Tricia Rose, director the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University, on the resurgence of white supremacy in the Trump era, and the hidden perils of liberal "colorblindness."
Economic historian Adam Tooze discusses the 2008 global financial crisis—the subject of his forthcoming book, Crashed—and about German investment, US tariffs, and the fate of global trade.
The director of Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, Tricia Rose, discusses the resurgence of white supremacist trends in the Trump era and what they mean for American society and political life in the near future.
Political scientist Kristen Renwick Monroe examines two central topics of her ongoing research into international politics and moral choice during wars and genocide: first, the psychology of recognizing genocide, and second, the psychological process by which human lives are sewn back together after extreme political trauma.
With a hint of nostalgia, Princeton literary scholar Barbara Nagel looks back to early theories of flirtation in Critical Theory and German realism to trace the literary–historical emergence of what she terms a “terror of flirtation.”
Philosopher Michael Sandel argues that before mainstream parties can hope to win back public support, they should learn from the populist protest that has displaced them.
Writer Carole Maso discusses her war-inflected novel-in-progress, The Bay of Angels.
Keith David Watenpaugh, director of Human Rights Studies at the University of California, Davis, speaks with American Academy president Michael Steinberg.
Cold War historian Christian Ostermann is working on a biography of Markus Wolf (1923-2006), the longtime foreign intelligence chief of the German Democratic Republic.
Historian Paul Reitter is reconstructing several intellectual crises within the humanities in nineteenth-century Germany.