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Hidden treasures

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Ready to explore Tamil literature? South Asia scholar Sascha Ebeling shares his favorite works in translation.

Torch songs

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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.

Language bearer

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A German student, a South Asian language, a UChicago career.

Wow! Pow! Prizes!

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Enter the world of comics—and win a book about how they’re made.

Guest author

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Langston Hughes made a lasting impression as a visiting lecturer at the Laboratory Schools.

Trend spotter

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Canadian anthropologist Grant McCracken, AM’76, PhD’81, has built an unconventional career as an observer of American culture.

Queer and here

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Taking a sneak peek at the University’s LGBTQ past.

Hello, Dalí

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The Art Institute’s modern collection comes home.

Put a ringtone on it

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A Chicago string quartet is ready to rock your smartphone.

Stop by, make something

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The Hack Arts Lab, celebrating a year on campus, offers tools for the digitally creative.

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