Scepter and Sword: African Warrior Queens
Women who Went Before
Janet H. Johnson (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) praised in this podcast that features UChicago Alumna Dr. Solange Ashby, President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Egyptology and Nubian Religion (UCLA). Prof. Johnson was Dr. Ashby's dissertation chair.
Theaster Gates Transforms the New Museum into a Church of Memories and Music
“Young Lords and Their Traces,” Theaster Gates’s (Department of Visual Arts) first museum survey exhibition, asks and answers the question of how the everyday life of communities can be represented through objects.
“That Little Click in the Mind”: Vijay Seshadri Reflects on his Tenure as the Review’s Poetry Editor
The Paris Review
Srikanth “Chicu” Reddy (English Language and Literature) is introduced in this article as the new editor for The Paris Review, by the outgoing editor Vijay Seshadri.
Out of unbearable loss, a vision of radical hope
The Washington Post
Jonathan Lear (Philosophy) featured in this review of his new book, Imagining the End: Mourning and Ethical Life (see book cover above), which “shows us how to engage in the world with extraordinary care.”
The Color Wheel: A Review of “Monochrome Multitudes” at Smart Museum
Christine Mehring (Art History) mentioned in this article about the Smart Museum’s current Exhibition “Monochrome Multitudes” Open until January 8.
Looking for Jean-Luc, and more
Daniel Morgan (Cinema and Media Studies) participated in a panel of Chicago film experts who will discussed the work and legacy of French New Wave pioneer Jean-Luc Godard on 11/29.