Media Mentions October 2023

Media Mentions October 2023

The latest media mentions, quotes, profiles, and writings from Division of the Humanities faculty, students, staff, and alumni. Visit us on X, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Facebook for more updates

Arts Lawn opens tomorrow in Washington Park
Hyde Park Herald
Adrienne Brown (English Language and Literature) discusses the opening of the Arts Lawn as part of the Arts + Public Life Arts Block.

'Keith Sonnier: Live in Your Head' opens at Parrasch Heijnen Gallery
Jessica Stockholder (Visual arts) will exhibit her work in a group exhibition that presents a scholarly view of Sonnier’s oeuvre and his wide-ranging impact on generations of artists who reject boundaries and embrace unconventional materials and modes of visual expression, embodying attitude as form.

Theaster Gates Receives the 2023 Vincent Scully Prize
arch daily
Article praises Theaster Gates (Visual Arts) for being a land developer, sculptor, performer, and space theorist, who has pioneered a ground-breaking concept for land art and community investment that has won praise from city planners, architects, artists, and innovators alike.

Theaster Gates Will Receive 2023 Vincent Scully Prize From National Building Museum, Honor Celebrates Excellence in Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Urban Design 
Culture Type
Article features Theaster Gates (Visual Arts), his many accomplishments, and why the jury selected him as the recipient of the 2023 Vincent Scully Prize from the National Building Museum.

The Meaning of Black Inexpression
Black Perspectives
Tina Post's (English Language and Literature) first monograph Deadpan: The Aesthetics of Black in Inexpression was reviewed by Rhya Moffitt, a PhD candidate in the Black Studies in English cohort at the University of Chicago.

New documentary reconstructs the death of Harith Augustus
Hyde Park Herald
Salomé Skvirsky (Cinema and Media Studies) will moderate a panel discussion of the documentary "Incident" about the killing of Harith Augustus at the hands of Chicago police in 2018. Join the Chicago Humanities screening and panel discussion on Nov. 5, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Logan Center. Free, but advance registration is requested.

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October 31, 2023