Arts & Humanities

Religion overwhelms the news

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A look at how, over the last two weeks, religion has been portrayed as relevant, crucial, destructive, and, as witnessed to in a Charleston church, sometimes grace-filled.

Poetry in motion

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Festival of the Arts on campus hosts a multidisciplinary performance of poets, dancers, and musicians.

You could be pitch perfect, too

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UChicago psychologists have been able to train some adults to develop the prized musical ability of absolute pitch, and the training’s effects last for months

Native knowledge

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Junior scholars bring modern touches to linguistics’ traditional focus.

Technology reveals ancient Egypt’s complex history

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An Oriental Institute team uses digital tools to capture nuances and share research.

Issues of interest

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All but lost, Urdu journals offer a glimpse at one of India’s most sprawling, energetic cultures.

Two perspectives on Freud

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Professors Jonathan Lear and Françoise Meltzer on the influence of Freud in their work.

Second act

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It’s hard to say which was more liberating for Anna Chlumsky, AB’02: the moment she left acting, or the moment she came back.

TV guide

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Television critic Margaret Lyons, AB’04, discusses how her time at the Maroon derailed her plans to attend divinity school.

Can 35 academics make life better?

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How to enhance life—and dessert.

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