Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature and Art
(Ace Hotel, Co-Prosperity Sphere)
“Belonging” is the theme of the fourth annual cultural exchange of Mexican and Chicago authors and artists, featuring Cristina Rivera Garza, Emiliano Monge, Eduardo Rabasa, Carla Faesler, Amalia Pica, Brenda Lozano, Danny Giles, Jac Jemc, Nate Marshall, Coya Paz, Erika L. Sánchez and Selina Trepp.
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Krista Tippett, Chicago Humanities Festival
(Rockefeller Memorial Chapel)
In a live taping of “On Being,” as part of On Being’s “Civil Conversations Project,” Krista Tippett and Ta-Nehisi Coates will explore ideas such as a “post-racial” society and reparations for slavery.
October 16, 7pm
“Ali: A Life”
Book launch and signing for Jonathan Eig’s new book about champion boxer and activist Muhammad Ali.
October 4, 5pm
Tales of Two Americas
(Women and Children First)
America is Broken. Eula Biss, Nami Mun and John Freeman discuss “Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation.”
October 12, 7:30pm
Baird Harper: “Red Light Run”
(The Seminary Co-Op Bookstore)
Baird Harper discusses his debut novel. In partnership with the University of Chicago Committee on Creative Writing.
October 12, 6pm