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Julian Hawthorne

The Life of a Prodigal Son

Gary Scharnhorst

Greg Egan

Karen Burnham

Qualifying Times

Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Jaime Schultz

Exploring Nature in Illinois

A Field Guide to the Prairie State

Michael Jeffords and Susan Post

In It for the Long Run

A Musical Odyssey

Jim Rooney

When Tenants Claimed the City

The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Roberta Gold

Workers in Hard Times

A Long View of Economic Crises

Edited by Leon Fink, Joseph A. McCartin, and Joan Sangster

Keepers of the Flame

NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Travis Vogan

Past Scents

Historical Perspectives on Smell

Jonathan Reinarz

Immigrant Voices, 2d edition

New Lives in America, 1773-2000

Edited by Thomas Dublin

Baseball on Trial

The Origin of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Nathaniel Grow

Recommended Principles to Guide Academy-Industry Relationships

American Association of University Professors

Gregory Benford

George Slusser

Spike Lee

Todd McGowan

Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad

The Geography of Resistance

Cheryl Janifer LaRoche

Fannie Barrier Williams

Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

Wanda A. Hendricks

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José Ángel N, at Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 CDT — Presentation
Assn for Asian American Studies Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:30:00 CDT
David Whiteis at The Stax Museum, Memphis, TN Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Ruth Nicole Brown at University of California-San Diego, CA Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:30:00 CDT — Lecture
Jim Rooney at The Station Inn, Nashville, TN Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:00:00 CDT — Concert
Ruth Nicole Brown at University of California-San Diego, CA Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:00:00 CDT — Lecture
Brian Dolinar at Revolution Books, Chicago, IL Sat, 26 Apr 2014 14:00:00 CDT — Lecture
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