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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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The University of Chicago’s Independent Student Newspaper since 1892

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The doors to the Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures (ISAC), formerly known as the Oriental Institute.

New Names Can’t Erase Institutionalized Mistakes

By Maroon Editorial Board / May 15, 2023

As museums around the country grapple with the very essence of what they are due to our country’s ongoing racial reckoning, many have uncovered dark histories of racism, colonialism, cultural appropriation,...

The Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures viewed from the northeast

Oriental Institute Renamed Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures

By Neive Rodriguez / April 4, 2023
The updated name and logo for both the institute and its associated museum are intended to reflect ISAC’s research more accurately.
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