Arts & Humanities

Private prints, public puzzles

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The Smart Museum’s latest exhibit explores the private prints of pre-1900 Europe.

Travel records

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Illustrator and adventurer Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge, PhB 1911, found inspiration for his art in his travels.

The art of bookbinding

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A glimpse into the paper, thread, and artistry of community bookbinding.

How artists changed NYC’s SoHo

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Once a blighted industrial area, SoHo is one of New York City’s most affluent communities. A new book explores artists’ role in the neighborhood’s transformation.

New classics

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The Ear Taxi Festival will highlight contemporary classical music in Chicago.

Peripheral vision

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The iconic photographs of Danny Lyon, AB’63, document more than 50 years of social change and life outside the mainstream.

Damn your meddling ways

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A walk through campus sparks memories of Wayne Booth, AM’47, PhD’50.

Life through fiction

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Author Kalisha Buckhanon, AB’99, AM’07, discusses the power of storytelling, Trayvon Martin, and how professor William Veeder changed her life.

Bowing out

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A mother remembers the cusp of her son’s adulthood.

Radical curiosity

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Poet and novelist Ana Castillo, AM'79, on feminism, writing, and a momentous education.

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