Chicago Humanities Festival

Posted 2.4.10

Chicago, IL
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 25th annual Chicago Humanities Festival was held from October 25 to November 9 at venues throughout Chicago. The theme for the 2014 festival was “Journeys.” The conference featured panel discussions, performances, and readings. Participants included poet Eileen Myles; fiction writers Aleksandar Hemon, Walter Kirn, Laila Lalami, Ben Marcus, Lydia Millet, Marjane Satrapi, and Colm Tóibín; and creative nonfiction writers Eula Bliss, Sasha Frere-Jones, Leslie Jamison, and Cheryl Strayed. Tickets to most events ranged from $10 to $20. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Chicago Humanities Festival, 500 North Dearborn Street, Suite 825, Chicago, IL 60654. (312) 494-9509.