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2019 Wellesley in Chicago Annual Meeting - Luncheon Featuring Ray Starr (Classics) - RSVP TODAY

2019 Wellesley in Chicago Annual Meeting/Luncheon Featuring Raymond Starr (Classical Studies) and Wellesley Trivia - RSVP DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 7

The Chicago Wellesley Club is excited to welcome acclaimed Professor Raymond Starr to the club's annual meeting and luncheon! Professor Starr will speak on Ancient Roman Fathers and Daughters: Law, Society, and the Emperor Augustus. The event will also feature Wellesley trivia.

Roman law gave fathers enormous power over their daughters and sons, no matter how old the children were. The father owned everything his children acquired (imagine having your paycheck automatically deposited in your father's bank account, whether you were fifteen or fifty); he could both arrange and dissolve their marriages, and in theory he could even execute them. Professor Starr will explore how law affected Roman families both in theory and in practice and then turn to Augustus, the first Roman Emperor, who presented himself as the father of the entire Roman people.   

WHEN: Saturday, May 11 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: At a club in downtown Chicago. Please see your printed invitation for the address.

TICKETS: Purchase your tickets online by May 7

Dues-Paid Young Alumnae Members (class years 2014-2018) - $25

Due-Paid Members - $35

Non-Dues-Paid Members and Guests - $50

*Patron Members may brings guests at the dues-paid member rate

**Prefer to pay by check? Contact for instructions or reference printed invitation or club emails for information. Checks must be postmarked no later than April 20

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For information about Spirit Fund financial assistance for this event, please contact

RIDE SHARES: Tell us in your RSVP if you need a ride or can provide a ride.
PARKING: Valet parking is available for $20.


11:00    Check-in and Networking

11:30    Luncheon and Wellesley Trivia

12:00    Business Meeting

             Ancient Roman Fathers and Daughters: Law, Society, and the Emperor Augustus

             Trivia Winners Announced


Food Options: We will be serving the following luncheon salad: Lola Rosa lettuce, roasted chicken breast, roasted almonds, dates, avocado, mango, and champagne vinaigrette.  It is gluten free and does not contain peanuts. For those who are vegetarian or vegan, we will remove the chicken and add chickpea cakes.  In your RSVP, please let us know if you have any food sensitivities or preferences. We will make every effort to accommodate your needs.





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