The European Union, operating as a single market economy encompassing 28 European countries with a population of over 512 million, is an economic powerhouse and a torchbearer of liberal, democratic values. In recent years, however, the Brexit vote, rising nationalism, and increasing anti-establishment sentiment have given way to disillusionment. The age of multi-state expansions and bold policy harmonization, meanwhile, appears to have stalled.
Join the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in welcoming a panel of journalists from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Michigan as they discuss the pivotal importance our region will play this election year (no pressure!). We will be selling copies of Robert Leonard's book of short stories and poems, Deep Midwest.
Join The Book Cellar and Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana for a Cookie and Wine Pairing Night! Stop by for your favorite Girl Scout classics paired with free samples of The Book Cellar's featured wines.
Join our friends at Lycée Français de Chicago for their third annual Nuit de la Lecture (Reading Night)! Thanks to their librarian Perrine Domaine and her team, the community will have an opportunity to spend an evening discovering students' works, beautiful texts and audiovisual productions, and take part in workshops, attend shows and listen to storytellers.