Arts & Humanities

The importance of “sleazy trash”

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Banned Books Week and the legacy of librarian Judith Krug, AM’64.

File under cinephile

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Doc’s new calendar brings Singapore and cyberpunks, ’70s disaffection, and Gordon Parks.

Art and politics

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A conversation with 2015 Berlin Family Lecturer Amitav Ghosh.

Drone archaeology

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Oriental Institute scholars use aerial surveys to determine new looting episodes of antiquities.

The value(s) of new media art

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UChicago artist in residence James T. Green talks about his work, his life, and what it all means.

How one UChicago alum turned LOLs into $$$

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Adam Levine, AB’12, AM’13, goes down the ClickHole.

Famous first words

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Match well-known books by UChicago alumni with their opening lines.

One pilgrim’s promise

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Laura Gruen, AB’67, AM’68, sends dispatches from the pilgrimage route across Spain she walked this spring.

Evolution of thought

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William Wimsatt follows ideas where they lead—and takes his students with him.

Religion overwhelms the news

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A look at how, over the last two weeks, religion has been portrayed as relevant, crucial, destructive, and, as witnessed to in a Charleston church, sometimes grace-filled.

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