Month: September 2013
Molly Foltyn (’13) on the Browne & Miller Internship: Book People
When I was an undergrad, I interned at a production company in Los Angeles. I answered phones, made sure the coffee pot was always full, battled daily with the copy machine, and was once awarded the great responsibility of driving to Saks Fifth Avenue to pick up not one, but three pairs of pants for […]
The Chicago Manual: 2013 MAPH Grads in Newcity
Reaching out to the city’s newcomers, this week’s Newcity (“The Chicago Manual”) explores life at UChicago and in the South Side. The issue features pieces by three 2013 MAPHers: Greg Langen’s reflections on the value of embracing CTA-derived anonymity, Amanda Scotese’s guide to on-campus architecture, and Charlie Puckett’s breakdown of an exciting new Hyde Park establishment.
Colloquium Features 2013 MAPH Thesis Awards!
From the Editors: The MAPH thesis awards are back! While the annals of MAPH history may not be exact as to how long the thesis awards have been absent, we are delighted about their return.
Jeff Gilliland (’13) on his MAPH Internship: “Life Lessons from the Illinois Humanities Council”
A Guest Post by MAPH’s 2013 IHC Intern Lesson #1: If you don’t have time, make time. Well, bombed that interview, I thought as I hurried out of the office. After twenty minutes with the Illinois Humanities Council’s garrulous Director of Programs & Partnerships, I felt that I had made less of an impression than […]
Volunteer for Learnapalooza! This Sunday in Logan Square!
What is Learnapalooza? It’s a community-based festival offering free workshops and classes lead by volunteers and hosted by local businesses. This year’s Logan Square Learnapalooza takes place on Sunday, September 22 all day in various Logan Square locations. Classes include:
Bart Pushaw (’13) on Fulbright in Estonia
Below is an update from recent MAPH Alum Bart Pushaw (’13) on his Fulbright in Estonia. For graduate students interested in applying for Fulbright, the deadline for the 2014-15 year is September 30th, 2013. You can find more information on the University of Chicago’s Graduate Affairs website. In his book Estonia: A Ramble Through the Periphery, Alexander Theroux […]
Greg Langen on The Odyssey Project Internship: Freedom and its Discontents
Check out MAPH Alumnus Greg Langen’s (’13) reflections on his internship at the Odyssey Project. Also be sure to see the Odyssey Project’s latest issue of In Medias Res, edited by Greg Langen. A liberal arts education is, on the graduation speech level, freedom granting. With the powers of critical thinking and a strong (passable) handle […]
The Odyssey Project’s In Medias Res: New Issue!
The Odyssey Project‘s summer class just released the new issue of In Medias Res. Filled with original content by Odyssey Project students and alumni, the new issue features artist profiles, original fiction, restaurant reviews, interviews, poetry, photography and more. All work was produced during this summer’s seminar, In Media Res: Arts & Literary Publications, led by Greg Langen (MAPH ’13).
The Taming of the Shrew, Directed by Jemma Alex Levy (’06)
You can still catch Muse of Fire Theatre Company’s production of The Taming of the Shrew this weekend in Evanston! Directed by MAPH alum Jemma Alix Levy, the show goes on in Ingraham Park on Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 pm. Both performances are free, no reservations are required, and seating is free & unlimited. […]