Media Mentions: March 2018

Media Mentions: March 2018

The latest media mentions, quotes, profiles, and writings from Division of the Humanities faculty, students, staff, and alumni. Visit us on Twitter and Facebook for more updates.

"Evolution of a Novelist"
UChicago News
Augustus Rose (Creative Writing) discusses how teaching helped shape his debut novel.

"National Geographic Replaces Racist Fictions With Post-racial Fantasies"
New York Magazine
English PhD student Lauren Michele Jackson writes about National Geographic and the post-racial fantasy.

"Yesomi Umolu Named Artistic Director"
Chicago Tribune
Logan Center Exhibition Curator Yesomi Umolu (Art History and Visual Arts) named artistic director for the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial.

"Interview With Yesomi Umolu"
Architectual Record
Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu (Art History and Visual Arts) plans a Biennial that's a "Civic Project."

"Between Her Garden and the Studio"
Painters On Paintings
Jessica Stockholder (Visual Arts) reflects on the work of Laura Letinsky (Visual Arts) in a three-part series.

"Evolution of a Novelist"
UChicago Magazine
Augustus Rose (Creative Writing) discusses how teaching helped shape his debut novel.

"Boston's Museum of Fine Arts Appoints Christina Yu Yu Chair of Asian Art"
Artforum
Art History alum Christina Yu Yu (PhD'11), will oversee a collection of more than 100,000 works from Japan, China, Korea, South and Southeast Asia, and the Islamic world.

"A Matter of Life and Death"
OPEN STACKS
Laura Letinsky (Visual Arts) and John Muse (English Language and Literature) discuss their respective books Time's Assignation and Microdramas.

"Theaster Gates, First American Nasher Prize Winner, Makes a Case for Art as Urban Renewal"
Dallas News
Feature on Theaster Gates (Visual Arts) highlights his role as an archivist, historian, and storyteller of black narratives.

"Can Private Museums Outlast Their Founders? "
Artnet News
Wu Hung (Art History and East Asian Languages and Civilizations) curator for the Yuz Musuem, discusses the museum's upcoming series of collaborative exhibitions with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

March 29, 2018