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September 2021
Virtual Event
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Virtual Event | Candyman: Housing, Fear, & Reclaiming the Narrative

12:00–4:00 p.m.

Join us as Dr. Stanford W. Carpenter moderates a series of panel discussions with scholars, artists, and housing experts.
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.
June 2022
Civic Season, Virtual Event
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Civic Season | Virtual Panel Talk: Voting Rights in Illinois and the United States

6:00–7:30 p.m.

In anticipation of the Illinois primary election on June 28, join us for a virtual, nonpartisan panel talk with Max Bever of the Chicago Board of Elections and Rebecca Glenberg of the ACLU of Illinois.
September 2022
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
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Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Henry Binford of Northwestern University presents “Cincinnati and the Prehistory of US City Planning.”
October 2022
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
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Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Takako Day, independent researcher, and Michael Day of Northern Illinois University present "Breaking the Japantown Stereotype: Who Were the Japanese and Japanese Americans in Chicago 1865–1940?"
November 2022
Educator Program, Virtual Event
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Virtual Educator Workshop | Teaching about the Asian American Experience: A Primer

5:30–7:30 p.m.

Designed for middle and high school educators, this workshop presented in partnership with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago centers on Asian American themes and teaching resources.
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
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Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Erin McCarthy of Columbia College Chicago presents “Stagg and Stella: We Interrupt this Marriage for Football Season.”
Educator Program, Virtual Event
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Virtual Educator Workshop | Teaching about the Asian American Experience: A Primer

5:30–7:30 p.m.

Designed for elementary educators, this workshop presented in partnership with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago centers on Asian American themes and teaching resources.
January 2023
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
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Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.  

Author Patrick T. Reardon presents “Reporting the Loop: Taking the 'L' from Newspapering to History-writing.”
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 for Chicago’s Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City features a session with its author, Carl Smith.
February 2023
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
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Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.  

Historian and author Rima Lunin Schultz and Ann Durkin Keating of North Central College present “Jane Addams, Social Planning, and Early Public Housing on Chicago's Near West Side.”
March 2023
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
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Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.

Aaron Shkuda of the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities presents “Commodities Capital of the World? Building for the Future of Trading in Chicago.”

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