Scholars and artists on the complex history of Chicago’s public art [Audio]

Art, Publics, Politics: Legacies of the Wall of Respect was a symposium held at the Block Museum on April 28 and 29, 2017.  Presented in partnership between the Block Museum of Art and the Northwestern University Department of Art History the two day event brought together artists and scholars of the generations that followed the […]

Illuminating the Shadows: Film Criticism in Focus

Leading film critics from across the country and Chicago took part in a three day conference exploring the past, present, and future of film criticism. Audio recordings of the conference’s three panel discussions are available here. Panel One: Past Perfect—Critical Histories, Seminal Touchstones, and Rediscoveries Moderator: Nick Davis (Assistant Professor, English and Gender Studies, Northwestern […]