Longtime family friends and Oak Park natives Tavi Gevinson and Jonah Ansell discuss their work on Cadaver and the transformation of the story from short film to graphic novel. Heidi Reitmaier, Beatrice C.
Pilsen is a neighborhood located in the residential Lower West Side community in Chicago. In the late 19th century it was inhabited by Germans, Irish, Czech, Polish and Lithuanian immigrants. Mexican immigrants and Latinos became a majority in 1970 as the neighborhood served as a port of entry.
Emmy award-winning poet and writer, Kwame Dawes, will be featured on the next Presidential Lecture Series presentation at Northeastern Illinois University.Dr. Dawes will present a talk with readings from his 2010 collection of poems entitled Wheels.
Dr. Khairy Tourk is a professor of Economics at Illinois Institute of Technology. He received his undergraduate degree from Alexandria University, Egypt and his PhD. from the University of California at Berkeley.
Edward Hirsch, poet, critic and president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, will speak at a Society of Midland Authors event on Tuesday, April 16, at the Cliff Dwellers Club in Chicago.