The Gordon J. Laing Prize is awarded annually by the University of Chicago Press to the faculty author, editor, or translator of a book published
The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business, and the Fountain of Youth by Ted Anton The tale of the fountain of youth is a mythic encounter that
As Adam Rome’s new history of Earth Day–recently reviewed in the New Yorker–reminds us: Earth Day has been around for a long, long time now.
Iphigenia among the Taurians by Euripides (newly translated by Anne Carson) From the Introduction: The date of this play is uncertain, but approximately 414 BCE is
Congratulations to the 2013 class of Guggenheim Fellows, announced this week by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The Guggenheim, a “mid-career award,” which honors
Rodney F. Powell, our editor for film and cinema studies, remembers Roger Ebert: Alas, Roger Ebert has passed, too soon at 70. The University of