Vendor in Mahila Bazaar
In the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, students might focus on land use, transportation, housing, community activism, public administration, urban design, stewarding environmental resources, or economic development, and that work can take them across the planet. For her research in New Delhi, master's degree candidate Swati Rastogi examined whether bazaars set up for women vendors improved their safety, economic status, and stability.
Photo by Swati Rastogi.
Why Did Desdemona Love the Moor?
Although the planned production of Why Did Desdemona Love the Moor? at the 2020 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival had to be scrapped, noted Williams scholar Tom Mitchell directed a staged reading of this early work with sexual and racial themes inside a tent outside Krannert Center.
Photo by Darrell Hoemann.
Modern Dance Class
In fall 2020, the Department of Dance extended its rehearsal and class spaces to include the outdoors. With masks, appropriate distancing, and fresh air, the safety and exuberance displayed during Jan Erkert's modern class—plus others throughout the semester—encouraged everyone on campus to innovate and continue pursuing their research, studies, and career paths.
Photo by Natalie Fiol.
Paintings by Laurie Hogan
Laurie Hogan, the associate director of the Painting and Sculpture Program, harnesses the vulgarity and emotional intensity of contemporary culture in her animal portraits, which seethe with human impulses and join still life traditions with allegory and commentary.
Unnatural Urges (Blaze Orange), 2008. Habit Bunnies Red, 2016.