Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Friday, January 27

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Justice for the Congo - A Briefing

Human Rights Watch has reported on the Democratic Republic of Congo for over a decade. Congo expert Anneke Von Woudenberg joins HRW at 6:30pm tonight to discuss the first International Criminal Court trial and the prospect of hope it brings to people caught in the world's deadliest war. Free.
Fourth Presbyterian Church Blair Chapel 126 E. Chestnut St.
RSVP to or (312) 573-2452

Readings from The 'F' Word (Feminism) @ Columbia College

The Columbia College student-curated reading series Silver Tongue presents The "F" Word (Feminism), in honor of Women's History Month.
The reading is tonight at 7pm at 731 S. Plymouth Court. Switchback Books editor in chief Brandi Homan headlines. Refreshments and door prizes will be handed out.

Re-Thinking Soup @ Hull House

Soup and discussion about the topics of the day are on the menu at Hull-House Kitchen's Re-thinking Soup series. Today (and every Tuesday) from 12-1:30pm at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Residents' Dining Hall (800 South Halsted) come in for a hearty meal and a chat. Event is free, but donations are accepted.



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