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<>Chicago Humanities Festival
 
<>Chicago Humanities Festival
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Early November
Description
TIME pervades virtually every aspect of our lives. In recognition of the Festival's 15th anniversary in 2004, the CHF celebrates – through the perspective of the arts and humanities – the notion of TIME and its ongoing impact on our endeavors, passions, and beliefs. Festival topics this fall include: the "ages of mankind" from pre-adult to extended old age; the role of ancestry, heritage, and legacy in the forging of individual identity; current scientific thinking on the shape and direction of time; fantasy, science fiction, and alternative experiences of time in fiction; selected annals in the history of radical movements; "doing time" behind bars or in other forms of captivity; finding "sacred time" in our accelerated existence; the history of timekeeping; the appeal of memoirs, diaries, and historical fiction; and the myriad other expressions of TIME in music, philosophy, art, film, performance, anthropology, archaeology, public policy, philosophy, popular culture, and other disciplines.
Venue
Various throughout downtown Chicago
Times
Various.
Admission & Parking
$5 in advance and $6 at the door. Students and teachers can call for FREE tickets!
Website
http://www.chfestival.org
Infophone
312-4949509
Email
chf@chfestival.org
 


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