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Neubauer Collegium announces 13 new research projects

February 17, 2020

Center has supported 100 humanistic research collaborations since its 2012 launch.

A Continent Remade: Reflections on 1960, the Year of Africa

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.

Art at Keller: John Preus Exhibition Stages Reclaimed Furniture from Closed CPS Schools

January 6, 2020

Artist and furniture-maker John Preus, whose replicas of philosopher huts were featured in the Neubauer Collegium’s HUTOPIA exhibit, is unveiling a new conceptual art project for the Keller Center at the University of Chicago. The installation features sculptures fashioned from items reclaimed from shuttered Chicago Public Schools. 

Dagmar Schäfer wins 2020 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize

December 6, 2019

Dagmar Schäfer, a contributor to the Neubauer Collegium's 2014-16 research project Knowing and Doing: Text and Labor in Asian Handwork, will be awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 2020. The most prestigious research prize in Germany, it is awarded by the German Research Foundation to “exceptional scientists and academics for their outstanding achievements in the field of research.” 

For Cecilia Vicuña, ‘Consciousness Is the Art’

December 3, 2019

On the occasion of a major retrospective, the New York Times considers the power of the artist’s creative work.

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