Greg Lawless on the print issue of Colloquium
Greg Lawless (MAPH ’03) shares this lovely reflection on his MAPH experience, our own Hilary Strang, and being included in the recently-released print issue of Colloquium magazine. An excerpt: Colloquium collects, as disparately as MAPH itself, a bizarre but beautiful array of contents and people, and manifests something of the original stakes—the desire to know, to write something […]
Alumni Bump! Wikipedia Webseries
If you have a few minutes today, check out MAPH ’08 alum Kristin Fitzsimmons’ webseries What Did You Look Up on Wikipedia? Kristin writes: After graduating from the University of Minnesota’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, my friend Sally and I started a web series called What Did You Look Up on Wikipedia?, an homage to […]
Video: Colloquium Panel at Alumni Weekend
If you didn’t get a chance to attend Alumni Weekend 2013, you’re in luck! Here is a video of the panel in its entirety. Time stamps after the jump:
A Message from the Editors of Colloquium
Dear MAPHers, past and present – Today is your last chance to register for Alumni Weekend and see what’s going on inside MAPH’s new journal, Colloquium. Colloquium is an online journal run entirely and independently by MAPH alumni and current students. We’ll be launching our second issue at MAPH’s Alumni Weekend event, and it’s going to be […]
Alumni Weekend 2013
Alumni Weekend 2013 is approaching! June 6-9, 2013, the University of Chicago will be holding a series of panels, lectures, and social events geared toward alumni. There are a plethora of events being put on by each division so there will be PLENTY to see and do, but we wanted to draw your attention specifically […]
From Spanish Celtic to Heavy Metal: Documentaries by MAPH Alum Biliana Grozdanova
From MAPH ’11 alum Biliana Grozdanova, co-founder of El Jinete Films: After living all over the world, from Australia’s east coast to America’s west coast and pretty much everywhere in between, the Grozdanova sisters found themselves on the premises of the University of Chicago campus about to embark on their most creative venture to date. […]
MAPHers featured in latest issue of Tableau—twice!
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. “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 […]
Pastoral Ambivalence: Recent Poetry by MAPH Grads
Spring has returned to Chicago, and with it a bounty of new publications by MAPH alumni. Leila Wilson (AM ’03) and Gregory Lawless (AM ’04) each have a volume of poetry out in which the authors examine their complex relationships with the landscapes of their past and present. Read on for more information in the […]
MAPH’s Colloquium Magazine Launch Party–YOU’RE INVITED!
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Humanities Day 2012
Mark your calendars! Saturday, October 20th is the 34th annual Humanities Day at the University of Chicago. If you aren’t familiar with Humanities Day, it is an epic day of lectures from some of the heavyweights in the university’s Humanities Division. If you happen to be in town, please consider attending! Friends and family are welcome! […]