Timothy Harrison and an archaeological team member dust off a find at Tell Tayinat.


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Relevant relics

Archaeologist Timothy Harrison, AM’91, PhD’95, helps model the contested past—and the climate future.
Jason Salavon projects a multitude of stories on Chicago's Merchandise Mart.



Two perspectives on urbanism

Sometimes an unexpected angle tells an interesting story. An Assyriologist learns about ancient cities from an unconventional source, while a visual artist uses technology to provide a new perspective on contemporary cities.
Poster for Oscar Micheaux's film "Lying Lips"


humanities in the world

From the academy to the Academy

Jacqueline Stewart discusses her role at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.