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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., 09/19/2017
E.g., 09/19/2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Ten Decades, Ten Under-Appreciated Chicago Designs
Friday, September 22, 2017
Sarah R. Coleman–Iowa, Local Immigration Enforcement and Immigrants’ Rights Angela Garcia–Everyday Anxiety: Devolution, Deportability, and the Police
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Setting the Stage: Early Republic Political Culture, the Constitutional Convention, and the President’s Cabinet
Friday, September 29, 2017
Kim Bobier: Bringing the Movement Home: Kerry James Marshall’s Souvenir Its Immanent Critique Elizabeth Buhe: Sam Francis: Painting for the Jet Age
Friday, October 6, 2017
Capitalization Takes Command: Railroads, Slavery and the Pricing of Progress in 1850s America
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Spectacles of Evidence: The Warren Court, Police Power, and American Literature
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide Lane Windham, Georgetown University
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Off the Rails: Chicago’s decline as a center of manufacturing and design in the era of transportation deregulation