To Stop The War

To Stop the War

by Mary Ellen Carroll and Mohammad Attar
Berlin-based exiled Syrian playwright Mohammad Al Attar spoke with conceptual artist and spring 2016 Academy fellow Mary Ellen Carroll about the theater as a political form of art and about the current situation in Syria.
The Great Departure : Mass Migration From Eastern Europe And The Making Of The Free World

The Great Departure : Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World

by Jeremy King
A book review of alumna Tara Zara's recent book which explores how debates about and experiences of emigration shaped competing ideals of freedom in Eastern Europe and "the West" over the course of one hundred years.
Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack

Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack

by David Lazar
A book review of alumna Mary Cappello's book on mood, and how it works in and with us as complicated, imperfectly self-knowing beings existing in a world that impinges and infringes on us, but also regularly suffuses us with beauty and joy and wonder.

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