Features

A 1990s Mural At The 18th Street Station Will Be Restored By A Pilsen Artist

May 12, 2021

SIFK Faculty and Professor of Art History, Dr. Claudia Brittenham, shares her knowledge of Mesoamerican murals in a WBEZ article.
In the Media

Watch: “The Aeneid” by Professor Shadi Bartsch, in conversation with Dr. Anastasia Klimchynskaya

May 12, 2021

Tune in for topics including Vergil's choice of language, being a female translator of a "masculine text," and the epic's relevance in today's political climate.
Blogs

Four Things on Formations: Alex Campolo

May 10, 2021

A round-up of thought-provoking things from Alex Campolo, postdoctoral fellow at SIFK.
Blogs

Who Unearths the Past?: On the Work of The Dig

February 09, 2021

Joe Stadolnik watches The Dig, and sheds light on an obscure excavator of the past unlikely to inspire a Netflix movie
In the Media

The Doctor From Nazi Germany and the Search for Life on Mars

July 28, 2020

SIFK Postdoctoral Fellow Jordan Bimm chronicles the controversial history behind Mars Jars and NASA's Cold War personnel.
In the Media

What we lose when we turn our backs on persuasion

July 28, 2020

SIFK Director Shadi Bartsch and psychologist Pamela Paresky tackle the nuances of persuasion, argumentation, and seduction in the latest edition of Forward's opinion series, "On Persuasion".
Features

Helping Hands: Uncovering an Eighteenth-century Midwifery Manual

May 28, 2020

Margaret Carlyle writes on an 18th Century midwifery manual for McGill University's Osler Library of the History of Medicine