MAPHers featured in latest issue of Tableau—twice!

May 16th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

The people and projects of MAPH are profiled in two articles in the latest issue of Tableau, the Humanities Division of UChicago’s biyearly magazine.

Joanna MacKenzie (AM’02) of Browne & Miller Literary Agency is profiled in the latest issue of Tableau.

Come Together” profiles Colloquium, MAPH’s new online journal that features exemplary, wide-ranging work by MAPH students, alumni and staff. This is not the first mention of Colloquium in other publications—if you’re itching for more meta on the magazine, check out this interview with its founders in The University of Chicago MagazineThe Tableau article has come out just in time for the journal’s second issue, which is set to launch on Friday! Don’t miss it!

Publish and Flourish,” an article on UChicago Humanities alumni who work in the publishing industry, features three MAPH grads who are making it in publishing. Ellen Grafton (AM’11), Allison Wright (AM’08), and Joanna MacKenzie (AM’02) offer their practiced advice on how to get hired and succeed in book publishing. Ellen and Allison moved to New York to get into the business—Ellen is now Assistant Managing Editor of the children’s division at Simon and Schuster, and Allison is the US Dictionaries Editor at Oxford University Press. Joanna put down roots in Chicago, and she works as a literary agent at Browne and Miller Literary Associates—the same company where MAPH provides a paid summer internship for one current student every year.

Those are just two of the publications that are profiling MAPH alumni and projects. Know of other places MAPH alumni are popping up? Contact us!

MAPH Featured in the New Issue of Tableau

October 7th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

Alumni Writers

MAPH Alumni Writers during the 2010 Alumni Weekend

Most of you will be getting Tableau (the Humanities Division Magazine) in the mail in the near future.  However, it is worth noting  now the thoughtful article on the history of MAPH and the first 15 years of the program, by A-J Aronstein (MAPH ’10) featured prominently in this issue.  If you don’t want to wait to get your copy you can read the article online now.

 

The memorable sign at Clark Street Ale House

If you are feeling fond memories of your MAPH years you have the opportunity to catch up with your fellow alumni at next week’s alumni meet up Thursday, October 13 between 5:30-8:30 at Clark Street Ale House.

If you are not in Chicago or haven’t been in touch for a while drop us a line and let us know what you are doing or let us know if you want to set up an alumni get together in another city.

 

Impressions from South Africa, Curated by Judy Hecker (MAPH 97)

August 15th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

Check out this video featuring Judy Hecker (MAPH 97), Associate Curator in the Prints and Illustrated Books Department at MoMA in New York. She gives an introduction to her most recent curatorial effort, Impressions from South Africa, which runs through August 29. Judy studied art history at the University of Chicago as a MAPHer in the program’s inaugural class. Keep an eye out for her upcoming profile in Tableau. The cover story of the  fall issue will be “A Brief History of MAPH” offering some perspective on the successes and challenges that the program has faced since its inception.

MAPH Alumna Featured in Tableau Magazine!

May 13th, 2010 § 0 comments § permalink


This month’s Tableau Magazine features an article by a MAPH alumna about another MAPH alumna! Emily Riemer ’09 has written a profile about Justine Nagan ’04 that discusses her work as a documentary filmmaker, focusing on her 2009 documentary Typeface, a project that involved even more MAPHers: she collaborated with Starr Marcello, Tom Bailey, and Brendan Kredell, all ’04.

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