Arts & Humanities

Go ahead, touch the art

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That’s what sculptor Virginio Ferrari would say, anyway.

A tale of wonder tales

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UChicago literary scholar Armando Maggi, PhD’95, suggests a better term for fairy tales and reveals what recent story cast a spell on him.

Rosenwald redux

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A new documentary on philanthropist Julius Rosenwald leaves UChicago on the cutting room floor.

How can you be happier?

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Philosophy professor Candace Vogler is on the case.

Avant guard

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For a century, the Renaissance Society has focused on artists and the ideas that inspire them.

Memoir: The new fairy tale

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UChicago literary scholar Armando Maggi, PhD’95, says “once upon a time” is now.

NaNoWriMo: A novel endeavor

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National Novel Writing Month founder Chris Baty, AM’97, explains how a “ridiculous challenge” with friends turned into a global writing event—and how to make it to 50,000 words.

Sweet honey in the rocks

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The history of beekeeping stretches back centuries, the director of the Oriental Institute found when a hobby turned into a scholarly pursuit.

Philip Kaufman: An appreciation

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How an arty UChicago history student ended up remaking Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

The gathering storm

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What we don’t talk about when we talk about climate change.

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