Appointed as Program Manager, Chicago Humanities Festival


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Position Description

The Chicago Humanities Festival is the largest organization of its kind in the country. Now in its 23rd year, it creates opportunities for people of all ages to support, enjoy and explore the humanities. We fulfill this mission through our annual festivals, the fall Chicago Humanities Festival and the spring international performance festival, Stages, Sights & Sounds, and by presenting programs throughout the year and on our web site ( that encourage the study and enjoyment of the humanities. The Chicago Humanities Festival is devoted to making the humanities a vital and vibrant ingredient of daily life. We believe that access to cultural, artistic and educational opportunities is a necessary element for a healthy and robust civic environment. As a member of the programming team, the Program Manager will have extensive responsibilities. This includes event curation, the devising of marketing strategies, event logistics, and audience relations – all of them involving extensive teamwork across CHF’s various departments.