Alumni Essay

Fall/18

When Mark Bruce Rosin, AB’68, visited mental hospital patients as a College student, it opened the doorway to his 2018 screenplay.

Summer/18

To get outside himself, a writer takes up method acting.

Summer/18

The primary preoccupations of an unlikely political wife.

Spring/18

Yoga and meditation lend a new perspective to a judge's work.

Fall/17

Collector and self-proclaimed “Twainiac” Ivan Kane, AB’78, JD’81, remembers Mark Twain’s friendship with University of Chicago professor Elizabeth Wallace.

Summer/17

Max Grinnell, AB’98, AM’02, learns the mysterious ways of the “L.”

Spring/17

Ed Navakas, AB’68, PhD’72, remembers love in the time of finals.

Winter/17

Grieving father Stéphane Gerson, AM’92, PhD’97, seeks comfort in historical writings and family stories.

Summer/16

A walk through campus sparks memories of Wayne Booth, AM’47, PhD’50.

Spring/16

A mother remembers the cusp of her son’s adulthood.

Winter/16

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

July–Aug/15

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