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Huge New Multimedia Installation Heading To Huge Downtown Tower

April 14, 2017

Faculty Fellow Jason Salavan (Critical Computation) will be the first artist exhibiting in a new installation space in downtown Chicago, reports Chicagoist.  

UChicago Charts Future of Ethnographic Research

April 10, 2017

Faculty Fellows Forrest Stuart (The State, Violence, and Social Control in the Contemporary World), Kimberly Hoang (The Economy and its Boundaries), and Kristen Schilt (Gaming Orientation) represent a new generation of sociologists advancing the University’s multidisciplinary tradition. 

Political Echo Chambers and Consumption of Science

April 3, 2017

Faculty Advisory Board member James Evans, Professor of Sociology and Director of Knowledge Lab at the University of Chicago, explains a new study using online book sale data to investigate whether readers of liberal and conservative books also read different science books.

What’s Really Important About the NEA

March 29, 2017

Faculty Fellow Lawrence Rothfield (The Past for Sale) reflects on the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts in this article from the Chicago Reader by Joe Raedle. 

Can the Great Lakes Be Saved?

March 26, 2017

In this essay for the Los Angeles Review of Books, Faculty Fellow Fredrik Albritton Jonsson (Climate Change: Disciplinary Challenges to the Humanities and the Social Sciences) reviews and considers The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan. 

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