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Their Songs Will Be Sung Again

July 15, 2020

WTTW's Chicago Tonight aired an interview with Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellows Nina Sanders and Alaka Wali about the Apsáalooke Women and Warriors exhibition, set to reopen at the Field Museum with new health and safety practices on July 27.

Fans of World-Ending Films ‘Coping Better with Pandemic’

July 8, 2020

A fascinating new study from Coltan Scrivner, a member of the research team on the Understanding the Meaning-Making of Violence project, shows that viewers of apocalyptic movies are better prepared for the psychological and practical challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Swaying to the Heartbeat of a Crow Drum

June 23, 2020

In an Albuquerque Journal profile of Del Curfman, whose work is on display in our current exhibition, the Apsáalooke painter discusses his role as an indigenous storyteller, the inspiration he draws from the annual Crow Fair, and challenges faced by artists during the pandemic.

Sense Experiences and “Necessary Simulations”

June 12, 2020

In an article for KNOW produced as part of our Molecular Dynamics research project, team members Giovanni Ciccotti, Benoît Roux, and Daniele Macuglia consider the impact of computer simulations in the realm of theoretical physics.

One Parallel for the Coronavirus? The Great Depression

June 8, 2020

How do financial downturns affect the mobilization of progressive social movements? Elisabeth Clemens tackles this question in a new JSTOR Daily article on the Great Depression, which features her research from our State as History and Theory project.

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