Fall 2022

From the Dean
1 From the dean The dean reflects on the distinctive UChicago Program in Paleography and the Book.
Alumni Spotlight
2 Post-punk David Grubbs on balancing academia and a music career
4 Two perspectives on the epic A classicist and a poet offer their takes on a storied genre.
Faculty Focus
6 New faculty fall 2022 This year the Division of the Humanities welcomes seven new faculty members.
Humanities at Work
8 From dig sites to websites Three alumni use humanistic tools in the tech industry.
Alumni Book Spotlight
10 Ghost writer Isabel Lachenauer, PhD’22, on publishing a horror novel
Graduate Students
12 Showing emotion A scholar of modern China studies written punctuation and online comments.
On Campus
13 There’s a German word for that Maeve Hooper on collaboration and a communicative approach to language instruction