2021

STREAMING or VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING
2021 Moby-Dick Marathon at the New Bedford Whaling Museum (January)
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center (January)
The Drum Major Instinct (Theater of War; January)
Hercules (Theater of War; February)
Macbeth and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 at the Newberry Library (February)
■ 2021 Deep Read Program through the Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz: There There by Tommy Orange (February)
Cardiff BookTalk: Octavia Butler’s Kindred (March)
Joyce Carol Oates: The (Other) You at the Chicago Humanities Festival (March)
An Iliad (Court Theatre; March)
■ Behind-the-Scenes event on An Iliad (Court Theatre; March)
George Saunders: A Swim in a Pond in the Rain at the Chicago Humanities Festival (April)
The Exonerated (Northwestern University; April)
Cardiff BookTalk: Tyler Keevil’s Your Still Beating Heart (April)
T Book Club: The Talented Mr. Ripley (April)
Smokefall (Goodman Theatre; April)
■ The Oedipus Project: Nobel Prize Summit (Theater of War; April)
■ The Oedipus at Colonus Project (Theater of War; May)
Measure for Measure (Goodman Theatre; May)
Julius Caesar (National Theatre at Home; May)
Alison Bechdel: The Secret to Superhuman Strength at the Chicago Humanities Festival (May)
Coriolanus (National Theatre at Home; May)
Madeline Miller: Circe at the Chicago Humanities Festival (May)
Cardiff BookTalk: Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse (June)
Titanic: Scenes from the British Wreck Commissioner’s Inquiry, 1912 (Court Theatre; June)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Living Document (A Red Orchid Theatre; June)
Antigone (National Theatre at Home; July)
Medea (National Theatre at Home; August)
Chasing the White Whale: Ray Bradbury’s Screenplay for John Huston’s Moby-Dick at the Newberry Library (September)
Marisel Vera: The Taste of Sugar at the Chicago Humanities Festival (September)
Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks: Carl Smith on Chicago’s Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City (October)
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio: The Undocumented Americans at the Chicago Humanities Festival (October)
Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies: Wendy Lower on The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed (October)
Cardiff BookTalk: Emma Jane Kirby’s The Optician of Lampedusa (October)
Tape (Theater of War; October)
Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks: Louis Menand on The Free World (October)
■ The Oedipus Project (Theater of War; October)
Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks: John Demos on The Enemy Within: 2,000 Years of Witch-Hunting in the Western World (October)
■ The Oedipus Project (Theater of War; November)
■ The Oedipus at Colonus Project (Theater of War; November)
■ The Antigone Project (Theater of War; November)
Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies: Helen Epstein on Franci’s War (November)
Cardiff BookTalk: Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory (November)
■ The Guardian Live: Daniel Kahneman: Thinking, Fast And Slow (November)

IN-PERSON
■ Nichols Arboretum (May and August)
■ Matthaei Botanical Gardens (June)
■ Kelsey Museum of Archaeology (June and September)
■ University of Michigan Museum of Art (June and September)
■ University of Michigan Museum of Natural History (August)
■ Milwaukee Art Museum (August)
■ Lake Geneva Boat Tour (September)
■ The Creature Conservancy (October)