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Kashmir and the Coronavirus

April 15, 2020

Paul Staniland, a Faculty Fellow on The State, Violence, and Social Control in the Contemporary World project, considers how COVID-19 will likely entrench the status quo in Kashmir, as state actors and mass publics focus on getting through the pandemic.

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.

How Will Trump’s Supreme Court Remake America?

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. 

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.

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