Pamela BannosPhoto from Levy Center Foundation

Pamela Bannos, professor of photography in Northwestern University’s Department of Art Theory and Practice, will discuss her critically acclaimed book, “Vivian Maier: A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife,” at 1 p.m. on Sept. 4 in the Linden Room of the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave.  Books will be available for sale and signing after the lecture. Lectures are sponsored by the Levy Senior Center Foundation and are free and open to the public, but registration is necessary. 

Those interested in attending may register online, call 847-448-8250 or stop by the Levy Center front desk. All lectures are free and will be held in the Linden Room.

Judy Newton, Chair of the Foundation Board, says she is delighted the Levy Lectures have been so warmly received. “We could not have asked for a better reception. The energy in the room on lecture days is palpable. This audience is engaged and loves learning about new topics.”

The Fall Lecture Series also includes these speakers and topics:

Oct. 9 –  Author and historian Leslie Goddard will talk about “Chicago’s Sweet Candy History.”

Nov. 13 – Carolee Biddle, a professional animal communicator, will discuss animal communication: “How to Effectively Say ‘No’ to You Animal Companions.”

Dec. 11 – Ava Thompson Greenwell will preview “Mission Possible: Chicago’s Free South Africa Movement,” a new documentary film she produced and directed, which traces the birth, growth and maturation of the anti-apartheid movement in the Chicago area from 1980 until 1994.