• Two University of Chicago scholars have been honored for their contributions to teaching and student life at the University.

    Profs. Frederick de Armas and David Strauss are the recipients of this year’s Norman Maclean Faculty Award. Established in 1997, the awards are named in honor of Prof. Norman Maclean, PhD’40, the author of A River Runs Through It, who taught at UChicago for 40 years.

  • Congratulations to Associate Professor, Victoria Saramago, on her $60,000 NEH grant awarded for her project, "Against the Current: Electricity and Cultural Production in Brazil’s Anthropocene". These funds will go toward research and writing leading to a book on the cultural legacy of electrification in Brazil from the 1930s to the present.

  • Larry Norman is being awarded an honorary doctorate (Docteur Honoris Causa) from Université Jean Monnet de Saint Etienne. The official ceremony will be held December 7, 2022. Congratulations, Larry!

    Image by Laurent Carpentier

  • Congratulations to Chiara Nifosi ('19-'20) for accepting a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of French Studies at the University of Lisbon. Jacqueline Victor ('20-'21) has accepted a position as Education Manager at the Swedish American Museum in Chicago.

  • Danielle Roper specializes in contemporary racial and queer performance, racial formation, feminist activism, and visual culture in the Hemispheric Americas. In her book manuscript, tentatively titled Hemispheric Blackface: Impersonation and Racial Formation in the Americas, she works to uncover the function of blackface performance in societies organized around discourses of racial democracy and creole nationalism...