Meet an Alum – Bradley Gardner (MA ’06)
What was your favorite part of MAPH? What do you remember most fondly about MAPH? MAPH gives you a lot of time to do things you wouldn’t be able to do otherwise, and think about things you’re unlikely to think about later. A lot of the overarching goals of my work – finding persuasive ways […]
Meet an Alum – Mercedes Trigos (MA ’13)
Connections between academic work in MAPH and careers in service – whether in non-profits, through education, or as an entrepreneur – are essential to thinking about how the humanities function in practice as well as in the academy. Mercedes Trigos (MA ’13) graciously agreed to share some of her thoughts on the transition from MAPH […]
“The Nervous Writer” by Steven Flores (MAPH ’10) in Contrary
A guest post by Jeff McMahon, MAPH Writing Advisor (MAPH ‘ 02) S.W. (Steven) Flores (MAPH ’10) has a story in the current issue of Contrary that satirizes creative writing workshops at their less than optimum. Flores is a second-year MFA student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His story is in no way reflective of the UW-Madison […]
Stephen Tapert (MAPH ’02) Announces Book and Exhibition at The Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin
Film historian, writer, and filmmaker Stephen Tapert, who earned his M.A. from The University of Chicago in 2002 and later worked at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is set to curate his first exhibition at the world’s largest film museum: The Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin, Italy.
Alumni Blog Spotlight: Selective Viewing by Kate Blair
Kate Blair (MAPH ’13) writes about her continuing exploration of film, video, and other visual media on her blog Selective Viewing. It includes reviews and
Colloquium Launch Party – November 15 – Sign up now!
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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.
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).
Side Dish Mag: Writing in the AfterMAPH
A post from Emma Martin (AM ’11) on her new writing project, Side Dish mag, a community blog for writers and non-writers alike:
Curious where MAPH writers are now? Wondering what new publications have come out? Check out the recently updated MAPH Writers page on our website. There you’ll find a list of alumni, links to novels, essays, poems, and blogs, and what writers are working on now. Don’t see your published work there? Please let us know! We […]