Professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures awarded fellowship to pursue his research project on the simultaneous rise of legal procedure and realism in fourteenth-century Italian literature.
The Transmedia Story Lab (TSL) has been awarded a $110,000 grant to create a historical transmedia project that illustrates how a climate of structural violence has impacted the health and wellbeing of black adolescents on Chicago’s South Side.
Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, the Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Classics, has received a Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit for her book Persius: A Study in Food, Philosophy, and the Figural, published by the University of Chicago Press.
The National Endowment of the Humanities has made a grant Richard Strier to lead one of its summer seminars in July 2017. The three-week seminar, entitled “King Lear and Shakespeare Studies: A Seminar for College Teachers,” will allow university educators who instruct undergrads to study King Lear in depth at UChicago.