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American Prison Writing Archive – Studio Chi Events

On Thursday, February 7th Studio Chi will be hosting Doran Larson, Walcott-Bartlett Professor of Literature & Creative Writing at Hamilton College, for two events that are free and open to the public.  Larson is the Director and Principal Investigator of the NEH-funded The American Prison Writing Archive. The American Prison

Voices of Protest/Voces de Protesta Exhibit Now Open in Special Collections and Archives

DePaul University Special Collections and Archives is proud to announce the opening of our newest exhibit, Voices of Protest/Voces de Protesta. Voices of Protest/Voces de Protesta features a rotating exhibit of protest art compiled from portfolios recently purchased by Special Collections and Archives. The protest art is presented in both

New Year’s Resolutions, Reconsidered

The practice of setting (and possibly breaking) New Year’s resolutions dates back several centuries.  Merriam-Webster cites journal entries from the 17th century and an 1813 newspaper article to date the emergence of this annual tradition.  Wikipedia suggests it’s far older, dating back to the Babylonian practice of making promises to