Spring 2020

From the Dean
1 From the Dean The UChicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact, exceeded all expectations. The Division of the Humanities raised $148.1 million, surpassing its revised and expanded goal of $140 million compared to the original $130 million.
Alumni Spotlight
2 A Philosopher At The Ballet Kristin Boyce, AM'94, PhD'10, is studying the theory, practice, and performance of ballet. She is applying philosophy to the discussion of ballet and finding new insights into this field of study.
Humanities at Work
4 Mission Driven Three alumni work in the nonprofit world and are applying their training and skills in the humanities to their work. They are making a substantial impact on the world.
Graduate Students
6 What They Found in the Library The Hanna Holborn Gray Fellows develop their scholarship and teaching through working on different projects in the UChicago Library. These fellowships aim to build graduate students' skills and knowledge in new areas of scholarship.
8 Two Perspectives on Migration Rachel Cohen and Philip V. Bohlman explore the stories--and sounds--of diverse people on the move. Cohen is engaged in the Migration Stories Project, while Bohlman explores immigration and ethnicity in Israel.
Young Faculty Focus
10 Team Spirit Six assistant professors in the English Language and Literature Department collaborate across diverse subfields. UChicago has one of the most diverse English departments in the country in both demographics and its field interests.
Alumni Affairs
12 A Jesuit's Journey Michael Czerny, PhD'78, continues a lifetime of social justice work as a cardinal. Since his ordination in 1973, Czerny has worked on issues of social justice.
In Memoriam
13 Excerpt: This Wide and Universal Theater In memory of award-winning Shakespeare scholar and beloved UChicago professor David Bevington (1931-2019), this is a selection from his book "This Wide and Universal Theater: Shakespeare in Performance, Then and Now.