All arts humanities

March 5, 2015

Scholars, students to discuss Beyoncé and black feminism

Event examines contemporary issues of class, race, gender, sexuality

Michael E. Crutcher, Jr.

March 4, 2015

A look at post-Katrina New Orleans

Author discusses politics of race, urban affairs, criminalization, education

Kellen Marshall, UIC PhD candidate in ecology and evolution in the department of biological Sciences, and Rachel Havrelock, UIC associate professor of English and Jewish studies. Photo: Joshua Clark (click for larger image)

February 26, 2015

UIC scholar leads ‘lab’ for humanities work on Great Lakes issues

Grant funds humanities-based look at water issues

Jennifer Scott (F)

February 18, 2015

NYC public historian new director of UIC’s Hull-House Museum

Jennifer Scott an expert on ‘sites of conscience, sites of consciousness’

Derrick Sanders

February 3, 2015

August Wilson protégé directs ‘The Piano Lesson’ at UIC Theatre

Derrick Sanders directed later Wilson play off-Broadway

Robin Eubanks

February 3, 2015

Noted jazz trombonist kicks off UIC jazz festival to open concert season

Jazz and classical performances, on campus and off

American Negro Exposition Catalogue Cover (F)

January 29, 2015

Exhibit recalls 1940 American Negro Exposition

Historic event celebrated African Americans’ post-Civil War contributions

Robin Eubanks

January 15, 2015

Free jazz, classical, contemporary music on Tuesdays-at-One

Professional musicians, student performers in lunchtime concerts

Illustration of travel with passports, globe, and atlas

November 25, 2014

Five UIC faculty named Fulbright scholars

Honored in medicine, music, philosophy, physics, public administration

Marquis Hill - Monk Foundation trumpet competition

November 10, 2014

Jazz educator wins Thelonius Monk competition

Marquis Hill takes prestigious international prize