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Midwest Made: Poets in Chicago

Tara Betts

Author, educator, lit editor

Mayda Del Valle

Poet, performer, teaching artist

Julian David Randall

Author, performer, educator

Jennifer Steele

Executive Director, 826CHI

avery r. young

Writer, performer, educator, composer, producer, visual artist, activist

Jul 8 2020

White Fragility

Robin DiAngelo, Ph.D.

Affiliate Associate Professor of Education, University of Washington

Jun 12 2020

Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Parenting Under Covid-19

Lisa Damour, Ph.D.

Psychologist, Teacher, Speaker, Consultant, New York Times Columnist

May 5 2020
POSTPONED!

POSTPONED! Sex Differences in Alzheimer’s Risk and The Weill Cornell Women’s Brain Initiative

Lisa Mosconi, Ph.D.

Director of the Women's Brain Initiative and Associate Director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College

Apr 3 2020
POSTPONED!

POSTPONED! The XX Brain: Maximizing Women’s Cognitive Health

Lisa Mosconi, Ph.D.

Director of the Women's Brain Initiative and Associate Director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College

Apr 2 2020
POSTPONED!

POSTPONED! How to Be an Artist

Jerry Saltz

Senior art critic, New York magazine

Mar 31 2020

Love, Sex, and Intimacy

Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University; lecturer, NU’s School of Education and Social Policy; and licensed clinical psychologist, The Family Institute at Northwestern University.

Mar 5 2020
Grand Rounds Presentation

Sex Matters: Honoring the Challenges and the Opportunities of the Erotic

Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University; lecturer, NU’s School of Education and Social Policy; and licensed clinical psychologist, The Family Institute at Northwestern University.

Mar 4 2020