City of Chicago

Film forum

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Cinema scholar Jacqueline Stewart, AM’93, PhD’99, explores Chicago’s changing filmgoing scene.

The node knows

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The Array of Things takes Chicago’s pulse.

Literary Chicago, past and present

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A Study Chicago excursion to the Hideout.

View from the top

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A Study Chicago excursion to City Hall.

What would it mean to radically reimagine struggling neighborhoods?

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A Study Chicago excursion to Marquette Park and Englewood.

What’s in a game?

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Graduate students explore games for scholarly interest and social impact.

The Great Fire: Chicago 1871

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From our print archive: Herman Kogan, AB’36, retells the story of the famous conflagration that destroyed roughly 3.3 square miles of the city and left more than 100,000 residents homeless.

An accidental curator

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Harvey Choldin, AB’60, AM’63, PhD’65, finds himself plumbing the archives for an exhibition on the Chicago school of sociology.

Off and running

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After forcing a runoff election against a Daley, Chicago alderman candidate John Kozlar, AB’11, hopes for a chance to revitalize his neighborhood.

Chicago history on wheels

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South Side bike tour puts faculty at the head of the pack.

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