Arts & Humanities

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.

Giant steps

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Science fiction author Sylvain Neuvel’s own story is out of this world.

Novel data

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Assistant professor of English Richard Jean So shows how a computer can help find nuance in prevailing literary assumptions.

Artscape

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UChicago arts, by the numbers.

Hard laughter

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Martyna Majok’s acclaimed new play finds light in the dark.

Documentary vision

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For 50 years, Kartemquin Films has focused its lenses on social forces and the human lives they shape.

For cartoonist Daniel Clowes, LAB’79, every page is personal

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The Ghost World author and Hyde Park native opens up about his creative process.

Philip Glass meets a new generation of students

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The composer shares his thoughts on art, the audience, and beer.

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