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Great Books Foundation Names
Valentina Texera-Parissi New CEO

 

The Board of Directors of Chicago-based educational nonprofit organization the Great Books Foundation announced today that Valentina Texera-Parissi will succeed Joseph Coulson as Chief Executive Officer.

Pop Culture for Brainiacs

(like you!)

On Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday April 28, at 5:00 p.m. at Bookends and Beginnings, Evanston IL, we will be celebrating the launch of our three new titles on Popular Culture.

Join us as featured authors Devin McKinney and Walter J. Podrazik read from their writings on music and television. A discussion and Q&A, facilitated by former GBF president Joseph Coulson, will follow. Join us in support of the most vibrant and powerful writing on popular culture and the great ideas central to our modern world.

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Great Books Foundation Names Valentina Texera-Parissi New CEO

Valentina Texera-Parissi The Board of Directors of Chicago-based educational nonprofit organization the Great Books Foundation announced today that Valentina Texera-Parissi will succeed Joseph Coulson as Chief Executive Officer.
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OPINION: Here’s a way teachers can help break down equity barriers in high school: reading aloud to students

High School Students smiling in class It is harder now for high school students to focus on and make sense of long, complex texts, particularly the underserved students who were already struggling with reading.
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Great Books Chicago

Big Ideas in Popular Culture

Depaul University Conference Center, Downtown Chicago May 4–6, 2018

The great ideas are all around us! Across music, film, and television, popular culture is a rich source of compelling writing on ideas central to our modern world. We know you’ll enjoy diving into this treasure trove of human expression and discussing the vibrant and provocative short stories, poems, memoirs, essays, and journalism in these volumes.