WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield’s Office of Advancement, Alumni SAGE Society, Chancellor’s Office and the Illinois State Historical Society presents “Illinois Stories” as part of the Lunch and Learn Series.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Public Affairs Center (PAC) Conference Room C/D, located on the lower level of the PAC on the UIS campus.
DETAILS:Mark DePue, director of oral history at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, will present on “Illinois Statecraft”, a collection of oral histories focused on the personalities, issues and legends which have shaped state and local politics. The Peoria Riverfront Museum (PRM) and Peoria’s storied history as a “distilling city” will be topics discussed by Lottie Phillips, registrar and assistant curator of history at PRM.
The cost for the hot buffet lunch and program is $23/per person. Reservations are requested, as seating is limited.
These lunch-time programs will stimulate thinking as they build upon the university's tradition of open and intelligent dialogue.