Tue, Dec 1 | CRES Talks with author Eduardo Lalo

Author Eduardo Lalo discusses his most celebrated novel to date, Simone, winner of the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize. Join us we celebrate the recent translation of this novel from Spanish to English by David Frye and re-publication by the University of Chicago Press.


Announcing the 2015-16 APL/CSRPC Artists-in-Residence and Crossing Boundaries Awardees

The 2015-16 Arts and Public Life/CSRPC artists-in-residence are visual artists Greg Bray and Nazafarin Lotfi and musician Aquil Charlton. The Crossing Boundaries Prize recipients are artists Sarah Beth Woods collaborating on a project with hair-braider Fatimata Traore, and Jamal "Litebulb" Oliver collaborating on a project with Wills Glasspiegel. 


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Filmmaker Issa Rae describes ‘do-it-yourself’ approach to success

At the invitation of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, Issa Rae visited the University to speak with students, meet with local artists and participate in a public conversation in Mandel Hall with Jacqueline Stewart, professor in Cinema and Media Studies and the College

Krista Franklin’s “Like Water” exhibit explores female ability to shapeshift

"Combining visual art and writing, Like Water, now on view at the CSRPC, uses a fantastical story of shape shifting to examine themes of identity, power, self-determination, and the malleable nature of memory."  Read more about the exhibition in this Chicago Maroon article

CSRPC Associate Director Tracye Matthews on the Black Panthers’ Revolutionary Feminism

CSRPC Associate Director Tracye Matthews quoted in New York Times article on the Black Panthers' "Revolutionary Feminism." 

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