Illinois Tech presents Book Launch of “Building, Breaking, Rebuilding. The IIT Campus and Chicago’s South Side” April 25, 2024

“Join the Paul V. Galvin Library, the Office of Community Affairs, Professor of Architecture Michelangelo Sabatino, and contributing authors as we launch the publication of Building, Breaking, Rebuilding. The IIT Campus and Chicago’s South Side (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press; 2024).

“Lionel Kimble, Amy M. Mooney, and Mindy C. Pugh will present their chapters while Sabatino provides an overview. This event will take place on Thursday, April 25, from 5–7:30 p.m. in the Schulz Auditorium of Michael Paul Galvin Tower with a walking tour of campus and live jazz at The Bog immediately following. Minors will not be served, and an RSVP is required at community@iit.edu.

“The Beginnings of the Armour Institute Campus” by Mindy C. Pugh, Ph.D. (University Archivist, Illinois Institute of Technology)

“A Plan in Defense of Culture” Race, Space, and Cultural Activism, 1930s–1950s by Lionel Kimble Jr., Ph.D. (Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, Chicago State University)

“A Bronzeville Muse: Archibald Motley’s Portrait of Edna Powell Gayle” by Amy M. Mooney, Ph.D. (Professor of Art History, Program Coordinator for Art History Art | Design Department, Columbia College)

Agenda
5–6 p.m.—Cocktail Reception

6–7 p.m.—Panel Presentation and Discussion

7:30–8 p.m —Walking Tour

8–11 p.m.—Live Jazz/Speakeasy Set with Ryan Nyther at The Bog

Minors will not be served, and an RSVP is required at community@iit.edu

Learn more at Illinois Tech’s Website

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