Founded in1893 to serve the Polish immigrant community, St. John Cantius Church is one of the most recognized architectural landmarks in Chicago. Since the late 1980’s the church has undergone extensive interior and architectural restoration.
The Neighborhood Writing Alliance invites you to the release reading of “Water on Fire,” our newest journal on the theme of “Our Environment,” with writing from all our weekly writing workshops. Writers published in this issue will read their pieces.
In this program, Alice Dreger addresses the human experience of being born with a body that does not fit the usual definitions of male or female. Now called persons with intersex, these people were once referred to as hermaphrodites.
Polio frightened and mobilized the American people like no other public health concern of the 20th century, perhaps because of its observable, often sudden, and sometimes permanent effects on the human body.