Apr 29 | Former Artists-in-Residence featured at 2017 Chicago Humanities Festival
2012 Artist-in-Residence Cecil McDonald, Jr. and 2013 Artist-in-Residence Krista Franklin featured at this year's Chicago Humanities Festival "Springfest/17." On Sat, Apr 29, at 12pm, McDonald will be joined by photographer Dawoud Bey for a "probing presentation of the way photography can diminish or enhance our experience of others." At 4pm, Franklin will moderate a discussion with Damian Duffy and John Jennings on Octavia E. Butler's novel Kindred, and "what it takes to translate a novel into a graphic novel."
For more information, visit chicagohumanities.org.
Third-year Soreti Teshome hopes to represent those in marginalized communities
The double major in public policy and comparative race and ethnic studies, plans to pursue a law degree with a focus on public policy that will enable her to provide legal representation to those from marginalized communities.
Apr 10 | New generation of sociologists advance University’s multidisciplinary tradition
"A series of projects by faculty members in the UChicago’s Department of Sociology are bringing new attention to the method, putting a spotlight on the University as a leading proponent of ethnography. Those efforts now include the Chicago Ethnography Incubator, a two-day, annual symposium bringing together scholars and graduate students from around the country to advance ethnographic methods, provide hands-on mentoring and further build an interdisciplinary community of ethnographers." Read more in this UChicagoNews article >>
Apr 6 | “Why Authoritarians Attack the Arts”
In this New York Times op-ed, CSRPC affiliate Eve Ewing examines how authoritarian leaders have sought, throughout history, to control and sllence an often dissenting cultural class.