There is no more inflammatory topic than the Arabs and the Holocaust—the phrase alone can occasion outrage. The terrain is dense with ugly claims and counterclaims: one side is charged with Holocaust denial, the other with exploiting a tragedy while denying the tragedies of others.
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.
The body of Jesus is one of the most powerful symbols in Christianity. In this program, two scholars bring their perspectives to bear on our knowledge of the body of Jesus, both as a historical reality and as a symbol.
Doctors who write—or writers who practice medicine—are part of a long and illustrious lineage that includes Anton Chekhov, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, John Keats, W. Somerset Maugham, Oliver Sacks, and others.
The abortion debate has a long and tangled history in American politics. This panel examines that history and its ramifications for and on the body. Professor Reva Siegel of Yale Law School discusses her bestselling book Before Roe v.
Are you ready to be sweet-talked? That’s just what Chef Jenny Lewis of Chicago Candy Tours will do when she gives us the real skinny on Chicago’s substantial candy history (we promise--the facts will not be sugarcoated!).