The 2021-22 Berlin JournalThe forthcoming Berlin Journal, to be published in early October, features a range of essays, stories, and artwork by this year's class of fellows. The Fall 2021 ProgramDownload the fall 2021 program, featuring topics from the future of money to Merkel's legacy to America's first drag queen. The 2021-22 Berlin Prize FellowsThe American Academy in Berlin has granted twenty-two fellowships for fall 2021 and spring 2022 to American or US-based scholars, writers, composers, and artists.The Spring 2021 ProgramJoin us this spring for a new series of engaging lectures by our residential (and virtual) fellows and Distinguished Visitors. Download the spring 2021 program. The 2020-21 Berlin JournalThe 2020-21 Berlin Journal features articles, essays, fiction, and drawings by Academy fellows and guests, with a focus section on race, power, and empire. Remembering Vartan Gregorian (1934-2021)The trustees and staff of the American Academy in Berlin mourn the passing of our friend and colleague Vartan Gregorian.Next GenerationWhat was like to be the first black person at an all-white private school in the American South? In this…Remembering George P. Shultz (1920-2021)The American Academy in Berlin mourns the passing and celebrates the life of longtime friend and supporter George P. Shultz.The Fall 2020 ProgramThe fall 2020 program features talks on the presidential election, US diplomacy, and an array of topics in the arts and humanities. Singing to GlaciersIn this podcast, cultural anthropologists Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe discuss their research into Icelandic traditions, melting glaciers, and a global sense of precariousness.The 2020-21 Berlin Prize FellowsBerlin Prize fellowships have been awarded to 21 US-based scholars, writers, and artists. New Academy President: Ambassador Daniel BenjaminThe American Academy in Berlin has appointed Ambassador Daniel Benjamin as its new president. Benjamin is currently director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College.The Spring 2020 ProgramThe spring 2020 program offers a wide-ranging selection of free public lectures and readings at the Hans Arnhold Center, in Berlin, and in several other German cities.Remembering Richard K. Goeltz (1942-2020)The American Academy in Berlin mourns the loss of trustee emeritus Richard K.Goeltz, who served the Academy as finance committee chair from 2008-2014.Angela Merkel Receives the Henry A. Kissinger PrizeOn January 21, 2020, Chancellor Angela Merkel received the Henry A. Kissinger Prize at an award ceremony at Charlottenburg Palace.