Sad news from Berlin: the passing of critic, novelist, and essayist Christa Wolf. Long credited for helping to establish a distinctive East German literary voice,
Morris Philipson, former director of the University of Chicago Press (from 1967 to 2000), passed away on November 3, 2011, at the age of 85.
Kudos to Robert J. Richards, the Morris Fishbein Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Science and Medicine at the University of Chicago, for a
The publishing world has lost a lion in the death, at the age of eighty-five, of Morris Philipson, who served as Director of the Press
Marshall Sahlins—globally renowned ethnographer, Polynesian historian, and the Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology (Emeritus) at the University of Chicago—has had quite a
This week brought The Black Power Mixtape to Chicago, though the film was previously released in early September to audiences in Los Angeles and New
Marjorie Perloff is the kind of critic who doesn’t require an introduction. From her pathbreaking work on the experimental inheritances of modernist poetics to her
Wednesday . . . the Slough of Despond of the week. Couldn’t we all use a pick-me-up? Could you make do with a pick-up instead?
We’ve got Parker. But do you? In the month of September, our free ebook takes you to the darker side of crime fiction: things get
Recently, in light of the tenth anniversary of the events that unfolded on September 11, 2001, discourse in the American public sphere has centered on