In this special Academy Zoom event, Doug Sosnik — White House political director during the Clinton administration and one of America’s foremost electoral analysts — explains the dynamics shaping the unpredictable 2022 midterm election and the evolution of the American electorate.
The Kissinger Prize is awarded annually to a European or American figure for contributions to the transatlantic relationship.
Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine is adapting into a play the transcript of two recorded conversations between James Baldwin and poet Audre Lorde.
David Treuer's Academy project is a book-length personal essay about understanding America's most durable crisis – violence in its schools, policies, and streets.
Jackie Murray focuses on the significance of Phaedo's role as she explores the function of the slavery analogy in Plato's famed dialogue.
Through an exploration of Studio Gang’s portfolio of work, Jeanne Gang will demonstrate how her practice uses the motto of “start with what’s there” to reveal the often-hidden potential of existing sites or buildings.
In this lecture, Alma Steingart investigates how changing computational practices insinuated themselves into the most basic definitions of “fairness” in the American electorate in the twentieth century.
In this talk, Ying Zhang examines the relationship between imprisonment and religious freedom.
Alma Steingart is an assistant professor of history and Columbia University who studies the intersection of mathematical thought and electoral politics in the United States.
Ying Zhang's project is the first book-length study of the imprisoned officials and prison culture in pre-modern China.
In this talk, Joshua Sellers illustrates how voting is, in his words, “reactive” -- directed and defined by some who seek to limit the right rather than by those who advocate for it.