Free Entry to the New American Writers Museum

The American Writers Museum, which opened Thursday in downtown Chicago, is offering special free entry to DePaul English students. The museum will be hosting WGN’s TV’s Around Town and during the session from 7:45 AM to 10:00 AM this Friday, May 26 when it is offering the free admission. Those interested can RSVP to victoria@heronagency.com. The […]

Tuesday: Antiracist Workshop with SURJ

Next Tuesday, May 16, the Women’s Center will be holding an antiracist conversation and workshop sponsored by the Chicago chapter of Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ). The SURJ team will guide participants on the history of SURJ and racial justice organizing in Chicago and then go through skills training on alternatives to policing and […]

American Writers Museum Opens this Month!

One the first museum’s dedicated explicitly to celebrating the work, lives, and legacies of American writers will be opening in Chicago this month! The American Writers Museum will open to the public on May 18. The modern museum features not only some rare literary items – including Jack Kerouac’s On the Road scroll – but also […]

MONDAY: New Lecture Series, “Women in Science” from the Field Museum

This Monday, May 8 the Field Museum will be hosting “Where Will Millennials Take Us: A New Generation Transforms the Gender Structure” by Dr. Barbara J. Risman from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The lecture takes place at 12:00 PM in the Founders’ Room. The event is part of the Field Museum’s new lecture […]

Sunday Salon Pop-Up at the Evanston Literary Festival

Sunday Salon Chicago is hosting a pop-up reading at this years Evanston Literary Festival. The event takes place Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 pm at the Celtic Knot (626 Church Street, Evanston). Readers include Alex Shakar, Toni Nealie, Quraysh Ali Lansana, and Suzanne Clores. The event is free and open to the public!

Three Upcoming Chicago Women in Publishing Events

Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP) will be hosting three upcoming educational and networking events. The first is an educational program exploring career opportunities in the marketing communication field. Marcom veteran Diana Schneidman, author of Real Skills, Real Income, will discuss the many specialties under the marcom umbrella and review the pros and cons of full-time […]

Celebrate Gwendolyn Brooks Conference!

In conjunction with the Our Miss Brooks 100, and in celebration of the centennial birthday of  the iconic Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks, the University of Chicago will be hosting Centennial Brooks a  three day conference featuring scholars, poets, musicians, and artists inspired by Miss Brooks. The event takes place this weekend, April 6-7. Find a full […]

2017 Cervantes Symposium

The 17th Annual Chicago Cervantes Symposium will be held Friday, April 21, 2017. The  event – sponsored by The Cervantes Society of America, The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies, and DePaul University – is free and open to the public. It takes place from 8-5:30 at the Instituto Cervantes (31 W Ohio St, Chicago). This […]

Mark Turcotte at Women and Children First this Friday!

Poet Nickole Brown will be in Chicago reading at Women and Children First alongside local poets Simone Muench and DePaul’s own Mark Turcotte. The event takes place Friday, March 17 at 7:30 PM. Find out full information here.

March 26 Sunday Salon Continues!

Sunday Salon Chicago will continue their monthly reading series this Sunday, March 26.  The event takes place at 7:00 PM at The Riverview Tavern, 1958 Roscoe Ave. This month’s reader include Howard Axelrod, Josh Barkan, Kelcey Parker Ervick, Reginald Gibbons, and Deborah Siegel. Find out more online.

CWIP: Publishing for Professionals

Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP) is hosting a full-day workshop on Saturday, March 11. The event has a unique character, in that it focuses on creating, publishing, and promoting a niche-market nonfiction book to use as a marketing and branding tool for businesses. The even lasts from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm, interested students can […]

Deadline Extended for Campus 1871

The deadline for applications to Campus 1871 has been extended to this Friday, February 10. The weekend-long event takes place from March 31- April 2 and will be attended by universities across the Illinois and the Chicagoland area. At Campus 1871 you and a team will pitch and then develop a unique idea for a business startup that […]