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AIA Guide to Chicago

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

Digital Critical Editions

Edited by Daniel Apollon, Claire Bélisle, and Philippe Régnier

Beyond the White Negro

Empathy and Anti-Racist Reading

Kimberly Chabot Davis

Jean Toomer

Race, Repression, and Revolution

Barbara Foley

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

The Europeanization of Cinema

Interzones and Imaginative Communities

Randall Halle

Islanders in the Empire

Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai‘i

JoAnna Poblete

Julian Hawthorne

The Life of a Prodigal Son

Gary Scharnhorst

Autism and Gender

From Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks

Jordynn Jack

Greg Egan

Karen Burnham

Kirtland Temple

The Biography of a Shared Mormon Sacred Space

David J. Howlett

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INTELLIGENTLY DESIGNED: Scopes loses but Darrow wins On July 21, 1925, John T. Scopes was found guilty of violating Tennessee’s Butler Act, which made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school. Despite losing the case, Attorney Clarence Darrow’s relentless witness-stand grilling of the prosecuting attorney William Jennings Bryan … Continue reading

Mancini’s Pink Panther hits 50 In the spring and summer of 1964, the Blake Edwards film The Pink Panther, starring Peter Sellers, became a huge hit. The farcical tale of an incompetent French detective matching wits with a suave jewel thief, The Pink Panther dropped slapstick and Sellers’s … Continue reading

Exploring Illinois: Kickapoo State Park The middle fork of the Vermilion River runs through Kickapoo State Park. Just a short walk from Middle Fork Woods Nature Preserve, explorers will find forest-lined bluffs and a a multitude of creatures.  Large dragonflies patrol the banks along the … 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
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