Member Event | Author Talk: The Haymarket Affair
Tuesday, September 5
Celebrate Labor Day at CHM! Join Joseph Rulli, researcher and author of The Chicago Haymarket Affair: A Guide to a Labor Rights Milestone (2016) and Chicago Marching: A History of Protest, Authority, and Violence (2023), for a presentation that delves into the history of the Haymarket Affair of 1886 and the social causes that accelerated the incident. A moderated Q&A follows the presentation.
Free; RSVP required
About the Speaker
Joseph Anthony Rulli is a transplanted Hoosier, living in Chicago since 2006. A 1987 graduate of the University of Notre Dame (BA, history) and a 1992 graduate of St. Meinrad School of Theology (MDiv), he taught social studies, religion, philosophy, and history at the high school level. Rulli began writing as a career upon his arrival to his second city and has written a wide variety of works, including short stories, stage plays, multiple nonfiction works, and one novel.
Chicago History Museum - Robert R. McCormick Theater
1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614RSVP