Arts & Humanities

06.29.2015

A look at how, over the last two weeks, religion has been portrayed as relevant, crucial, destructive, and, as witnessed to in a Charleston church, sometimes grace-filled.

06.24.2015

Festival of the Arts on campus hosts a multidisciplinary performance of poets, dancers, and musicians.

05.28.2015

UChicago psychologists have been able to train some adults to develop the prized musical ability of absolute pitch, and the training’s effects last for months

Spring/15

Junior scholars bring modern touches to linguistics’ traditional focus.

05.04.2015

An Oriental Institute team uses digital tools to capture nuances and share research.

May–June/15

All but lost, Urdu journals offer a glimpse at one of India’s most sprawling, energetic cultures.

Spring 2015

Professors Jonathan Lear and Françoise Meltzer on the influence of Freud in their work.

May–June/15

It’s hard to say which was more liberating for Anna Chlumsky, AB’02: the moment she left acting, or the moment she came back.

03.24.2015

Television critic Margaret Lyons, AB’04, discusses how her time at the Maroon derailed her plans to attend divinity school.

03.20.2015

How to enhance life—and dessert.

Mar–Apr/15

Herbert J. Gans, PhB’47, AM’50, professor emeritus of sociology at Columbia University, reminds us that Chicago is also where Nichols left his mark on classical music radio.

03.16.2015

Classics professor Peter White on the upcoming alumni trip to Sicily.