Josh Tyra, AB’01—a language nerd in the mold of J. R. R. Tolkien—helped create a new Breton translation of The Hobbit.
English associate professor Adrienne Brown explores the complicated racial history of the American skyscraper.
Reflections on the life and literature of Philip Roth, AM’55.
Collector and self-proclaimed “Twainiac” Ivan Kane, AB’78, JD’81, remembers Mark Twain’s friendship with University of Chicago professor Elizabeth Wallace.
Talking synthesizers, human rights, and grad school with former Wolf Parade member Hadji Bakara, PhD'16.
As the new executive director of the National Book Foundation, Lisa Lucas, AB’01, wants to get America reading.
English professor Will Pritchard, AM’92, PhD’98, reflects on the “tender coincidences” that occur when father and son teach the same book.
A Study Chicago excursion to the Hideout.
What happens when an armed robber reads Shakespeare?
Ready to explore Tamil literature? South Asia scholar Sascha Ebeling shares his favorite works in translation.
A German student, a South Asian language, a UChicago career.
Langston Hughes made a lasting impression as a visiting lecturer at the Laboratory Schools.