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New at the Institute
The deadline for Franke event proposals is Friday, February 5.

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New at the Institute
Learn more about the three new exciting initiatives launching this fall at the Franke Institute.

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New at the Institute
The Humanities Without Walls Consortium has awarded thirty pre-doctoral fellowships for the 2016 summer workshop on Alternative Academic Careers, including two fellowships to UChicago graduate students.

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Franke 25
Franke 25On November 10, the Franke Institute celebrated its 25th anniversary with a symposium.

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Steven RingsJanuary 13, 2016
Candace Vogler
, “on the Connections Between Virtue, Happiness, and Meaning”
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February 4, 2015
Steven Rings, "'Don't Think Twice, It's All Right': A Genealogy"
The introduction is given by Martha Fedlman.
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November 5, 2014
Theaster Gates, "I Need A Title For My Talk, But For Now its Untitled"
The introduction is given by Matthew Jesse Jackson.
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Coming Up
Regenstein windowCourses offered by the Center for Disciplinary Innovation:

Fall 2015
Nomads, Networks, and Political Complexity in the Ancient Near East offered by Richard Payne (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations) and Emily Hammer (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations)

Reproduction/Reproduction: A Context for Dante offered by Carlo Ginzburg (UCLA) & Justin Steinberg (Romance Languages & Literatures)

Winter 2016
Philology as a Way of Life: Humanism and the Classics offered by Rocco Rubini (Romance Languages & Literatures) and Boris Maslov (Comparative Literature)

Data Visualization: Aesthetics, Intent, and Practice
offered by Jason Salavon (Visual Arts) and Gordon Kindlmann (Computer Science)

Spring 2016
Colonial and Postcolonial Intimacies: African, Writing Images / Picturing Words offered by Srikanth Reddy (English) and Jessica Stockholder (Visual Arts)

Color & Culture in Japan & Beyond: An Interdisciplinary Approach offered by Chelsea Foxwell (Art History) and Henry Smith (Columbia University)

Enslavement and Performativity in Comparative Perspective offered by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz (Romance Languages & Literatures) and Reginald Jackson (University of Michigan)

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Also see: Disciplines & Technologies is a Mellon funded project with the Center for Disciplinary Innovation.

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