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According to Magazine reports, the University has long valued diversity. Witness this item on the June 9, 1914, convocation: “Among the Associates was a Filipino, and among the Masters were a Hindu and a Chinese. In the Divinity School a Japanese received the degree of bachelor of Divinity and a blind man also received the same degree.” At least one group, however, may have gotten the short shrift: the convocation address, delivered by Harvard professor Kuno Francke, covered “The Unpopularity of German Literature.”
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Cultural studies
Idle hands
When they can find a free moment, Chicago students try their hands at a host of hobbies, honing their gaming skills, sharpening those card-shark reflexes, or showing off their latest creations. Photographer Lloyd DeGrane found a few U of Cers with time to kill.
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Out of the ring, into the fire
A Frenchman who learned to box at the Woodlawn Boys Club, Loic Wacquant, AM’86, PhD’94, also spars in academic circles.
Loic Wacquant’s doctorates—from Chicago and from l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris—are in sociology. But when Wacquant, AM’86, PhD’94, visited campus in early May, he came as the guest of the anthropology department, talking about a new form of ethnography as practiced in his long-awaited book, Body and Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer (Oxford University Press, 2004).
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