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Professor Niall Atkinson talks ARTH101 in The Core

Pick up a copy of the Winter 2011 edition of The Core for an article on ARTH 101 featuring our own Professor Niall Atkinson! Niall Atkinson talks ARTH101

Check it out: “From Comics to the Renaissance” in February’s Tableau

Pick up a copy of this month’s Tableau magazine to read up on new faculty in the Humanities Division, including Art History professors Niall Atkinson and Cecile Fromont. Copies can be found in the CWAC Lounge or the Dean of Students Office in Walker, 111. Or click this link: http://tableau.uchicago.edu/articles/2010/09/comics-renaissance

An American in Paris

Dear Voice of CWAC, Today I went to the National Archives. I got a card to get to a room to get a card but before that I had to work an obligatory locker for my affairs whose lock mechanism broke my tiny typists’ hands. A rusty finger trap isn’t going to keep me from […]

Of Late

School ended and there’s been lots going on with the upstairs construction, lockers arriving, party having, etc. A photo essay: Spring came, and we took it in on the mound.

Q&A: Using Research

Q: As you embark on dissertation research, post-proposal and pre-writing, how do you organize your research so that its easily employable once you begin writing? A: Last week’s guest poster, Julia, suggested using Excel to organize dissertation research. How do you organize? Let us know in the comments.

Guest Post: Research Abroad

Today, we have another thoughtful guest blogger writing about the post-coursework experience. Julia, a 4th year student on a Fulbright in Paris this year, shares her tips for keeping dissertation research marching steadily along. I haven’t always dreamed of living in France.  I don’t throw throat into my “r”s when I’m pronouncing French words in […]

Mellon Curatorial Internship Opportunity at the Smart

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in curatorial research. No prior museum experience is expected, but an interest in the history/histories of ‘objects’ and good research skills are. ___________________________________________________________________________ The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Curatorial Internship Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago ___________________________________________________________________ The Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago is […]

Q&A: Teaching Philosophy

Today a student stopped by with a question that I’ll pose to you below about teaching philosophies. These statements are increasingly important for students going on the job market, and even for students seeking certain kinds of graduate student teaching positions within the University. Q: Does the department keep a file of sample statements of […]

Lounge Flowers

This flower (called a “testament to hope” by one student) is actually blooming in the lounge right now. For two years, this otherwise slimy, limp, and lifeless plant was kept alive by Tara Morin. And today, it blooms! It may have been a hard winter, but now it really is spring.

Dissertation Haikus

You think an abstract is tough? Try 17 syllables. This delightful site can show you how to condense like you’ve never condensed before. (Thanks, Maggie!) Saint Riquier church Built, rebuilt, rebuilt, rebuilt Always something new. Rebecca Price University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Dissertation title: “The late Gothic abbey church of Saint-Riquier : an investigation of […]