Arts & Humanities

Summer/19

Cecelia Watson, AMʼ05, examines the history—and occasional hatred—of punctuation’s most daunting mark.

Summer/19

An early story of transition comes to the screen in the documentary Framing Agnes.

Summer/19

Lauri Ramey, AM’75, PhD’96, traces a 400-year literary legacy.

Summer/19

Amira Makansi, AB’10, has pairing recommendations for more than 150 books.

Summer/19

In Star Wars and Religion, Russell Johnson, AM’15, PhD’19, uses the famous franchise to teach comparative religious ethics.

Summer/19

Dieter Roelstraete on philosophers and their man caves.

Spring/19

Erich Rosenthal, AM’42, PhD’48, escaped Nazi Germany to attend UChicago. His parents remained and perished. Decades later, his son Ted Rosenthal has memorialized their tragic family history in music.

Spring/19

At Agnes Callard’s Night Owls events, students ask the big questions.

Spring/19

The work of Ron McAdow, AB’71, who found levity in legumes, had a recent screening at the Museum of Modern Art.

Spring/19

Claire Hartfield, JD’82, wants teenagers to know their history.