Arts & Humanities

Who’s that guy taking pictures every morning on the bike path?

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It’s David Travis, AB’71. Here’s what he’s up to.

A tender coincidence

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English professor Will Pritchard, AM’92, PhD’98, reflects on the “tender coincidences” that occur when father and son teach the same book.

Grace notes

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Katherine Dunham, PhB’36, forged a unique career as a dancer and anthropologist.

Creative ferment

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Enjoying wine taught Jane Lopes, AB’07, to slow down, but as a sommelier, she’s rising fast.

Monsters of the midcentury

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The first art movement to originate in Chicago focused on the dark side of postwar life.

At first site

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In the 1930s Oriental Institute archaeologists used photography to capture the history and grandeur of Persepolis.

Start with what you got

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At the Arts Incubator, creative minds build on the cultural wealth of Chicago’s South Side

Go ahead, touch the art

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That’s what sculptor Virginio Ferrari would say, anyway.

A tale of wonder tales

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UChicago literary scholar Armando Maggi, PhD’95, suggests a better term for fairy tales and reveals what recent story cast a spell on him.

Rosenwald redux

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A new documentary on philanthropist Julius Rosenwald leaves UChicago on the cutting room floor.

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