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Apsáalooke Women and Warriors Is Field Museum’s First Major Show Curated by a Native American Scholar
March 13, 2020
The Chicago Tribune reviews the new exhibition, jointly organized by the Field Museum and the Neubauer Collegium and curated by Visiting Fellow Nina Sanders.
February 27, 2020
University of Chicago Law School professor Alison LaCroix was quoted in a New York Times Magazine cover story discussing her research with the Historical Semantics and Legal Interpretation project, sponsored by the Neubauer Collegium. The project built and analyzed robust data sets to deepen our understanding of the meaning of the words “bear arms” at the time the Second Amendment was written. The project has practical implications for debates about gun rights and originalist interpretations of the US Constitution.
February 9, 2020
Adom Getachew, a member of the research team for the Countours of Black Citizenship research project at the Neubauer Collegium, reflects on the legacy of African decolonization in a special section of the Sunday New York Times.
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