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Inside its famous covers and beyond the cartoons, The New Yorker magazine is dedicated to quality, topical writings and ideas. Our study group discuss ...  View More

200063

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/09/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/9/2019-12/9/2019)

Closed


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Did you grow up playing “cowboys” and “Indians” and watching western-themed TV shows? Did your high school or university (or favorite sports team) hav ...  View More

210156

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/10/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/10/2019-12/10/2019)

Call 312-503-7881 to register


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Hidden Figures, is the true story of the black women mathematicians at NASA who helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space and the O ...  View More

050004

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/10/19

8 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/10/2019-10/29/2019)

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This dynamic study group will explore American foreign policy through the lens of the award-winning TV series, The West Wing. Each week’s session will ...  View More

210160

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/10/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/10/2019-12/10/2019)

Call 312-503-7881 to register


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We live in a challenging world. Opportunities and threats arise from global trade, terrorism, human rights abuse, climate change, technology, military ...  View More

020004

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/11/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/11/2019-12/11/2019)

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There are two schools of thought when it comes to the conduct of United States foreign policy. On the one hand are the proponents of liberal hegemony ...  View More

220128

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/11/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/11/2019-12/11/2019)

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In The End of The Myth, Greg Grandon (Henry Holt, New York 2019) relates how aggrandized American westward expansion has provided cover for slavery, e ...  View More

220133

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/11/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/11/2019-12/11/2019)

Call 312-503-7881 to register


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This study group will look at several lesser-known federal agencies and the critical functions they provide. Did you know the Department of Commerce h ...  View More

220134

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/11/19

7 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/11/2019-10/23/2019)

Call 312-503-7881 to register


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The Economist is known for its informative and thought-provoking reporting on political and economic developments around the world. Join us as we revi ...  View More

020005

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/11/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/11/2019-12/11/2019)

Closed


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The Economist is known for its information and thought-provoking reporting in political and economic developments around the world. Join us as we, in ...  View More

020006

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/11/19

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/11/2019-12/11/2019)

Call 312-503-7881 to register


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What is racial equity? Can it be achieved in an integrated school environment? Find out how Oak Park/River Forest High School has struggled with this ...  View More

230130

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/12/19

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/12/2019-12/12/2019)

Call 312-503-7881 to register


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Inside its famous covers and beyond the cartoons, The New Yorker magazine is dedicated to quality, topical writings and ideas. Our peer-led group disc ...  View More

020008

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 09/12/19

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/12/2019-12/12/2019)

Call 312-503-7881 to register


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