Kenneth Warren to Deliver 2016 Nuveen Lecture

Kenneth Warren, Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of English; also in the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture and the Committee on Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities at the University of Chicago, will deliver the 2016 John S. Nuveen Lecture. The title of Prof. Warren's lecture is  “William Faulkner and the Franchise."

Marshall Sahlins lecture

Marshall Sahlins, the Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and of Social Sciences, will deliver a public lecture, "The Original Political Society."   

Dying a Christian Death in the 21st Century

An outstanding group of Christian ethicists and theologians will address questions related to end-of-life care in a four-part annual series on care at the end-of-life to be held 2016-2019. 

Battle of the Gods

Every quarter our student-run coffeeshop, Grounds of Being, runs a "battle of the gods" – with the winner determined by patron tips. This quarter our battle features the "divine feminine," godly women from a variety of traditions. Week one, currently raging: Joan of Arc "vs" Rabia Basri.