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Date/Time Event Partner
12/20/18
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Adler After Dark: Space Odyssey
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium

Join astronomer Mark Hammergren and sci-fi editor, critic, and biographer Gary Wolfe in a spirited discussion on the impact 2001 had on film-making and its role in “blowing our minds” during the Apollo era


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Date/Time Event Partner
02/07/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C.S. Lewis's Dymer: 'Brooding alone beneath the strength of things'
Wheaton College Wade Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

This lecture will trace the influences on Lewis’s work and their effects on his life and his writing of Dymer; and, in many ways beyond Dymer as well. It will suggest that Lewis drew heavily from the literature of Myth, both Nordic Myth as well as classical Myths. Furthermore, it will look at the concept of joy, longing, and the importance of the literature of pilgrimage.


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02/07/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chicago History 101: The Speakeasy Series - Justice: Corruption & Segregation
Old Chicago Inn, Chicago IL
Chicago for Chicagoans

Paul Dailing, Historian & Journalist & Vitaliy Vladimirov, Urban Planner & Historian discuss how evil everyone in authority in Chicago was, is, and will be.


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02/08/19
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Polsky Entrepreneurial Outlook: CivTech 2019
Polsky Center, Chicago IL
Polsky Center

Fri, February 8, 2019 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

As we begin the New Year, the Polsky Center is launching a new breakfast series to highlight important emerging trends in select industries.

In CivTech 2019, we will dive deep with a panel of expert venture capitalists and entrepreneurs changing the provision of government and other aspects of civil society as they discuss the state of the field in 2019, what is now passe, and where they see white space for entrepreneurial opportunity.

Also, there will be an opportunity to quick pitch your CivTech idea before an audience of interested attendees.

REGISTER HERE


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02/12/19
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
History, Context, and Relevance of Reproductive Dystopias
Northwestern University- Norris Center, Evanston IL
Northwestern University

Teresa Woodruff, The Graduate School Dean, will discuss the role that dystopias play in creating ideas of reproductive interventions and how that plays out in a policy perspective.


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02/12/19
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.


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02/13/19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strategies for podcast marketing and promotion
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112

Dynasty Podcasts host Jaime Black offers a new podcast-focused workshop, this time offering strategies for podcast marketing and promotion! This workshop will cover social strategies, digital tools, and more to help your podcast grow and engage with your audience.


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02/15/19
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Polsky Entrepreneurial Outlook: Fintech 2019
Polsky Center, Chicago IL
Polsky Center

In Fintech 2019, we will dive deep with a panel of expert venture capitalists and entrepreneurs (including Peter Johnson of Jump Capital) changing financial services and regulatory compliance as they discuss the state of the field in 2019, what is now passe, and where they see white space for entrepreneurial opportunity.


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02/19/19
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.


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02/20/19 - 02/22/19
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
2019 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference
Chicago Hilton, Chicago IL
Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

The Midwest Energy Solutions Conference unites more than 650 of the region’s leaders and innovators in energy efficiency for three days of insightful panels and unparalleled networking. This annual conference is about celebrating the industry’s accomplishments, while looking ahead at the changing policy landscape and latest technological breakthroughs.


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02/20/19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Code & Coffee at Capital One Lincoln Park
Capital One Cafe, Chicago IL
Girl Develop It Chicago

We’re all learning to code, whether you’ve just decided to get started or you’ve been at it for years. Come hang out for a couple of hours on the last Tuesday of each month with some friendly fellow coders.


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