Media Mentions June 2022

Media Mentions June 2022

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.

The Academy Museum Names Jacqueline Stewart as New Leader
The New York Times
Jacqueline Stewart (Cinema and Media Studies) is appointed as the new director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, “an unprecedented institution for understanding and appreciating the history and culture of cinema, in all its artistic glory and all its power to influence and reflect society.”

Chicago author, professor Jacqueline Stewart named President of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
CBS Chicago
Jacqueline Stewart (Cinema and Media Studies) is featured in this article that discusses her recent appointment, her research and projects in Chicago, and her trajectory and accomplishments at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.

Academy Museum appoints Jacqueline Stewart to lead as new director, president
Los Angeles Times
Jacqueline Stewart (Cinema and Media Studies) is featured in article about her recent appointment as the new director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The article gives an overview of Prof. Stewart’s accomplishments, contributions, awards, creativity and leadership.

Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff Talks with Arts Leaders at The Ebell of Los Angeles
Larchmont Buzz
Jacqueline Stewart (Cinema and Media Studies) is among the local arts and cultural leaders who met with Second Gentlemen Douglas Emhoff and senior Biden administration officials who are coordinating pandemic relief grants for arts organizations.

In the hands of these poets, Chicago is a collection of scintillating everyday moments
WBEZ Chicago
Rachel DeWoskin (English Language and Literature) is featured in "Wherever I’m At," an ambitious anthology where poets and visual artists write and make work inspired by a multifaceted city.

Theaster Gates and Easy Otabor on the creative possibilities of Black art
I-D Vice
Theaster Gates (Visual Arts) discusses a new series of exhibitions at the Stony Island Arts Bank that highlight the importance of Black space, Black art, and Black artists.

If I Get Canceled, Let Them Eat Me Alive
The New York Times
Agnes Callard (Philosophy) examines the risks involved in having a social media presence, and how friends and allies could respond (or not) when confronted with 'cancel culture.'

Rediscover Erich Korngold’s sumptuously melodic compositions
The Economist
The article mentions the Korngold Festival at UChicago and discusses Erich Korngold’s influences, legacy, and musical accomplishments, which inspired musical scores for movies like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Harry Potter, among others.

The Hope Machine
Harper’s Bazaar
Theaster Gates (Visual Arts) describes his artistic and city-planning influences and approach, his expanding projects in and aspirations for the South Side of Chicago, and his present partnerships and projects worldwide.

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June 16, 2022