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  • Faculty examines community health equity in Chicago

    Faculty examines community health equity in Chicago

    ​"Community Health Equity" documents more than a century of work on health equity from Chicago. It testifies to the relentless efforts of many people from many communities determined to achieve something better, more humane and just.
  • Faculty member develops companion volume to ancient philosophy

    Faculty member develops companion volume to ancient philosophy

    ​"A Companion to Ancient Philosophy" is a collection of essays on a broad range of themes and figures spanning the entire period extending from the Pre-Socratics to Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic thinkers. 
  • Associate professor examines history of co-created theater in Chicago

    Associate professor examines history of co-created theater in Chicago

    ​"Ensemble-Made Chicago" brings together the work of a wide range of Chicago theater companies to share strategies for co-creating theatrical performance as an ensemble,​ providing histories of both co-created theater in Chicago and the various companies featured in the book.
  • Adjunct faculty member shares wisdom from community of persons with disabilities

    Adjunct faculty member shares wisdom from community of persons with disabilities

    ​"I Believe in You" is about trusting who we really are, learning to relate to ourselves and others beyond masks and projections. The book, grounded in stories from L'Arche communities in which people with and without intellectual disabilities live inclusively, brings together psychological and spiritual insights for anyone who wants to live authentically.
  • Aesthetic Reason and Imaginative Freedom: Friedrich Schiller and Philosophy

    Aesthetic Reason and Imaginative Freedom: Friedrich Schiller and Philosophy

    ​"Aesthetic Reason and Imaginative Freedom" draws attention to Friedrich Schiller as a philosophical thinker in his own right. The authors argue Schiller presents a robust philosophical program that can be favorably compared to those of his age, and that his works can guide us in our more contemporary philosophical concerns and approaches​.
  • DePaul geographers publish an introduction to geotechnology

    DePaul geographers publish an introduction to geotechnology

    ​"GIS: An Introduction to Mapping Technologies" provides an accessible introduction to geotechnology to a wide range of students. The techniques and approaches to problem solving, project organization and management, and data visualization are used with the intention of introducing students to the possibility of using GIS as a platform for making contributions to a wide range of programs.​
  • Faculty edits collection examining German romantic philosophy

    Faculty edits collection examining German romantic philosophy

    An edited collections of essays, ​"Brill's Companion to German Romantic Philosophy" examines aspects of the philosophical contributions of the early German Romantics and showcases the philosophical achievements of figures such as Schlegel, Novalis, Holderlin, and Wackenroder.
  • Faculty member edits book on Pope Francis

    Faculty member edits book on Pope Francis

    ​"New World Pope" book explores how Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis - the ideas, experiences, influences, and passions that have formed this pastor who has inspired, challenged, encouraged, and angered people worldwide. 
  • Philosophy professor examines the aesthetics and life of art

    Philosophy professor examines the aesthetics and life of art

    ​Through an analysis of concrete examples taken from everyday experience and culture, “Beautiful, Bright, and Blinding” develops an aesthetic methodology founded on a phenomenological approach to experience. Refusing hierarchical distinctions between high and low art, the book argues that we must conceptualize the whole of human experience as aesthetic: art is lived and living is an art.
  • Faculty members offer new translation of Rousseau writings

    Faculty members offer new translation of Rousseau writings

    ​This classroom edition of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s political writings includes new translations of On the Social Contract, the Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, the Discourse on the Origins of Inequality, and the Preface to Narcissus.​
  • Beasts at Bedtime: Revealing the Environmental Wisdom in Children

    Beasts at Bedtime: Revealing the Environmental Wisdom in Children's Literature

    ​In "Beasts at Bedtime," scientist and father Liam Heneghan examines the environmental underpinnings of children's stories. From "Beatrix Potter" to "Harry Potter," Heneghan unearths the universal insights into our inextricable relationship with nature that underlie so many classic children's stories.​
  • Apocalypse, Darling

    Apocalypse, Darling

    ​A nonfiction narrative by the Department of English's Barrie Jean Borch, "Apocalypse, Darling" centers on the author's return to a decimated landscape for a misbegotten wedding. As concise as a poem and as sweeping as an epic novel, "Apocalypse, Darling" explores the intersection of American traditional and self-invented social identities, and the destruction and re-greening of industrial cityscapes. ​
  • Assistant professor analyzes communications on fossil fuel divestment

    Assistant professor analyzes communications on fossil fuel divestment

    ​"Communicating about Fossil Fuel Divestment" analyzes how divestment is a socially responsible investing tactic to remove assets from a sector or industry based on moral objections to its business practices, with historical roots in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. ​
  • Associate professor explores comic book movies in upcoming book

    Associate professor explores comic book movies in upcoming book

    ​Movies based on comic books and their characters have inspired many innovations to Hollywood's business model, with film franchises and transmedia storytelling helping to ensure the genre will continue its reign over popular culture for years to come. "Comic Book Movies" explores how this genre of film offers audiences modern-day myths, sometimes even incorporating ancient mythic figures while also engaging with the questions that haunt a post-9/11 world.​
  • Catechisms and women

    Catechisms and women's writing and seventeenth-century England

    ​"Catechisms and Women's Writing" examines original works composed by female catechists - both in manuscript and print - and the construction of these materials from other sources.​
  • Public relations faculty share advice for strategic communicators

    Public relations faculty share advice for strategic communicators

    ​"Mastering Business for Strategic Communicators" provides strategic communications and public relations students and professionals with expert insights and advice into the various major business functions and departments. The authors also will host a book signing in the Loop Campus Barnes & Noble on Thursday, Jan. 18. ​
  • Adjunct instructor explores urban emergency management

    Adjunct instructor explores urban emergency management

    ​Fifty-five percent of the world's population - and growing - now lives in cities. "Urban Emergency Management: Planning and Response for the 21st Century" examines the concepts and practices of emergency management in the context of the complex challenges faced by the contemporary city. ​
  • Professor examines Earth

    Professor examines Earth's essential life forms

    ​Take a journey through the curious and wonderful science of Earth's smallest life forms, from the mammalian gut to the ocean floor, in "Planet of Microbes: The Perils and Potential of Earth's Essential Life Forms."​
  • Adjunct faculty member explores coexistence of humans and animals

    Adjunct faculty member explores coexistence of humans and animals

    ​Did you know cockroaches care for their young? "Humans and Animals: A Geography of Coexistence" features short essays, packed with interesting information about the ways human and animal lives intersect. ​
  • Communication professor explores the relationship between humor, identity and offense

    Communication professor explores the relationship between humor, identity and offense

    ​"Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication" highlights patterns of criticism and public debate in the relationship between humor, identity and offense.​