Administration and organization duties are currently handled by Michelle Weinberger at Northwestern University . To get in touch, click here or email chicagoconsumerculture@gmail.com.


For 2020-22, all events will be remote. In the past events were held in downtown Chicago at the Loyola University Quinlan Business School, Schreiber Building, Room 220 (2nd floor conference room), 16 East Pearson, Chicago, IL. For more detailed location information, click "FAQs" above.

The Chicago Consumer Culture Community (C4) first launched in 2007, and is for anyone living in or visiting the greater Chicago area who has an interest in research and insights about consumer culture and consumer culture theory (CCT).

Thanks to Our Sponsors for their generous and longstanding support

Contacting C4

We hold research presenta- tions 5-6 times a year, usually on the 1st Friday of the month from 12:00-1:30 PM. We have held over 60 events!  For more detailed information on upcoming events, click "this season's events" above.

Our Events