Wolfe Publishes New Essay, Honors Gene Wolfe

Professional and Liberal Studies Professor Gary Wolfe recently published a new essay, “Fantasy from Dryden to Dunsany,” in The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy, edited by Farah Mendlesohn and Edward James, from Cambridge University Press (January 2012).

On March 17th, Gary Wolfe also served as Master of Ceremonies as the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame presented Gene Wolfe with the first “Fuller Award,” acknowledging an outstanding lifetime contribution to literature.

  

SUST Professors Discuss “Costs” in Loop Value Exhibit

RU’s Sustainability Studies co-founders Associate Professor Mike Bryson and Assistant Professor Carl Zimring both serve on the advisory board to the Chicago Architecture Foundation for the Loop Value exhibit, which opened recently in the CitySpace Gallery. The exhibit shares information about the real environmental costs of a variety of goods and services, including household items and even pets.

Here, Bryson discusses how much the “highly transformed” Chicago river costs and Zimring evaluates how much a cell phone costs, especially those that are “hidden.”

The exhibit is free, and open seven days a week from 9:30am-5pm.