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Our events are held in downtown Chicago at the Marketing Department, DePaul Center, 1 East Jackson Boulevard (at the corner of State and Jackson). For more detailed location information, click "FAQs" above.

The Chicago Consumer Culture Community (C4) 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).

Administration and organization duties are currently handled by Kent Grayson at Northwestern University and Albert Muñiz at DePaul University. To get in touch, click here or email

Our Events

Contacting C4

We hold research presenta- tions 6 times a year, usually on the 1st Friday of the month from 12:00-1:30 PM. For the 2016 -2017 season, our events will be on Oct 7, Nov 4, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, and May 5. For more detailed information, click "this season's events" above