Arts & Humanities

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.

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.

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