Upcoming events

    • 11 May 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • The Union League Club - 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604

    Registration begins at 11:30
    Lunch begins at 12:00 Noon

    Travis McDade, Curator of Rare Books at the University of Illinois

    About the Speaker
    Travis McDade is the Curator of Law Rare Books and Associate Professor of Library Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  For the 2016-17 school year he is the interim Head of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois.  Professor McDade is the country’s foremost expert on crimes against rare books, maps, documents, and other printed cultural heritage resources. He is the author of three books on the subject.  An article he wrote for the Oxford University Press blog called “The Difficulty of Insider Book Theft” was featured on The Atlantic’s The Week’s Best Pop Culture Writing and The New Yorker’s Page-Turner. He lectures extensively on the subject of rare book crime, and is an active member of the Mystery Writers of America.  Professor McDade's biography can be found here


    Tossed Garden Salad with a selection of dressings.
    Choice of 
    Chicken osso buco, sweet corn polenta ravioli, herb essence and roasted asparagus
    Quinoa, roasted cauliflower and vegetables, roasted cherry tomatoes and cippolini onions and roasted asparagus (vegetarian option)
    Chocolate cake for dessert
    Coffee and tea service
    Rolls and butter

    Community Service Project 
    Cash Donations
    Cash donation from this meeting will be given to Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) http://www.cvls.org/

    Cost: $25.00

    We will be celebrating the past 70 years with pictures and artifacts on display.

    Dress Code
    The Union League Club's dress code for this meeting is business casual which is collared shirt and dress slacks for men and similar attire for women.  No hats, denim or athletic wear. Please review the dress code here:
    Union League Club Dress Code

    Meeting Sponsor
    This month's meeting sponsor is Wolters Kluwer

    CALL No Show and No Walk in Policies for Business Meetings 

    Registration will close at 12:00 Noon on 5 May 2017

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