Chicago Humanities Festival starts this weekend, runs through November

Chicago Humanities Festival starts this weekend, runs through November

CHICAGO, IL - The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) has unveiled its much-anticipated lineup for the Fall Festival 2023, promising a season filled with thought-provoking conversations, performances, and community gatherings. Scheduled to run from September 17 to November 15, the festival aims to connect people to ideas that shape and define humanity.

Among the notable events are conversations with "Stranger Things" actress Millie Bobby Brown, author Roxane Gay, and biographer Walter Isaacson. These events are designed to take audiences beyond the headlines, offering fresh perspectives on civic, cultural, and technological concerns.

One of the unique aspects of CHF is its diverse range of venues. Events will be hosted at multiple locations across the city, including the Chicago History Museum, Columbia College Chicago, and First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple. Northwestern University will also serve as a venue, emphasizing the festival's commitment to academic engagement.

For over 30 years, the Chicago Humanities Festival has been a cornerstone of intellectual and cultural life in the city. The organization reveals its mission to promote lifelong exploration of what it means to be human. The festival aims to fuel creativity through inventive formats and programming that explore human ingenuity, uniting art and science, technology and policy, literature and media, politics, and more.

The festival also emphasizes the importance of community support. It encourages individual giving and corporate sponsorships to help sustain these enriching conversations and connections. "Your support makes our programming possible and accessible," states the organization, inviting the public to donate or become a member.

As the festival approaches, the excitement is palpable. Whether you're interested in arts, culture, or the humanities, the Chicago Humanities Festival offers something for everyone. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with leading thinkers and be part of stimulating conversations that transcend personal experience.

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