2017-18 Global Voices Article and Interview Series

In Autumn 2015, the Global Voices Lecture & Performing Arts Series launched the Global Voices Interview Series, a program which enables the Global Voices - Metcalf interns to showcase some of the unique perspectives of our guests through interviews and articles. 

Driven to Change: An Interview with Professor Paul Josephson

Rena Slavin

October 5, 2017

International House at the University of Chicago hosted Professor Paul Josephson’s lecture entitled Speed Bumps, Traffic Calming, and Rebuilding the Built Environment. Professor Josephson teaches History and Science, Technology, and Society at Colby College. In his talk, Professor Josephson explored the history of traffic and used the speed bump as a case study for a comparative analysis of several countries’ experiences with traffic calming. Before the lecture, Global Voices-Metcalf Fellow Rena Slavin spoke with Professor Josephson about his recently published book, Traffic, part of Bloomsbury Academic’s Object Lessons series. Read the interview here.


Voices in Your Head: International House to host A Capella concert

On November 22, 2017, Danielle Tarigha published an article in the Hyde Park Herald promoting the upcoming Voices in Your Head concert. Read the article here.

 

 

 

 

 


International House to host South Asian Music Ensemble

On February 22, 2018, Sophie Desch published an article in the Hyde Park Herald promoting the upcoming South Asian Music Ensemble. Read the article here.

 

 

 

 

 


International House to host Secret Drum Band

On March 28, 2018, Renee Wehrle published an article in the Hyde Park Herald promoting the upcoming Secret Drum Band performance and lecture. Read the article here.

 

 

 

 

 


International House to host Chinese-Canadian Film Festival

On April 4, 2018, Elisa Bayoumi published an article in the Hyde Park Herald promoting the upcoming Chinese-Canadian film festival. Read the article here.

 

 

 

 

 


Always Too Much and Never Enough: An Interview with Activist Jasmin Singer

Renee Wehrle

April 14, 2018 

 

International House at the University of Chicago hosted Animal Rights Activist Jasmin Singer, a well-known author, podcast host, and Senior Editor of the award-winning VegNews magazine. In her recent memoir, titled Always Too Much and Never Enough, Singer explores her own journey to developing compassion for herself, others, and animals through veganism and being truly full. Before her talk, Global Voices-Metcalf Fellow Renee Wehrle spoke with Singer about her numerous projects, her development as an activist, and her hopes for the future of animal rights activism. Read the interview here.

 

 


International House to host Tuvan Throat Singing Ensemble

On April 25, 2018, Sophie Desch published an article in the Hyde Park Herald promoting the upcoming Tuvan Throat Singing Ensemble Alash. Read the article here.

 

 

 

 

 


Pozen Center for Human Rights to Host Dr. Carol Anderson for Annual Human Rights Lecture at International House

On May 25, 2018, Sophie Desch published an article in the Hyde Park Herald promoting the 2018 Annual Robert H. Kirschner Human Rights Memorial Lecture with Dr. Carol Anderson. Read the article here.