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Newman: On necessities, luxuries and labor in the humanities

Barbara Newman, Op-Ed Contributor, English professor

April 21, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

You love your lit courses — you know you do. Perhaps Dickens was your favorite: You could almost feel the London fog swirling into your lungs. Or how about that wild and crazy Chaucer class where you acted out “The Miller’s...

New Spring Break program aims to introduce students to humanities

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus

For the first time, Northwestern students who aren’t planning to leave campus during Spring Break will be able to participate in a week full of activities as part of a new program from the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities. The...

Chicago Humanities Festival to come to Evanston

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 24, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

A humanities festival featuring several different speakers and events will be coming to Evanston on Saturday before continuing in Chicago until Nov. 9. The annual Chicago Humanities Festival presents events that focus on...