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Lose Your Tail

Lose Your Tail

by Josh Kun
The 2018 commencement speech to graduates of Bard College Berlin
Listening through the Iron Curtain

Listening through the Iron Curtain

by Peter Schmelz
An intimate history of musical exchange
The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon

The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon

by Paul Reitter
The brilliant, searing, and even hilarious account of life as a Talmudic prodigy
Nicole’s Father Is Not German

Nicole’s Father Is Not German

by Kristen Renwick Monroe
What difference does difference make?
The Names

The Names

by Carole Maso
What's in a name? A universe of meaning, carved by history.
The Tide Was Always High

The Tide Was Always High

by Josh Kun
Music and musicians from Latin America are an inextricable part of the development of Los Angeles as a modern musical city.
Artist Portfolio: Ran Ortner

Artist Portfolio: Ran Ortner

Luscious large-scale paintings of the foaming sea, inspired by a lifetime of surfing.
The Horizontal City

The Horizontal City

by Michael P. Steinberg
Reflections on Berlin as the horizontalization of New York
Trump and Transatlantic Security

Trump and Transatlantic Security

A discussion between Stephen Hadley and Christoph Heusgen New challenges and old grievances have put…

The Mythology of the Sectarian Middle East

The Mythology of the Sectarian Middle East

by Ussama Makdisi
Divisions within, divisions without
Democratic Degeneration: Three Easy Paths to Regression

Democratic Degeneration: Three Easy Paths to Regression

by Charles Taylor
A celebrated philosopher discusses what's ailing democratic polities in the West
Performing Sound

Performing Sound

An interview with sound artist Raven Chacon

This is the online edition of the Berlin Journal. A Magazine from the American Academy in Berlin

Publisher: Terry McCarthy

Editor: R. Jay Magill, Jr.

Managing Editor: Sophie Maaß

Copyright © 2000-2018 American Academy in Berlin and the Authors. ISSN 1610-6490.

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