News

Isaiah Lorado Wilner Awarded 2019 Article Prize from the Forum for the History of the Human Sciences

July 31, 2019

In Wilner’s hands, Franz Boas, a supposed producer of modern anthropology, is transformed into an interlocuter and translator of indigenous peoples‘ knowledge.
In the Media

Drawn to Comics

May 15, 2019

See what "Medicine on the Midway" has to say about SIFK Faculty member Brian Callender's class "Graphic Medicine"
In the Media

Recap: An atheist and two believers debate the future of religion

May 10, 2019

If you couldn't make "Religion, Identity, and the Construction of Faith," take a look at UChicago Magazine's recap of our sold out event!
In the Media

Why Is Silicon Valley So Obsessed With the Virtue of Suffering?

April 03, 2019

Ada Palmer helps provide insight on why the Stoics continue to be the dominant thought leaders impacting the tech world.
In the Media

Why Trump’s decision to intervene in campus speech policies is so dangerous

April 03, 2019

SIFK Faculty Member Ada Palmer explains that while Trump might be encouraging unrestricted speech, he’s creating a method for others to do the opposite.
News

Purely Evidence-Based Policy Doesn’t Exist

March 12, 2019

Nobel laureate and SIFK Professor Lars Peter Hansen on why data needs theory to be useful
News

Politically Polarized Teams Produce Better Work

March 05, 2019

UChicago’s Knowledge Lab analyzed Wikipedia pages to find that collaborations with balanced ideological diversity and strong guidelines produce higher quality articles
In the Media

SIFK Faculty Member William Howell on Trump’s State of the Union

February 14, 2019

Howell's Op-Ed contribution to the Hill discusses Trump's risk in pushing aside populism to occupy a grand stage
News

‘The Fetus in Utero’ exhibit reveals mysteries of the womb

February 12, 2019

The Chicago Tribune covers 'The Fetus in Utero' exhibit curated by SIFK members Margaret Carlyle and Brian Callender
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.
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."
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.