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The Apotheosis of Self-Reflection

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Philosophers typically attribute the foundation of modern thought to René Descartes, who in his Discours de la méthode (1637) extensively deploys metaphors of “founding” for his theory of how the edifice of knowledge is regrounded on the clear and distinct certainty of the cogito: “I think, therefore I am.” Cultural historians sometimes locate...

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Winona LaDuke, The D'Arcy McNickle

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

The D’Arcy McNickle Distinguished Lecture honors American Indian author, environmental activist, and former U.S. vice presidential nominee, Winona LaDuke (White Earth Ojibwe). The McNickle lecture series celebrates American Indian scholars, writers, and artists who consistently demonstrate excellence in their work concerning indigenous peoples and...

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Shakespeare Project of Chicago: Women Beware Women

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

This is a one time FREE course. “Never were finer snares for womens’ honesties Than are devis’d in these days; no spider’s web’s Made of a daintier thread, than are now practis’d To catch love’s flesh-fly by the silver wing” An informative talk by a dramaturg begins fifteen minutes before the performance, which is followed by a question-and-answer...

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Shakespeare Project of Chicago: Coriolanus

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

This is a one time FREE course “Let me have war, say I: it exceeds peace as far as day does night: it’s sprightly waking, audible, and full of vent. Peace is a very apoplexy, lethargy; mulled, deaf, sleepy, insensible: a getter of more bastard children than war’s a destroyer of men.” An informative talk by a dramaturg begins fifteen minutes...

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Irish Genealogy Research Program

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Join the Ulster Historical Foundation experts as they describe the ins-and-outs of research in the Emerald Isle. No previous research experience is required. Topics will cover the whole of Ireland. Preliminary Schedule 9:15-10:15 am Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History 10:15-10:30 am Break 10:30-11:30 am Printed Sources for...

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The Sailor Who Loved the Sea, Not Wisely but Too Well

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Men of African American descent were an essential segment of the seafaring work force in the pre-Civil War United States. Recovering the stories of these men is a challenging historical task. One of the small number of working-class African American seafarers who can be followed over his entire life course is James Forten Dunbar. Christopher McKee...

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The Clown—Kemp’s Jig

at The Newberry

The Newberry Consort presents a bawdy stage jig in the spirit of Will Kemp, Shakespeare’s star clown and one of the actors who appeared in his earliest plays. Offering a glimpse into the street theater tradition of Elizabethan England, Kemp specialist and actor/singer/dancer extraordinaire Steve Player joins us from England, rounding out an...

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Faces of Love: a Musical Exploration of Love

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

This is a one time FREE course Faces of Love: a Musical Exploration of Love In Its Various Forms Created by Donald Knight, this year’s Faces of Love concert will feature music by Brahms, Verdi, Ned Rorem, and Stephen Sondheim, beautifully performed by Erich Buchholz (tenor), Alex Honzen (baritone), Kimberly McCord (soprano), and special...

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Homer to Vonnegut: A Print Odyssey

at National Veterans Art Museum - Hyde Park 5550 S Greenwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

This two-part program explores the space between literature and art, war and peace, and land and sea. Delving into representations of Homer’s Odyssey in the Smart Museum's special exhibition Classicisms (on April 20) and in the National Veterans Art Museum’s Vonnegut's Odyssey (on April 25), we will discuss how a person’s...

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Coppélia Kahn, The Man, the Myth, the Works

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Coppélia Kahn, The Man, the Myth, the Works: The Challenge of Celebrating Shakespeare 2016 challenges us not to fall back on the clichés—“greatest writer in English,” “not of an age but for all time”– when we celebrate Shakespeare. No one can deny his myriad literary achievements, but something else is also at work in creating his cultural...

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101 Chicago Books: The Baking of a Book on Books

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

The Caxton Club’s forthcoming book, tentatively titled “101 Chicago Books,” will highlight publications that have a powerful Chicago connection, tell a significant story, and have helped shape or define the city’s identity or reputation. The list of books was chosen by a committee after two years of maddening deliberations. Find out about the...

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Civil Rights in Chicago Today

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Across the country, protests have erupted against the systemic perpetuation of racial inequality. In Chicago, African-American activists have taken to the streets and organized their communities to challenge institutionalized racism in the areas of policing, health care, education, and human rights. The Newberry welcomes three young African-American...

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Miss Chicago, Lady Midwest

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

This is a one time FREE course Fanny Butcher (September 13, 1888 - May 11, 1987), for four decades a writer and critic for the Chicago Tribune, will be inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame at the Newberry Library. Liesl Olson will give the keynote presentation John Bokum will accept the award on his aunt’s behalf. Other speakers giving...

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What Dante Means To Me: A Critic's Life

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

This is a one time FREE course. "What Dante Means To Me": A Critic's Life with the Comedy The Center for Renaissance Studies Dante Lectures have been held each year since 2001, bringing Dante scholars from throughout the United States and Europe to the Newberry to present cutting-edge research. From 1983 to 1997, multiple lectures were held each...

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Sites and Soundscapes in the Italian Renaissance

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

How do sounds shape communities? How does noise—manmade and natural, organized and chaotic—intersect with architecture and urban space? What role do hearing and listening play in the understanding of self and one’s place in the world? “Sites and Soundscapes in the Italian Renaissance” is a day-long symposium exploring aural experience and...

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