About Colloquium

Colloquium is an online journal founded by recent graduates of the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities and edited by alumni and current students. Published twice a year, Colloquium showcases interdisciplinary writing—including critical essays, fiction, poetry—as well as videos, music, photography, and other projects by MAPH students, alumni, and friends. The journal’s web-based format allows Colloquium to present UChicago-caliber creativity and scholarship in a multitude of mediums to a worldwide audience.


Colloquium News

  • 7/13/15: '"It's Hell, and I Like It": On the Uncomforts of Home," an essay by Jonathan Baker (MAPH 12') is features on High Plains Public Radio's "Morning Edition."
  • 8/8/13: “The Serpent, Subtle and Brazen: Idolatry, Imagemaking, and the Hebrew Bible,” an essay by Carina del Valle Schorske (MAPH ’13) is one of Mosaic Magazine’s Editor’s Picks.
  • 8/7/13: Issue 2 is featured on Bookforum’s Omnivore blog.
  • 6/20/13: The video for “The Humanities beyond the Academy: A Colloquium on Colloquium,” our alumni weekend panel discussion, is now online. 
  • 4/13: Colloquium is featured in Tableau magazine. 
  • 12/12/12: "The Great Tavern of the Mind," an interview with three of Colloquium's founding members, is published in The University of Chicago Magazine.