The Chicago Journal—rival to the Maroon, free South Side weekly, journalism and business talent incubator—had a memorable eight-year run.
Eileen Southern, AB’40, AM’41 (1920–2002), rewrote the history of American music.
New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman, AB’97, on the power and peril of jokes.
The Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project aims to sustain and protect eight Chicago companies.
Lost in the pandemic.
The Hyde Park Book Club discusses Howland’s 1974 novel W-3 and Bette herself.
During a quarter when everything was different, a professor known for installation art took her painting class outside.
Questions for the founder of the legendary Chicago record store Dusty Groove.
W. J. T. Mitchell looks at endings and beginnings.
In the 1950s, a pair of young alumni set out on Route 66 and captured a workaday America now vanished.
An excerpt from The Aeneid, translated by Shadi Bartsch.
Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer’s new translation lets today’s reader hear Vergil as the Romans did.