A NY Times article explores former President Obama's secret to surviving the White House years
Books, a sustaining resource
"Not since Lincoln has there been a president as fundamentally shaped — in his life, convictions and outlook on the world — by reading and writing as Barack Obama."
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"Lists, recipes, compilations, and 'commonplace' books — a type of journal that functioned like a 19th-century Pinterest board — are examples of 'unlikely texts' that Kelly Wisecup, English, has found to be rich repositories of early American cultural transmission."
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston
Concentration camps are normally associated with the “evil empires” of the twentieth century. Yet like so many modern phenomena, they w...
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Evanston
Visiting historian Aidan Forth will be leading a master class on, "Turning the Dissertation into a Book.”
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Evanston
The EMC in conjunction with Art History present a lecture by Michael Cole (Columbia University)