Due to the Covid 19 virus and in compliance with Governor Pritzker's declarations

THE UNIVERSITY GUILD programs will be held online for the 2020 - 2021 season.

The new schedule will be on the 1st Monday of the month starting October 5th.

The scheduled programs are detailed here:


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

This year we are presenting these programs online. Members will be notified of the the procedures for accessing the program prior to the date.


2020 - 2021Programs

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October 5 - Julie Strauss

"Major Supreme Court Decisions of the 2019-2020 Term"

Independent Lecturer, American Politics

November 2 - William Tyre

"The Pullmans of Prarie Avenue"

Executive Director & Curator of the Glessner House

Decenber 7 - Chris Jones

"The Theater, Arts & Culture too!"

Chief Chicago Tribune Theater Critic

January 11, 2021- Leslie Goddard

"Route 66"

Author and historian, Leslie Goddard will present a program on Route 66.

February 1, 2021 - Daniel Greene

"The Newberry Library: Making a Case for the Humanities"

President and Librarian, The Newberry Library

March 1, 2021 - Julie Strauss

"The New Administration or The New Congress or Both"

Independent Lecturer, American Politics

April 5, 2021 - Kyle Dougan

"The Future of the Musical"

Producing Artistic Director, Music Theater Works

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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