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Fall 2014

6 speakers

6 ideas

1 day

Featured Video from Past TLC Events:

Preservation: Reclaiming and Maintaining My Identity as an Arab-American Woman
Souzan Naser
Souzan Naser is an Arab-American who was born in Palestine and raised in the United States. Modeling after her parents who were activists in the Arab-American community Souzan examines what it means to both Arab and American. She shares the complexity and negotiation process of weaving in and out of her two identities and how she strikes a balance between staying true to her Arab ethnicity while also integrating mainstream American values.

Upcoming Video

Beavers, Bogs, and Badlands: The Site and Situation of the Moraine Valley Area
Jason King
The wetland area infested with leeches and mosquitoes surrounding Moraine Valley once made explorers shudder. Formed by glaciers, this swampy and infertile land was not welcoming to Indians or European explorer. But, Jason king will share stories and lessons about why this area, now called Palos, was vital to the settlement of Chicago.


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