Archives for 2022

2022

Haymarket Affair -Its Influence to Chicago’s Labor Movements Today-

Author: Kosuke Sato Program of Study: Master of Public Policy (MPP), Harris School of Public Policy (HAR) Description: Do you know about the labor movement tragedy that occurred 130 years ago in Chicago? This podcast will provide you with information about the Haymarket Affair in Chicago in 1896 and the impact it has on the modern Chicago labor movement....
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2022

Migration, Sounds, and the History of Chicago Blues

Author: Santiago De Zubiría Program of Study: Master of Public Policy (MPP), Harris School of Public Policy (HAR) Description: In this episode, Santiago talks about the Chicago Blues and how exploring its history can help us to understand the relationship between migration and music. During the Great Migration caused by segregation, poor conditions, and the Jim Crow laws, African-American...
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2022

“Searching for a Taste of Home: From Peru to Chicago and beyond”

Author: Ricardo M. Rizo Patrón Program of Study: Master of Law (LLM), Law School Description: In order to experience a taste from home, I began searching for Peruvian restaurants in Chicago. As will I explain in my podcast, not only my fellow countrymen, but people from all over the world living in the Windy City, as well as born...
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2022

Ruins of An Abandoned Past: Steelworkers Park

Author: Renbin Su Program of Study: Master of Law (LLM), Law School On a rainy and grey Sunday, my friend Renbin and I are finally on the 6th bus after several failed attempts to navigate ourselves via our mobile maps. 6th bus is Jackson Express, which comes all the way from Downtown and goes down to the South. We...
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2022

Chicago’s Infrastructure Development: Problem, Awareness and Solution

Author: Chengxi (Ace) Yang Program of Study: PhD in Chemistry, Physical Sciences Division (PSD) Description: The podcast provides a brief review of how infrastructure in Chicago developed throughout history. It also discusses how the construction of public utility shapes people’s awareness and activities. Listen here: Transcript (provided by author): Welcome to ELI’s Finding Chicago Global Perspectives Podcast Series for...
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2022

The Reversal of the Chicago River: The Environmental Effects

Author: Sangyoon Lee Program of Study: PhD in Chemistry, Physical Sciences Division (PSD) Description: The direction of the Chicago river has been reversed to prevent the pollution of Lake Michigan from the city’s sewage. The gigantic engineering project was a success, but at what cost? Here we focus on the reversal’s various environmental effects on the river’s ‘new downstream’....
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2022

“Black Exodus” – Inequality and Culture Loss

Author: Yosuke Kagaya Program of Study: Master of Public Policy (MPP), Harris School of Public Policy (HAR) Description: You may be surprised to hear that Black population in Chicago decreased to about 30% in 40 years. Some research shows that disinvestment to areas of black people caused poverty and crime, leading “Black Exodus.” Now, it is time for us...
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2022

From Garfield to Wilson: Chicago’s (In)visible Divisions

Author: Santiago Segovia Program of Study: Master of Public Policy (MPP), Harris School of Public Policy (HAR) Description: This podcast addresses segregation in Chicago, from the most obvious way, which is how the city and its neighborhoods are distributed, to a more subtle kind, which directly affects people’s lives, jobs, and opportunities. Listen here:   Transcript (provided by author): Intro:...
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2022

The Cultural History of the Chicago-Style Hot Dog

Author: Cindy Wang Program of Study: PhD in Political Science, Division of the Social Sciences Description: This podcast is about the cultural history of the Chicago-style hot dog. In this podcast, we will explore the origin of the Chicago-style hot dog and how the history of immigration in 19th century Chicago has made the original Chicago hot dog develop...
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2022

Milwaukee Express: A Summer Fantasy

Author: Tianyang Fu Program of Study: Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS), Division of the Social Sciences (SSD) There is something about arriving. Arriving somewhere you have never been to. When you step out of the plane, the train, or whatever transportation you use, the air is different: different in the color of the sky, the...
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