Humanities back in HP

The Chicago Humanties Festival is returning this fall and will once again begin with a one-day event highlight this year’s theme in Hyde Park.
On Sunday, Oct. 24, the festival will present its Hyde Park Day, showcasing 12 programs across the neighborhood featuring events related to this year’s theme, “The Body.” Events include a discussion by University of Chicago Dr. Eric Whitaker, a special viewing of rare medical texts, a human rights discussion, a debate between political artist Tania Bruguera and Renaissance Society curator Hamza Walker and a talk about how mummies are made.
Tickets for the various events in Hyde Park and during the festival’s Nov. 2-14 schedule are available beginning Tuesday, Sept 17. Call 312-494-9509 for more information.

Humanities back in HP
The Chicago Humanties Festival is returning this fall and will once again begin with a one-day event highlight this year’s theme in Hyde Park.On Sunday, Oct. 24, the festival will present its Hyde Park Day, showcasing 12 programs across the neighborhood featuring events related to this year’s theme, “The Body.” Events include a discussion by University of Chicago Dr. Eric Whitaker, a special viewing of rare medical texts, a human rights discussion, a debate between political artist Tania Bruguera and Renaissance Society curator Hamza Walker and a talk about how mummies are made.Tickets for the various events in Hyde Park and during the festival’s Nov. 2-14 schedule are available beginning Tuesday, Sept 17. Call 312-494-9509 for more information.

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