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.
by Emily Holland •
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel provides an apt setting for Audrius V. Plioplys’s latest exhibition, “Cosmic Consciousness.”
by Clare Fentress •
Theater-Hikes’ open-air production of “Night of the Living Dead,” which ran last weekend in Hyde Park on a patch of land on the southwest corner of 58th Street and Woodlawn Avenue, could have used a little more chaos and a lot more gore.
by Alexander Sellers •
The overcast Chicago sky had made good on its threatening appearance, showering the crowd of around 200 as they hurried through the doors for the production “Illustre”—the culmination of a year’s work for the University of Chicago circus troupe Le Vorris & Vox.
by Michaeljit Sandhu •
Her white hair pulled back in a signature low ponytail. On the road for 300 days a year, she travels with a bodyguard and a personal assistant. Anthropology professors and college students pay her equal homage. She’s won seemingly every…
by Yennie Lee •
Dropped stitches in knitting are mistakes; they create gaps and destroy the integrity of a garment. And if they aren’t fixed when noticed, dropped stitches will unravel, producing more problems than solutions. Christina Wong used this metaphor of knitted mistakes…
by Harry Backlund •
“Classrooms and labs, loud boiling test tubes, sing to the Lord a new song!” the congregation sang during the processional hymn of the service held in the University of Chicago’s Rockefeller Chapel Sunday morning. Several hundred people gathered for a…
by Eve Ewing •
“Who knew so many people would want to come out for an old radical?” said the elderly woman in front of me to no one in particular. “We thought there’d be no one here but old folks like us.” Her…