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Submitted By Sara MaillacheruvuThursday, February 15, 2018 - 1:56pm

This photo essay contains images of performers from People's History of Chicago, a group poetry night on Friday, January 19 that featured Chicago's own Kevin Coval alongside local poets, including a group of student-poets from Rebuild FoundationA People's History of Chicago is Coval's collection of poems on the Chicago that was published in 2017 and offers seventy-seven poems, for the seventy-seven neighborhood

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Submitted By Sara MaillacheruvuMonday, February 12, 2018 - 9:49am

Jeanne Lieberman has been back in Chicago for a little over a month. The past year and a half, the 2016 graduate was working in Colombia, helping make an educational video with the Afro-Colombian Community Council of Alsacia Village, community organizing, and doing advocacy work. She also ran a series of workshops to develop a script with community members about how Alsacia Village emerged out of community organizing efforts following the construction of a dam that displaced numerous families.

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Submitted By Sara MaillacheruvuThursday, January 25, 2018 - 1:24pm

Christina likes Chicago for its weather, for its jazz, for its Latinx neighborhoods. She likes it for the CTA, for the literature, for the brownstones. But a list, however long, could never quite capture what the city means to her. She feels at home here, in large part, because of Chicago's diversity. She said, “Chicago has so many different populations. It just seems like there is a wider variety of scenes going on here.”

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Submitted By Colette WillardTuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:42pm

Chicago Studies Quarter 2017 began with a bang this year as we explored The Historic Town of Pullman. Students had the opportunity to critically engage with an active site of historic preservation and glean further information from the historic preservation society's President who joined them at the end of their tour.

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Submitted By Colette WillardTuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:32pm

CSQ Week 2 was an exciting look at those spaces and stories that surround the University of Chicago. Students had the opportunity to attend a professional academic conference focused on the life and work of poet Gwendolyn Brooks. The conference was further unique in that it featured CSQ Professor, Dr. Adrienne Brown and her work with Brooks' poetry and the space she occupied. After the conference our CSQ cohort joined Dr. Adam Green in a walk around Woodlawn neighborhood. Dr.

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Submitted By Colette WillardWednesday, November 16, 2016 - 2:49pm

The Department of Athletics and Recreation, Office of Sustainability, and the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Chicago launched a project this fall to enhance the environmental sustainability of the campus athletics program.

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Submitted By Anya MetzerThursday, May 26, 2016 - 5:11pm

Last Friday, the Study Chicago cohort dug deep to remember their high school Spanish classes for their visit to Little Village. The excursion was divided into two parts: the Toxics Tour led by Little Village Environmental Justice Organization’s (LVEJO) knowledgeable Joanna, and semi-structured free time to explore 26th Street.

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Submitted By Anya MetzerTuesday, May 24, 2016 - 9:12am

Professor Stephanie Anderson led an excursion to Spudnik Press where students got a chance to participate in the process of putting a book together. Read all about it and check out the photos here

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Submitted By Anya MetzerSunday, May 22, 2016 - 10:13am

How long are people supposed to be mourned? On our field trip to St. Sabina's Catholic Church and subsequently the Oak Woods Cemetery, I kept thinking, there's something weird about "remembering" people you don't personally remember. The thought first occurred to me as we were walking outside St. Sabina's, and saw a memorial the congregation had made to the victims of gun violence.

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Submitted By Anya MetzerTuesday, May 10, 2016 - 5:37pm

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