Media Mentions May 2022

Media Mentions May 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.

“Doc Films and Night Owls Collaborate for Movie Screening and Discussion”
The Chicago Maroon
Agnes Callard (Philosophy) and James Conant (Philosophy) Discussed the film "A Hero" and the ethics that drive the film's plot, and the tension between "being good" and "appearing good."

DeafBlind Communities May be Creating a New Language of Touch
The New Yorker
Diane Brentari (Linguistics) expands her knowledge and practice of “Protactile,” created for the DeafBlind as a new tactile language.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Dives Fearlessly Into an Emotionally Feverish Program
Augusta Read Thomas (Music) composed  “Brio,” an 11-minute piece full of sonic surprises, which was interpreted by the CSO and received audience and critic’s acclaim. “It hooks you from the start.”

Review: The CSO Under the Baton of Karina Canellakis Delivers the Goods
3rd Coast Review
Augusta Read Thomas (Music) was present during the CSO performance of her composition “Brio,”  which explored different themes and built momentum for its enthusiastic audience.

Vonski and the New Apartment Lounge are gone. But Mike Allemana’s ‘Vonology’ declares his spirit is here to stay
Chicago Tribune
Mike Allemana (Music) pays tribute to his mentor, Von Freeman, who “bore witness to decades of Chicago’s musical history” through his new album "Vonology."

Lincoln Trio Spotlights Living Chicago Composers On Cedille Records Album Arriving June 10
Broadway world
Augusta Read Thomas (Music) among five Chicago composers to be featured in this new album release.

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