Skip to main content

Lawrence Weschler joins Chicago Humanities Festival

PUBLISHED: January 28, 2006

Lawrence Weschler, contributing editor to VQR, has been named the Artistic Director for the Chicago Humanities Festival. The Festival runs annually in November and its theme for 2006 will be “Peace and War: Facing Human Conflict.” Weschler, a former staff writer for The New Yorker, currently heads (and will continue to run) the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University. Weschler’s most recent essay in VQR is an examination of the graphics of the Polish Solidarity movement.

Recommended Reading