(Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Thorne Auditorium)
Part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, Ellen Stone Belic presents activist Gloria Steinem “In Her Infinite Wisdom.”
October 13, 6pm
Art and Life: Hilton Als
(Museum of Contemporary Art)
New Yorker staff writer Hilton Als, University of Chicago professor Jacqueline Stewart and Northwestern University professor Michelle M. Wright discuss the relationship between black aesthetics, art and transformative social change.
October 1, 3pm
Celebrating Rosellen Brown
(The Poetry Foundation)
Each year the Fuller Award honors the life and accomplishment of one of Chicago’s great authors. Speakers include Reginald Gibbons, Alex Kotlowitz, Donna Seaman, Carol Anshaw, Susan Bielstein, Leigh Bienen, Janet Burroway, Bernardine Dohrn, Marv Hoffman, John Kersey, Britney Lipton, Mary Schmich, Judy Valente and Arne Weingart.
October 6, 7pm
Rickipedia: “Trump Unveiled”
(57th Street Books)
Rick Perlstein in conversation with John K. Wilson, author of “Trump Unveiled: Exposing The Bigoted Billionaire.”
October 3, 6pm
Lloyd Sachs discusses “T Bone Burnett: A Life in Pursuit”
Former longtime jazz critic for the Chicago Sun-Times talks about his book on the music producer, singer-songwriter, guitarist and soundtrack artist.
October 10, 7pm
Toni Nealie is the Literary Editor of Newcity and the author of the essay collection “The Miles Between Me.” A Pushcart Prize nominee, her essays have appeared in Guernica Magazine, Rust Belt: Chicago, The Rumpus, The Offing, Essay Daily, Chicago Quarterly Review, Hobart, Entropy and elsewhere. She worked in magazine journalism, politics and PR in her native New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Singapore and now edits, writes and teaches in Chicago. Find her at toninealie.com and on Twitter @tnealie. She can be reached at email@example.com.