the evolutionary clock with fossils and DNA
typical expedition for paleontologist Michael J. Foote, SM'88,
PhD'89, means a short walk across the science quad from his second-floor
office in Hinds Laboratory to the John Crerar Library. The professor
in geophysical sciences has nothing against fieldwork-last summer
he spent a week helping two Chicago graduate students collect
fossils in the Marshall Wilderness of northwest Montana.
goddess, the anger of Peleus' son Achilleus and its devastation,
which put pains thousandfold upon the Achaians
begins Richmond Lattimore's translation of Homer's Iliad,
a text famously centered around the ire of Achilleus (or Achilles)
at being dishonored by his leaders. Achilles's anger is translated
by other writers as wrath and even mania. Emil Coccaro,
the director of the clinical neuroscience and psychopharmacology
research unit in the Department of Psychiatry might more accurately-if
less poetically-diagnose the Greek warrior with IED: Intermittent
Come and see the race's daredevil movie star," reads an advertisement
for the Owl Theater in the January 19, 1918, Chicago Defender.
"Noble M. Johnson supported by Eddie Polo in 'The Bull's
Eye.' Most sensational serial ever filmed! 18 episodes."
At 47th and State Streets in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood,
the Owl was one in a stretch of theaters along the "Stroll,"
a lively business district catering to the South Side's black
residents during the early 20th century.