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James Baldwin with Statues James Baldwin Among The Philosophers
James Baldwin’s work is widely recognized for its religious overtones and influences as well as for its critiques of racism and heterosexual norms. His work is equally important as a contribution to American philosophy.
Locations
Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room
Sept. 25 — Dec. 31, 2017
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Subjects
African-American Studies
Religion
Exhibits
James Baldwin with Statues James Baldwin Among The Philosophers
James Baldwin’s work is widely recognized for its religious overtones and influences as well as for its critiques of racism and heterosexual norms. His work is equally important as a contribution to American philosophy.
Locations
Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room
Sept. 25 — Dec. 31, 2017
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Subjects
African-American Studies
Religion
Students take Placement Tests at the University of Chicago Field House,  1945. Mental Measurements: Selections from the University of Chicago Library Test Collection
A mini-exhibit showcasing a sampling of unique items in the University of Chicago Library Test Collection.
Locations
Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room
Oct. 30 — Jan. 7, 2013
Subjects
Education
Psychology
Cover of O Brother Where Art Thou O Homer, Where Art Thou? Adaptations of the Iliad and Odyssey: Ancient and Modern
A two-case exhibit displaying a wide array of adaptations of the Homeric epics running from January 5 – February 28, 2014, in the Joseph Regenstein Library, Fourth Floor.
Locations
Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room
Jan. 5 — Feb. 28, 2014
Subjects
Classics
Wiesel Representations of the Holocaust in the Arts and the Legacy of Elie Wiesel (1928-2016)
An exhibit in two cases that examines artistic representations of the Holocaust and the polemics they created as a reflection on the legacy of the work of Elie Wiesel (1928-2016).
Locations
Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room
Aug. 16 — Oct. 31, 2016
Subjects
Jewish Studies