Media Mentions: May 2020

Media Mentions: May 2020

After Lucretius
Critical Inquiry
John Wilkinson (English Language and Literature) reads and discusses his poem about COVID-19 and Ancient Rome's grappling with the plague.

Winter Term XV, from Underworld Lit
Poets.org
Read the new poem, "Winter Term XV, from Underworld Lit" by Srikanth Reddy (English Language and Literature).

sestina for the snake in a man-made lake
Jet Fuel Review
Read the new poem, "sestina for the snake in a man-made lake," by Rachel DeWoskin (English Language and Literature).

Signs of The Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, And Khipu / Carlos Alonso Nugent
ASAP Journal
Review of Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu, the newest book by Edgar Garcia (English Language and Literature).

How Pidgins Emerged? Not as We Have Been Told
Abralin ao Vivo
Salikoko S. Mufwene (Linguistics) rethinks the traditional narrative of contact languages in linguistics.

4 Emma Watson-Approved Books to Add to Your Lockdown Reading List
Vogue UK
"Black On Both Sides: A Racial History Of Trans Identity" by C. Riley Snorton (English Language and Literature) listed in Emma Watson-Approved Lockdown Reading List.

Get Inside Yourself: A Review of Rachel DeWoskin’s Two Menus
New City Lit
A review of Two Menus, the latest book of poetry by Rachel DeWoskin (English Language and Literature).

Jacqueline Stewart and Alicia Malone on "Baby Face" (1933) Starring Barbara Stanwyck
TCM
Jacqueline Stewart (Cinema and Media Studies) discusses the making and importance of the bold classic film, Baby Face.

Agnes Callard, Adjective
Subject to Change
In a podcast, Agnes Callard (Philosophy) thinks through the Socratic nature of Romanian film, Police, Adjective.

Hidden Chamber in King Tut’s Tomb May Conceal Lost Burial of Nefertiti, Radar Scans Show
The Sun
Raymond Johnson (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) comments on the recent discovery of the long-lost remains of Queen Nefertiti.

Co-Creating Worlds: An Interview With Guggenheim Fellow Patrick Jagoda
UChicago Arts Blog
In interview, Patrick Jagoda (English Language and Literature) explains his work and plans for his recently awarded Guggenheim Fellowship.

May 6, 2020