Former CSRPC Artists-in-Residence make list of Chicago’s top artists
"This year, Newcity’s Art 50 honors the artists who inspire all of us to see our city in a better, more beautiful light. From social practice doyens to venerable painters and sculptors, the city on the make keeps making better art each day. Careful historians of Chicago’s art will notice many former names missing from this list. Scraping down the palimpsest has made room for a few more of the myriad makers who deserve our collective recognition and thanks." (Elliot J. Reichert)
CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Jacqueline Stewart highlighted for work on Black film preservation
Stewart's efforts are profiled in this Chicago Tribune article. "The University of Chicago professor, who teaches in the cinema and media studies department and heads the South Side Home Movie Project, strives for ways to 'build a bridge between scholarly work and a much wider audience.'"
CSRPC Faculty Affiliate Forrest Stuart discusses his research on LA’s homeless community
Stuart spent five years hanging out on Los Angeles's grittiest streets for his new book, Down, Out and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row. Read more about his research in this interview with Mother Jones.
Black Youth Project shows young voters split on issues along racial, ethnic lines
A new survey launched by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago uncovers the differences among young voters, who currently make up the largest and most diverse generation in the United States.