Arts & Humanities

Spring/21

The Chicago Journal—rival to the Maroon, free South Side weekly, journalism and business talent incubator—had a memorable eight-year run.

Spring/21

Eileen Southern, AB’40, AM’41 (1920–2002), rewrote the history of American music.

Spring/21

New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman, AB’97, on the power and peril of jokes.

Spring/21

The Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project aims to sustain and protect eight Chicago companies.

Spring/21

Lost in the pandemic.

04.01.2021

The Hyde Park Book Club discusses Howland’s 1974 novel W-3 and Bette herself.

Winter/21

During a quarter when everything was different, a professor known for installation art took her painting class outside.

Winter/21

Questions for the founder of the legendary Chicago record store Dusty Groove.

Winter/21

W. J. T. Mitchell looks at endings and beginnings.

Winter/21

In the 1950s, a pair of young alumni set out on Route 66 and captured a workaday America now vanished.

Winter/21

An excerpt from The Aeneid, translated by Shadi Bartsch.

Winter/21

Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer’s new translation lets today’s reader hear Vergil as the Romans did.