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The Spring 2024 Program
Hot off the presses! The spring 2024 program has arrived. Download here.
The 2023-24 Berlin Journal
The new issue of the Berlin Journal features essays, articles, and artwork by the 2023-24 class of Berlin Prize Fellows.
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Gala
The American Academy will celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary in New York City on April 9, 2024.

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Fellow Spotlight: Leigh Raiford
Leigh Raiford is studying photographs made by Black American activists and artists who traveled the world for study, work, or movement building.
Fellow Spotlight: Heidi Julavits
Writer Heidi Julavits attempts to redefine memoir as an act of personal, philosophical, and ideological investigation.
Fellow Spotlight: Margaret Weir
Political scientist Margaret Weir asks, "Why does place continue to impose burdens on opportunity?"
Fellow Spotlight: James Shapiro
James Shapiro is writing a book about the only federal theater ever founded in the United States.
Fellow Spotlight: Saira Mohamed
Saira Mohamed examines how international and domestic legal systems regulate states’ treatment of military service members.
Fellow Spotlight: Liana Finck
Cartoonist Liana Finck is working on her sixth book, "What to Do When," a tongue-in-cheek instruction manual for living in human society.
Fellow Spotlight: Camila Agosto
Camila Agosto is developing new electroacoustic pieces for mixed instrumentation that incorporate her research in somatic experiences and sound healing.
Fellow Spotlight: David H. Price
Historian David Price is tracing Jewish intellectual contributions to the expansion of religious toleration in Early Modern Europe.
Fellow Spotlight: A.K. Burns
Artist A.K. Burns is researching and developing new video work and related sculptures.
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