The University Guild meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 1:30 p.m in Scott Hall on the Northwestern University campus.


2018 - 2019 Programs

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October 01 - Dr. David Zarefsky
"The 2018 Midterm Election Campaigns"

Professor of Political Theory at Northwestern University

October 15 - Dr. Robert Coen
"Francis Perkins: Campaigner for Economic Security & Opportunity"

Professor Emeritus of Economics, Northwestern University

November 5 - Julie Strauss
"Major Supreme Court Decisions of the 2017-2018 Term"

Independent Lecturer, American Politics

November 19 - Chris Jones

"Rise Up!: Broadway, Lorraine Hansberry and President Barack Obama"

Chief Chicago Tribune Theater Critic

December 3 - Northwestern University Student Music Performance

January 7 - Betsey Means

"WAU-BUN - Stories of Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie, writer, historian and pioneer"

Betsey Means, Actor, Womanlore

February 4 - The Halim Time & Glass Museum

Newly opened Museum in Evanston that represents 11 years of collecting timepieces and glass from all over the world.

February 18 - Sandra Marquez

"Acting! Actor!"

NU Lecturer; Steppenwolf Theater Ensemble Member

March 4 -John Nygro

"The Spectacular Wedding of a Renaissance Prince"

Independent lecturer, Newberry Library

March 18 - Leslie Goddard

A living-history program about Hamilton's Women

April 1 - Bill Tyre, Glessner House

"Frances Glessner Lee & The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death "

Annual Meeting to proceed the program at 1:15

April 15 - Dominic Missimi

"The Musical Theatre "
Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, Music Theater

May 6 - Annual Guild Luncheon (11:30 am)

Featuring Northwestern students from the 2019 Waa-Mu show

The purpose of the University Guild is:
"To bring to the membership of the Guild the intellectual resources of the University. To promote the interests of the University. To work for the collection and exhibition of objects of art. To advance the development and the appreciation of the fine arts in the University and in Evanston."



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