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Logistics in the Making of Mobile Worlds

Visiting Fellows

Rick Lowe


Carmenza Banguera

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The Practices of Emancipation: A Conversation with John Clegg and Alisea Williams McLeod

June 18, 2021

Listen to a discussion with the research leaders on a Neubauer Collegium project that aims to shed new light on the dynamics of emancipation from US slavery.

Summer Art Installations Around the City

June 8, 2021

Chicago Magazine highlights a new installation by Houston-based artist Rick Lowe, a Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow, featuring a stock ticker relaying data on the South Side’s economic health. The work, presented as part of the multi-site Toward Common Cause exhibition, was developed as part of the Black Wall Street Journey project.

The New, Conservative Supreme Court Is Returning to the Second Amendment

May 7, 2021

What did “bear arms” mean in the constitutional era, and how is it relevant to current judicial debates about the Second Amendment? This NewYorker article draws on research that Faculty Fellows Alison LaCroix and Jason Merchant conducted for the Historical Semantics and Legal Interpretation project at the Neubauer Collegium.

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