November 17 – December 24
Chicago | Naperville | Park at Wrigley

The Christkindlmarket Chicago brings a cherished German and European tradition with international flair and local charm to Chicago. Chicago’s largest open-air Christmas festival is an enchanting and inviting holiday village nestled in the center of the city’s downtown. Inspired by the 16th century Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg, Germany, one of the first holiday markets of its kind, the Christkindlmarket is well-known for its vendors’ high quality gifts and food, holiday cheer, and for being the ideal place for families to create their own holiday traditions.

For more information, visit their website at



The Theatre School at DePaul Presents: Augusta & Noble

October 05, 2017 – November 11, 2017
TUE, THU, & FRI at 10 AM
SAT & SUN at 2 PM​
DePaul’s Merle Reskin Theatre
60 E Balbo Dr.


Augusta & Noble
 Carlos Murillo
directed by Lisa Portes
Meet young Gabi Castillo from West Town Chicago. Gabi ventures across town to attend Northside College Prep where she encounters new cultures, classmates, and opportunities. Through a class project Gabi delves into the mystery behind her family’s migration from Mexico to the United States. Join us for this tale of courage and self-discovery told through dreams of both future and past.

Themes: Chicago, culture, family, home, immigration, myth, and neighborhoods.
Recommended for ages 8 and up.

The Chicago Humanities Festival Lecture and Seminar Series


The Chicago Humanities Festival, in partnership with the Newberry Library and the Karla Scherer Center for the Study of American Culture at the University of Chicago, is pleased to offer an opportunity to graduate students in History, Literature, Religion, and related disciplines. Join Yale University professor Kathryn Lofton, University of Notre Dame professor Laura Dassow Walls, and Harvard’s Divinity School professor David Hall, for a day-long series of public lectures and small-group seminars at the Newberry Library, 60 W Walton St, on Sunday, November 12.

Kathryn Lofton*: Religion and Consumption 11:00AM-12:00PM Seminar, Newberry Library, Room 101 12:00PM-1:00PM Public lecture, Newberry Library, Ruggles Hall
Laura Dassow Walls*: Henry David Thoreau and the Necessity of Conviction 1:00PM-2:00PM Seminar, Newberry Library, Room 101 2:00PM-3:00PM Public lecture, Newberry Library, Ruggles Hall
David Hall: Is Believing a Matter of Feeling? 3:00PM-4:00PM Seminar, Newberry Library, Room 101 4:00PM-5:00PM Public lecture,  Newberry Library, Ruggles Hall

*Kathryn Lofton and Laura Dassow Walls will have book signings immediately following their lectures.

Interested students should submit the following to Andreea Micu at by Wednesday, November 1st:

  • Subject: 2017 Newberry/Scherer Graduate Student Seminar
  • Full Name
  • School and Department
  • Area(s) of research

Students will be provided with tickets to all public lectures and invited to attend the three special seminars where they can engage with leading scholars and network with other graduate students across disciplines. Lunch will be served at 1:00PM, and light refreshments will be available at 11:00AM and 3:00PM.

Upcoming Event: 13th Annual WSA Award Ceremony

13th Annual Women of Spirit and Action (WSA) Award Ceremony
Thursday, November 2, 2017
9:00 – 10:30 am
Lincoln Park Student Center, Room 120

The DePaul Women’s Network and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity call upon all members of the DePaul community to recognize female faculty, staff and students who truly exemplify the Vincentian leadership embodied by St. Louise. Though the award honors DePaul women, we encourage all members of our university community (men and women, faculty, staff, and students) to recognize an honoree for this award.

In addition, the members of DWN enthusiastically invite you to join us at the 2017 St Louise de Marillac Women of Spirit and Action Awards Ceremony. We’ll come together for breakfast, a keynote speaker, and a celebration of the honorees.

Recognize a woman of spirit and action today! Submissions accepted through October 25. 

Register for the free event today! Registration is open until October 30.

If you have questions about nominations or event registration, please email Kate Lower, DNW’s Director of Service & Outreach, at

Upcoming Event: Race and Social Identity in the Classroom Forum

Race and Social Identity in the Classroom 
2017 Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning 
Friday, October 20, 2017
9:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Lincoln Park Student Center 120AB

Each year, the Fall forum brings together members from across the university for a day focused on exploring issues related to teaching and learning. This year’s theme, “Race and Social Identity in the Classroom,” is especially important given our university’s commitment to the education of a diverse student body and in light of recent events, such as the violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Terrell Strayhorn, PhD, will serve as this year’s keynote speaker and will also facilitate an hour-long workshop after lunch. Strayhorn is the author of 10 books and over 200 book chapters, journal articles, and other scholarly publications. His most recognized book College Students’ Sense of Belonging: A Key to Educational Success, available as an eBook from the DePaul University Library. He has given invited keynotes and lectures at more than 500 universities and conferences across the globe.

Participants are encouraged to attend the entire event but are welcome to come and go as their schedule allows.

For more information and to register, click here.

Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference


The DePaul School of Cinematic Arts’ annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference will take place on Saturday September 30th at the Loop Campus. Courier 12 is the Midwest’s premier screenwriting event, presenting a series of panel discussions with the top writing talent and executives in the entertainment industry. All panels take place in the lower level theater of 247 S. State Street (The Daley Building) from 12:00-7:00 P.M. Admission is free and open to the public, but seats are limited.

For more information on the specific events, and to register, visit the event website here.