Arts & Humanities
Lydia Lunch reads William S. Burroughs, even though she doesn’t really like his work.
Actor Eddie Shin, AB’98, discusses his role on WGN’s Manhattan and his Chicago theater background.
Court Theatre, now in its 60th season, went from “a new type of summer theatre” to a Chicago institution.
Philosopher Sally Sedgwick investigates one of the field’s most challenging thinkers.
Ready to explore Tamil literature? South Asia scholar Sascha Ebeling shares his favorite works in translation.
From balloon sculptures to an avant-garde video game, the art of Willy Chyr, AB’09, is all about the journey.
Sung from street corners a century ago, Mexican folk ballads offered “a valuable index to popular thought,” wrote UChicago anthropologist Robert Redfield, whose work is part of a Special Collections exhibit on Mexico.
A Divinity School historian’s study of medieval Europe becomes a wellspring of historical fiction.