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Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Gala
The American Academy celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary in New York City on April 9, 2024.
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.

Recent Videos & Podcasts

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: Samantha Schnee
Samantha Schnee is working on a translation of "In Winter Lights," the first novel by Berlin-based Basque writer Irati Elorrieta.
Fellow Spotlight: Noam Lupu
Noam Lupu looks at how political violence shapes the political identities of victims and their descendants.
Fellow Spotlight: Adam D. Weinberg
Former Whitney director Adam D. Weinberg is researching contemporary artists's creation of sacred spaces.
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.
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