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Join Chicago Studies and UChicago Music for a performance and conversation with Chicago jazz musicians Tatsu Aoki and the Miyumi Project this Saturday, April 5 from 3:30-5:30 PM in Fulton Recital Hall (59th and Ellis).

Chicago Studies on Campus

Physics and Feminism: International Women's Day Programming at the University of Chicago
By: Kiran Misra, First-Year Student and Civic Journalist
After seeing Young Kee-Kim's and reading the impressive (and lengthy) list of her awards and accolades, attendees who arrived at the Cloister Club...

Mayors Celebrate Urban Renaissance and Tackle Urban Issues in Forum at UChicago
By: Sarah Miller, Third-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Since the 2008 Great Recession, millions of Americans have flocked to to cities in serach of economic opportunity...

Laborers of Love: Professor Susan Gal Leads Class to Exhibit on Domestic Workers at Hull House
By: Hannah Fullmer, Fourth-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Millions of individuals, mostly women, rise every morning and head, but instead of spending their days in office buildings or stores...

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Chicago Studies in the Community

Changing Chicago's Food System, One Festival at a Time
By: Lily Gordon, Fourth-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Chicago's local food revolution is being led by young people, according to one exhibitor at the 10th annual Good Food Festival on March 15...

Celluloid Peacemakers: Critical Perspectives at the Peace on Earth Film Festival
By: Jack Nuelle, Third-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Winter was still deciding if it was going to let Chicago out of its clutches on Saturday, the temperature straining against the its tethers to push above freezing...

Around the World in Eight Weekends: Neighborhoods of the World at Navy Pier
By: Kiran Misra, First-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Nothing can get you out of a midterms-induced slumber like a toasted cottage cheese donut dusted in powder sugar - especially when it's just a short trip to Navy Pier away...

Preserving Pullman: The Neighborhood and the Efforts to Remember It

By: Jack Nuelle, Third-Year Student and Civic Journalist
Founded as a model industrial town for Pullman's Palac Railcars, Chicago's Pullman neighborhood has a storied labor past, rife with both progress and protest...