October 17, 2013
For the Chicago event, Kentridge talked about one of his current projects, a commission to pair his animations with a live performance of Winterreise, a song cycle from 1827 by Franz Schubert.
October 17, 2013
The ever-changing state and the way it interacts with its citizens is always important, which is why Professors Bernard Harcourt, Elisabeth Clemens, and James Sparrow are in the midst of a yearlong exploration of that topic, "The State as History and Theory."
October 2, 2013
The University has named the directorship of the Neubauer Collegium for the Roman family in recognition of his support. David Nirenberg, who has led the program since its establishment in 2012, will be named the Roman Family Director of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society.
October 1, 2013
In the whirlwind of Iraq’s violent history, the once-powerful academic class has disintegrated.
September 25, 2013
Proctor will direct arts and media programming at the Neubauer Collegium, including overseeing the operation of the Collegium’s new exhibition gallery, shaping art and media components of collaborative faculty research projects supported by the Neubauer Collegium, and curating collaborations between artists and academics and between the Collegium and other arts partners on campus.
September 23, 2013
The Sept 16-17, 2013 planning workshop at the UChicago Beijing Center brought together Chinese scholars from Asia and the West to consider the problem of how history-writing contributes to the ongoing constructions of a present.
September 10, 2013
Patrick Jagoda, co-founder of the Game Changer Chicago Design Lab, explores gamification - a term that derives from behavioral economics and refers to the use of game mechanics in traditionally nongame activities - as a form that economic, social, and cultural life increasingly takes in the present.
September 5, 2013
South African artist William Kentridge, who has earned international acclaim for a versatile body of work that includes animated films, prints, drawings and opera, will deliver a lecture to launch the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago on Oct. 3. Kentridge’s lecture, “Listening to the Image,” will inaugurate the Neubauer Collegium, an ambitious initiative designed to expand the boundaries of humanistic inquiry and focus resources on questions that transcend any single discipline or methodology.
August 9, 2013
Game Changer Chicago and Ci3 concluded their innovative, game-based intervention emphasizing STEAM learning and youth development with 140 high school students. Through online and in-person activities, players explored and applied the principles of film editing, art curation and storytelling while engaging with social issues.
August 2, 2013
Through online and in-person activities, players focused on the Technology aspect of STEM learning and the experiences of those who have left their home countries. Youth explored the power of technology, its vast career possibilities, and its potential to effect positive change.