and Its Keepers
April 11, 2018

The Chicago Food Encyclopedia: All Things Food—Except Ketchup—in the City of the Big Appetites
April 5, 2018

Chasing Phil: The World's Most Charming Con Man
March 20, 2018

Thomas Jefferson and American Democracy
March 14, 2018

Marked, Unmarked, Remembered: A Geography of American Memory
March 8, 2018

The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry
February 21, 2018

Two Books on Poetry and Geopolitics
February 7, 2018

The Ring of Truth and Other Myths of Sex and Jewelry
January 30, 2018

Imprints: The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the City of Chicago
December 7, 2017

Jesuits and Change
November 14, 2017

Chicago on the Make
November 8, 2017

The Reformation and Why It Still Matters
November 7, 2017

500 Years of Book-Burning and Book-Learning
November 1, 2017

Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis
October 26, 2017

How the French Saved America
October 17, 2017

What Is a Letter?
October 12, 2017

Literary Horizons & Cross-Cultural Contact
October 4, 2017

An Eternal Story of Love and Loss: Orpheus and Opera
September 19, 2017

Chicago Picasso: A Point of Departure
August 31, 2017

Frank Lloyd Wright: Looking Forward and Thinking Back
June 8, 2017

Big Bosses: A Working Girl’s Memoir of Jazz Age America
May 25, 2017

Blood Too Bright: Floyd Dell Remembers Edna St. Vincent Millay
April 26, 2017

Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America
April 22, 2017

Zion Hill: Envisioning a Black Future
April 12, 2017

Chicago's Planning History
March 28, 2017

Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project
March 15, 2017

Algren, A Life
March 7, 2017

Hamilton and the Classroom
February 21, 2017

Lincoln's Death in Music and Letters
February 15, 2017

Imagining the Americas in Medici Florence
February 9, 2017

Thinking (and Drinking) with Hamilton
February 8, 2017

Hold the Mirror Up to Nature: The Past, Present, and Future of Shakespeare Performance
November 16, 2016

Winona LaDuke
November 10, 2016

Joanne Freeman, Hunting for Hamilton
October 20, 2016

Peter Holland, Shakespeare on Screens in the 21st Century
October 13, 2016

James Shapiro, Equivocation in 1606
September 29, 2016

Stacy Schiff, The Witches
September 22, 2016