Faculty + Staff News / January 22, 2013
Stephen Asma (HHSS) wrote "The Myth of Universal Love," which was based on his book Against Fairness and published online January 5, 2013, by The New York Times. Asma's Against Fairness was also reviewed by the Wall Street Journal. Additionally, Asma will give a lecture, titled "Karma and Craving: Buddhist Perspectives on Sin," January 24 at Northern Illinois University's Art Museum.
Dave Berner's (Radio) new story "Guitar Heroes" is in the January 2013 issue of the literary magazine Under the Gum Tree.
Adam Brooks and Mathew Wilson (Art + Design) were featured in TimeOut Chicago because their exhibition "Industry of the Ordinary" is on display through February 17 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Mort Castle and Sam Weller (Fiction Writing) edited Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury, which recently received a Golden Bot Award from Wired Magazine as one of the Best Books of 2012 in the Adult Fiction category.
Roberta Duchak (Theatre) was featured in a Sun-Times article for her work as a voice coach on the feature film Les Miserables, working with famous actors like Russel Crowe and Hugh Jackman.
Julie Hillery (Fashion Studies) was profiled in an article for ChicagoTalks about how she uses her experience in the fashion industry to enhance her students' education and give them a better chance of succeeding in the real world.
Karen Irvine (Museum of Contemporary Photography) was featured in F Newsmagazine for her background story and curating work at Columbia College Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Photography.
Jason Lazarus (Photography) was featured in TimeOut Chicago for a short interview about graphic image formats, or GIFs, and his upcoming film, twohundredfiftysixcolors, which combines thousands of animated GIFs.
Judy Natal (Photography) led an artist conversation titled "Photography That Thinks, Acts, And Sees: Social Engagement and the Shifting Sands of Photographic Practice" January 16 at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans.
Nicole Leinbach Reyhle (Fashion Studies) was the January 16 featured speaker for the Downtown St. Charles Partnership's Business Exchange, presenting "Marketing on a Dime." Reyhle is the founder and editorial director of Retail Minded magazine and RetailMinded.com.
Cole Robertson (Library) recently received an Illinois Arts Council Grant in support of his new photographic series, "Defaced Library Books."
Sharon Ross (Television) wrote an essay titled "Television's Invitation to Participate," which is featured in the upcoming book Spreadable Media, collaboratively written by Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, Joshua Green, and several other contributors.
Andra Velis Simon (Theatre) served as the musical director for The Hypocrites theatre company's productions of Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado, which were featured on a segment for Chicago Tonight.