Media Mentions: February 2020

Media Mentions: February 2020

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.

Oriental Institute Archaeologists Help Discover Lost Kingdom in Ancient Turkey
UChicago News
James Osborne (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) discusses the recent discovery of an Iron Age kingdom in southern Turkey.

Chinese Artworks Share Thoughtful Approach to Uncommon Materials
Watch the walk through and review of "The Allure of Matter."

Experimental Composer Channels The Doors During UChicago Residency
UChicago News
Composer Peter Ablinger joins Gray Sound, a new program conceived by Gray Center Director Seth Brodsky (Music).

American Writers Museum Exhibit Dives into the Modern Immigrant and Refugee Experience in America
Chicago Tribune
Vu Tran (Creative Writing) featured in "My America: Immigrant & Refugee Writers Today" exhibit at the American Writers Museum.

Jaś Elsner Reviews The Tiny and the Fragmented
Critical Inquiry
Examining small, incomplete objects from the ancient world, Jaś Elsner (Art History) reviews The Tiny and the Fragmented.

Frieze Los Angeles: Shows to See
Jessica Stockholder (Visual Arts) featured among shows to see for her latest exhibition, "Digital Thoughts."

Two Humanities Faculty Members Receive NEA Creative Writing Fellowships
UChicago News
Ben Hoffman (Creative Writing) and Ling Ma (English Language and Literature) both received Creative Writing Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

UChicago Alum Tim Cassedy Receives the MLA First Book Award
Division of the Humanities News
Tim Cassedy (AM'05) has received the Modern Language Association’s annual First Book Award for Figures of Speech: Six Histories of Language and Identity in the Age of Revolution.

Smart Museum’s Take on ‘Allure of Matter’ Spends Time on the Details
Chicago Reader
Review of "Allure of Matter" exhibition, co-curated by Wu Hung (Art History)

'Allure of Matter: Material Art from China' extends across galleries in Hyde Park, Lincoln Park
Hyde Park Herald
Exhibit co-curated by Wu Hung (Art History) looks at the contradictory nature of materialism in contemporary Chinese art.

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February 5, 2020