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January 2022
Virtual Event
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Virtual Panel Discussion | Ali and King: Champions of Civic Justice

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Presented by the Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition, this FREE talk features Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Dr. Aisha El-Amin, Maryum Ali, Donald Lassere, Juliana Stratton, Greg Kelley, Dr. Dilara Sayeed, and Maaria Mozaffar.
Educator Program, Virtual Event
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Virtual Teacher Book Club

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Designed for educators, this two-part book club features A Queer History of the United States for Young People by Michael Bronski and adapted by Richie Chevat.
Virtual Event
30
Virtual Tour | The Birth of the Chicago Skyscraper with Geoffrey Baer

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

The Guild of the Chicago History Museum invites you to join WTTW's Geoffrey Baer on this virtual tour of Chicago's architectural history!
February 2022
Members, Virtual Event   |   Members
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Members’ Virtual Book Club | The Coast of Chicago

6:00–7:00 p.m.

Delve into Stuart Dybek’s The Coast of Chicago with Peter T. Alter, CHM’s Gary T. Johnson chief historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History.
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
17
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.  

Antonio Ramirez of Elgin Community College presents "Chicagolandia: A History of Latinx Suburbia."
March 2022
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
03
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Brian McCammack of Lake Forest College presents "Open Land for Whom? Race, Environmentalism, and the Battle Over Chicago's Washington Park."
April 2022
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
07
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Fiona Vernal of the University of Connecticut presents "Hartford Bound: How the City Became a West Indian, Puerto Rican, and African American Gateway."
May 2022
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
12
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Author Thomas Dyja presents “Chicago and New York: Variations on an American Theme.”

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