Announcements

SIFK Postdoc Eduardo Escobar wins Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Technology

January 17, 2019

The 2018 Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship is awarded to Dr. Eduardo Escobar (University of Chicago) for his project, “The Scribal Craft: Cuneiform Recipe Knowledge and the Language of Technology.
In the Media

Podcast: Demetra Kasimis - The Perpetual Immigrant and the Limits of Athenian Democracy

January 16, 2019

SIFK Faculty Demetra Kasimis (Political Science) discusses her new book in podcast "The Political Theory Review."
SIFK BLOG!

‘You,’ ‘Us,’ and ‘Them’: Glass and Procedural Knowledge in Cuneiform Cultures

December 14, 2018

Eduardo Escobar's latest piece on glass and procedural knowledge in Cuneiform Cultures
News

Historian Ada Palmer traces censorship of radical ideas across centuries

December 14, 2018

Ada Palmer hosts a series of dialogues designed to tackle how censorship and technology have influenced the dissemination of information through time and across disciplines.
News

Q&A: Scholar from Puerto Rico discusses research project with UChicago faculty

October 11, 2018

University of Puerto Rico Professor Evaluz Cotto-Quijano discusses her research, its impact on Puerto Rico, and what's next.
News

Wu Hung will deliver the 2018 Nuveen Lecture at The Divinity School

October 10, 2018

Wu Hung will deliver a talk titled "Miraculous Icons and Dynastic Time: Narrating Buddhist Images in Medieval China."
In the Media

Professor Wu Hung (East Asian Languages and Civilizations) in an interview with Tableau Magazine

October 03, 2018

Wu Hung discusses his interest in art history, his 2020 Smart Museum exhibit, and more.
In the Media

How an Apple Watch can cause problems for the healthcare industry

September 17, 2018

Professor Adam Cifu and other healthcare experts sound off on how the electrocardiogram (ECG) app may deliver false positives to users that overburden the healthcare industry.
News

Two Stevanovich Institute members named as researchers on Foundation of Polish Science TEAM grant

August 10, 2018

Visiting Professor Adam Kola & IFK faculty member Haun Saussy join "Core Concepts of Historical Thinking" project team
News

Stevanovich Institute Director to deliver four lectures at Oberlin College & Conservatory

August 10, 2018

The Martin Lectures at Oberlin have been presented since 1929, and are among the most prestigious lecture series in Classics in the country.
Announcements

Looking for a Good Book?

July 16, 2018

Who says that lying on the beach isn't exercise? Exercise your mind with the Formation of Knowledge Summer Reading List!
In the Media

Lars Peter Hansen Joins Chinese Committee Focused on Societal Implications of Technology

June 28, 2018

Alibaba Group announced the establishment of Luohan Academy, an open research platform created to address challenges faced by societies arising from the rapid development of digital technologies.
SIFK BLOG!

What can comic books do for the medical profession?

June 19, 2018

UChicago physician Brian Callender explains "graphic medicine."
News

National Gallery names art historian Wu Hung as 2019 Mellon Lecturer

June 11, 2018

Stevanovich Institute affililated faculty member Wu Hung will deliver the 68th annual A.W. Mellon Lectures on the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art.