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AIA Guide to Chicago

American Institute of Architects Chicago Edited by Alice Sinkevitch and Laurie McGovern Petersen

Germaine Dulac

A Cinema of Sensations

Tami Williams

Aaron Jay Kernis

Leta E. Miller

NFL Football

A History of America's New National Pastime

Richard C. Crepeau

Fixing Illinois

Politics and Policy in the Prairie State

James D. Nowlan and J. Thomas Johnson

Exploring Nature in Illinois

A Field Guide to the Prairie State

Michael Jeffords and Susan Post

Mushrooms of the Midwest

Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven

Between Two Homelands

Letters across the Borders of Nazi Germany

Edited by Hedda Kalshoven

Digital Critical Editions

Edited by Daniel Apollon, Claire Bélisle, and Philippe Régnier

Beyond the White Negro

Empathy and Anti-Racist Reading

Kimberly Chabot Davis

Julian Hawthorne

The Life of a Prodigal Son

Gary Scharnhorst

The Europeanization of Cinema

Interzones and Imaginative Communities

Randall Halle

Islanders in the Empire

Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai‘i

JoAnna Poblete

Jean Toomer

Race, Repression, and Revolution

Barbara Foley

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Q&A with Between Two Homelands translator Peter Fritzsche Peter Fritzsche is W.D. and Sara E. Trowbridge Professor of History at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and author of Life and Death in the Third Reich and many other books. He translated, from German, the Kalshoven family letters that comprise Between Two … Continue reading

Happy birthday, Eugene Kinckle Jones Social activist and influential executive secretary of the National Urban League Eugene Kinckle Jones was born on July 30, 1885. Felix L. Armfield‘s biography Eugene Kinckle Jones: The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910-1940 details the life an impact … Continue reading

Exploring Illinois: Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge The Upper Mississippi River National Fish and Wildlife Refuge stretches for 261 river miles from Cordova, Illinois to the mouth of Wisconsin’s Chippewa River. Dozens of bird species can be spotted at the Refuge, especially during migratory season. Perhaps most … Continue reading

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Stephen Wade at Baltimore Museum of Industry, Baltimore, MD Sat, 02 Aug 2014 12:00:00 CDT — Presentation
David Whiteis at Lemuria Books, Jackson, MS Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Simine Short and Tom Crouch at Miller Beach, Gary, IN Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:30:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Patrick McBriarty at Michigan Ave. Bridge, Chicago, IL Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:45:00 CDT — Other
Jim Rooney at Strafford Town House, Strafford, VT Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:00:00 CDT — Other
Patrick McBriarty at Michigan Ave. Bridge, Chicago, IL Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:00:00 CDT — Other
Stephen Wade at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:00:00 CDT — Presentation
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