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David Nirenberg appointed next dean of Social Sciences Division

June 16, 2014

Founding Roman Family Director of the Neubauer Collegium, David Nirenberg, has been appointed dean of the Division of the Social Sciences for a five-year term.

Body’s Role Project Uses Storytelling to Examine Differences Between Spoken and Signed Languages

May 27, 2014

UChicago Professor Diane Brentari discusses how bodily movements can reflect the way in which humans represent their thoughts. 

5701 S. Woodlawn to provide home for Neubauer Collegium’s collaborative programs

May 19, 2014

Work has begun on the adaptive reuse of 5701 S. Woodlawn Ave., which the University of Chicago is renovating to house the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society.

Vital Signs

May 13, 2014

Three scholars meet where gesture, sign, and language converge.

Conservation workshop to assess structural integrity of Wolf Vostell’s Concrete Traffic

May 9, 2014

Workshop unites university community with the sculpture’s fabricator, structural engineers, fine art conservators, and automobile specialists.

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The Clan and the City: Sustaining Cooperation in China and Europe

Avner Greif (Stanford University) spoke on February 19 at the University of Chicago as part of the Working Group on Comparative Economics' The Boundaries of the Firm Workshop Series. The Working Group on Comparative Economics is one of the Neubauer Collegium's 18 inaugural projects funded in the 2013-2014 academic year.