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The Fall 2023 Program
The American Academy turns 25! Download the fall 2023 program for this anniversary semester's worth of lectures, readings, discussions, concerts, and film screenings.
The 2023-24 Berlin Prize Fellows
The American Academy in Berlin has granted 26 Berlin Prizes for fall 2023 and spring 2024.

Recent Videos & Podcasts

Fellow Spotlight: A.K. Burns
Artist A.K. Burns is researching and developing new video work and related sculptures.
Fellow Spotlight: Mabel O. Wilson
Mabel O. Wilson is working on an architectural and cultural history of racial difference from the early years of the United States.
Fellow Spotlight: Holly Case
Holly Case’s Academy project explores symbolic WWII politics as they relate to the war in Ukraine and the 1990s wars in Yugoslavia, foremost via the idea of tracing "tained" history.
Fellow Spotlight: Mariana P. Candido
Mariana P. Candido’s study examines the roles of West African women as leaders and commoners, free and enslaved, during the era of the slave trade and European imperialism.
Russia’s War against Ukraine: A Conversation with Serhii Plokhii
Serhii Plokhii, the Harvard University historian of Ukraine and the Cold War, offers a definitive account of this conflict based on his latest book, "The Russo-Ukrainian War: The Return of History" (Norton, May 2023).
Fellow Spotlight: Tiffany N. Florvil
Tiffany Florvil is working on an intellectual biography of May Ayim (1960-96), who became one of the most important Black German thinkers, poets, and activists of the postwar period.
Fellow Spotlight: Lorrie Moore
Acclaimed short-story writer and novelist Lorrie Moore is writing a narrative about her father’s 1936 visit to Germany with his family.
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