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.

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

Famine Is a Choice

May 11, 2020

SIFK Postdoctoral Fellow Yan Slobodkin writes for Slate: "One billion people are now food-insecure. But starvation is not an inevitability."

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.

‘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

What can we learn about the history of alchemy from a Twitter feed?

April 27, 2018

SIFK postdoctoral fellow Eduardo A. Escobar shares his experience teaching the history of alchemy for his spring course titled “Secrecy and Science” (KNOW 27005).

Wu Hung honored for helping create field of contemporary Chinese art history

November 09, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Wu Hung for being named the College Art Association's 2018 Distinguished Scholar.

In Stevanovich Institute lecture, Jared Diamond examines evolution of religion

June 05, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses research, ‘curious beliefs’ of humans

Macol Cerda appointed as Executive Director of the Stevanovich Institute

July 21, 2015

Macol Stewart Cerda, a leader in fostering collaborative research with broad societal impact, has been named executive director of the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge