Events

Saturday Scholar Series: "A Shoppers' Paradise: How Women Shaped Chicago's Loop"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

A different game plan for autumn weekends. You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a home game Saturday. Visit Saturday Scholar series for a complete listing.

Emily Remus, Assistant Professor of History

Popular culture assumes that women are born to shop and that cities welcome their trade. But for a long time, America’s downtowns were hardly welcoming to women. This talk examines how female shoppers transformed the cultural and physical landscape of Chicago’s Loop a century ago, laying the foundation for a mass consumer economy supported by women.

All lectures are free and open to the public. No tickets required.