Listen in to the debut of the new reading series "The Encyclopedia Show"! Each month a topic is picked randomly from an encyclopedia and a clutch of volunteering writers are given assignments on that entry.
Tookie's books for kids are back! Listen in to this special discussion about the republication of Stanley Tookie Williams' children's books about street peace. Williams, who was the co-founder of the Los Angeles Crips, dedicated his life on death row to street peace and social justice.
Each year Literaturlenz brings together the Goethe-Institut Chicago, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Chicago and the Consulate General of Austria in Chicago for an evening of German and English language readings.
As part of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum's celebration of Women's History Month, listen in for the first annual Ida B. Wells Lecture with Paula Giddings, author of Ida: A Sword Among Lions - Ida B.
The Chicago Treasures series focuses on Chicagoans whose work has defined the city, while the city has defined their work. This series frames the question: Why Chicago? What opportunities does the city offer, and what challenges does it reveal?