Join Lois Leveen, the Newberry’s 2013 Arthur and Lila WeinbergFellow, for a discussion of the research behind The Secrets of Mary Bowser, her novel based on the true story of a former slave who became a Union spy in the Confederate White Hous
Join us for some tea and talk about the cross-cultural love Mah Jongg! In this discussion, the Chicago Chinese community shares its history and rich connection with the game they warmly refer to as “M. J.”
Dr. Judith Wright and Dr. Bob Wright discuss their new book Transformed! The Science of Spectacular Living. This radical new book explores how individuals can achieve lifelong transformation in their careers, their relationships and their lives.
The Chicago Public Library welcomes David Misch for a discussion on his book Funny: The Book — Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Comedy.Ripped from the pages of his award-eligible book Misch presents "The History of Ha!" a some-holds-barred
The second largest economy in Latin America, Mexico is undergoing rapid social, political, and economic change. A new generation of leaders is working to reclaim Mexico’s status as a dynamic and thriving global player.
Since the 1893 Columbian Exposition, Chicago has maintained The Garden of the Phoenix in Jackson Park as a place where visitors can learn about Japan and experience Japanese culture, opening the doors for vibrant economic, political, and cultural exchange.