This October marks 150 years since the Great Chicago Fire. Join us for a talk with historian Carl Smith about the historic disaster on Sunday, October 17, 2021. His talk is based on his recent book Chicago's Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City. Smith is the Franklin Bliss Snyder Professor of English and American Studies and Professor of History at Northwestern University. This lecture will be held virtually, please register online by October 14, 2021.