Six UChicago scholars elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 28, 2020

SIFK Faculty Member William Howell is one of six UChicago scholars to be named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The Shortlist for the 2019 Tony Lothian Prize has been Announced

January 09, 2020

SIFK Postdoctoral Fellow Joe Stadolnik was shortlisted for the 2019 Tony Lothian Prize for his book in progress: "The Unsettled Life of Duarte Brandão."

SIFK Fellow Wins Modernist Studies Association Prize for an Edition, Anthology, or Essay Collection

October 22, 2019

Postdoctoral Fellow Isaiah Lorado Wilner won the Modernist Studies Association Prize with his book "Indigenous Visions" earlier this month.
In the Media

The Impeachment Process: How It Works

October 01, 2019

SIFK Core Faculty Member William Howell weighs in on President Trump's possible impeachment

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.

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

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

‘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