By Peter Benson
"We live under a regime that is worse than Plessy, because both law and social practice today produce a society that is unapologetically both separate and unequal."

Read excerpts from Roderick A. Ferguson's Sept. 29 lecture, "The University and the Combinations of Heart and Mind," a tribute to the late Dean James E. McLeod and an exploration of the possibilities of higher education.

Freedom's Ballot: African American Political Struggles in Chicago from Abolition to the Great Migration
Looking ahead to the Faculty Book Celebration on Nov. 4, we talk with former crime reporter Maggie Garb (History) about her latest work.

By Vincent Sherry
Sherry introduces the 2014 recipient of the biennial International Humanities Medal and Prize, contemporary poetry's Explicator-in-Chief, Marjorie Perloff.


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