All arts humanities

Alt text: Blue wooden bench in a gallery with text painted on it. The back of the bench reads, "This exhibition has asked me to stand for too long." The seat reads, "Sit if you agree."

February 10, 2022

Gallery 400 exhibit ‘Crip*’ tackles assumptions of what is ‘normal’

Alongside the exhibition, a “Crip*” Colloquium will be co-presented by Gallery 400 and the UIC Disability Cultural Center

Andy Baker, UIC Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Theatre and Music.

December 9, 2021

UIC music professor’s classical album spotlights forgotten works by composer with Chicago ties

Partial funding for the album came from UIC’s Awards for Creative Activity program and featured several UIC faculty and students

The Backward River Festival

October 5, 2021

Backward River Festival presents a celebration of water, art, activism

Hosted Oct. 16-17 by UIC’s Freshwater Lab

September 22, 2021

$5M Mellon Foundation grant to support a national initiative in Latino humanities studies

Features consortium with all 16 Hispanic-Serving Institutions in the country that have R1 designation

September 22, 2021

Subvención de $5 millones de la Fundación Mellon apoya iniciativa nacional en estudios de humanidades Latinas

Cuenta con un consorcio de las 16 instituciones en el país con la designación R1 sirviendo a los hispanos

Gallery 400 Art Opening - Tunji Adeniyi-Jones_Blue Dancer

August 26, 2021

‘Young, Gifted, and Black’: Nationally traveling exhibition reopens UIC’s Gallery 400

The exhibition runs from Sept. 2 through Dec. 11 with multiple events featuring ‘Young, Gifted, and Black’ artists

Fulbright logo

August 11, 2021

UIC announces students, alumni offered Fulbright awards for 2021-2022

Five offered the prestigious opportunity to study, conduct research and teach abroad

RHartshorne JPlunkard. Credit Nicholas James

July 28, 2021

Announcing the Hartshorne and Plunkard Fellowship in Architecture

HPA, an architecture, planning and interior design firm was founded in 1987 by UIC alums.

Critical Language Scholarship

July 26, 2021

UIC student, alumna selected for State Department Critical Language Scholarship

Award supports intensive study of Indonesian, Russian languages

Actor Stephanie Shum who plays Aya in "Hummingbird" navigates the virtual reality stage wearing a VR headset.

June 23, 2021

UIC’s ‘Hummingbird’ play a union between design, engineering and theater in virtual reality

Immersive play in UIC’s Electronic Visualization Lab shows how ‘technology can really tell a story’

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