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April 2024: The Birth of Football at Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

EXACT DATE AND LOCATION NOT YET ANNOUNCED

 

Book lecture and signing for Gus Hornsby’s Gamble. This presentation will focus more on the origin of American football at Northwestern and its significance to both the development of college football and-- surprisingly-- to the 19th century suffrage movement.

The venue has not yet formally released info about this April event. The news release is expected in mid-February.

 

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January 31, 2024: Lecture and Book Signing

Lake Villa District Library, Lake Villa, Illinois

 

A discussion of the book Gus Hornsby’s Gamble. Lecture about the birth of American football in the Midwest and an exploration of its surprising intersections with Chicago's women's suffrage movement.

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