Dr. Jennifer Richardson lectured on Beyoncé’s tilt toward pop-as-politics, particularly in her latest album, Lemonade.

Lecturer Gets Fingers Sticky With Lemonade

“Beyoncé whitened herself in an attempt to be ‘palatable’ by a culture that needed her to be that [way], and she’s aware of that: she critiques that in ‘Pretty Hurts,’ she critiques that in Lemonade.”


54th Annual FOTA Springs Into Art

FOTA’s goal is to expose students to all forms of art regardless of their prior experience with the art world. “We try to get everybody involved in making art or just appreciate something new. [For example,] whether they like painting or ballet, they also get to see fashion.”

UChicago Alum’s Musical Charity Pareto Optimal

“As I try to navigate my way through the finance and music industries, I am so grateful for the problem solving skills I developed while at school,” says Leamy. “The University of Chicago taught me how to think.”

the Sketch

Chicago’s South Side and the Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project The Prison and Neighborhood Arts Project (PNAP), a Chicago organization… Read more »