Lisa Wedeen Receives the 2022 Laing Award

The University of Chicago Press is pleased to announce that Authoritarian Apprehensions: Ideology, Judgment, and Mourning in Syria by Lisa Wedeen is the recipient of

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Author Essays, Interviews, and Excerpts

Page duBois on the Chaotic Glory of Greek Comedy

In her new book, Democratic Swarms, Page duBois explores the lively, chaotic, and anti-authoritarian glory of ancient Greek comedy. Often overshadowed by the study of

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Books for the News

A Supreme Court Reading List

University Presses like Chicago are committed to making available works that not only keep us informed but also help us to better understand our world,

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