Tag Archive for University of Chicago

Disarming Feminism

Angela Davis called for a new, expanded conception of feminism that would incorporate more inclusive imaginings of gender and race and challenge systems of mass incarceration. At times, however, Davis’ enthusiasm for expansion threatened to dilute the force of her speech.

After the Fall

The white, empty rooms and dark floors of Pilsen’s Plaines Project Gallery have been transformed into “Stretches Topless,” an artistic mediation on the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s statue in Iraq in 2003.

Out of Control

Moderating a panel discussion on the politics of guns in America, Tom Brokaw’s questions forced a dialogue that refused to let the consequences of the Sandy Hook tragedy fade from public consciousness.