Activating Heritage 2023 – March 6



Young Kim is Associate Professor and Head of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, as well as Associate Professor of History, at UIC. His research and teaching interests focus on the ancient Mediterranean world. Prior to arriving at UIC, he worked as the Director of Education for the Onassis Foundation USA.

On this panel, Young will discuss various engaged humanities projects he has worked on, both at the Onassis Foundation and at UIC, including the Humanities Impact Program and the Luis Alfaro Residency Project. He will also discuss his outreach work to the Greek American community in Chicago.

Adrienne Kochman Adrienne Kochman, PhD is an art historian, curator and educator from Chicago. Formerly Associate Professor of Art History and Adjunct Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Indiana University Northwest, she currently teaches at the SAIC and since 2017, is curator at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art. Projects include Increment: Barbara Cooper, Shona MacDonald, Yoonshin Park (2018); Raw Reckoning: Michael Paxton (2019) and Michel Andreenko: Revisited and Michel Andreenko and Ukrainian Artists in Paris (2022) on the Ukrainian modernist. Agency: Craft in Chicago from the 1970s-80s and Beyond is planned for the Terra Foundation’s Art Design Chicago 2024.

Lisa Dush Lisa Dush is an associate professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse at DePaul University, where she teaches courses in professional and digital writing. She also serves as Faculty Director of HumanitiesX: DePaul’s Experiential Humanities Collaborative and coordinates DePaul’s Graduate Certificate in Strategic Writing and Advancement for Nonprofits.

Moderator: Mónica Félix – Chicago Cultural Alliance