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15 Oct 19

Mary Ellen von der Heyden Reading

A Reading from a Novel-in-Progress

Angela Flournoy's novel-in-progress tracks the lives of a group of African-American women living in Los Angeles and New York....

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21 Oct 19

American Academy Lecture

These Truths: A History of the United States

Historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore offers a new account of the grand American experiment....

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22 Oct 19

John P. Birkelund Lecture

The Exodus of German Culture to Turkey, 1933–45

Azade Seyhan examines German academic exile to Turkey during the Second World War....

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Foreign Policy Forum

Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

Nicholas Christakis discusses his most recent book, "Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society."...

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27 Oct 19

American Academy Concert and Discussion

Peace, Culture, and Remembrance

Pittsburgh's Clarion Quartet and a discussion with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra director Manfred Honeck...

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28 Oct 19

US Embassy Literature Series

A Reading from Stimme und Atem. Out of Breath, Out of Mind

Academy alumnus Peter Wortsman reads from his new book, "Stimme und Atem. Out of Breath, Out of Mind."...

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American Academy Lecture in Freiburg

The State of American Democracy: The Origins of the Current Crisis

Daniel Ziblatt discusses the origins of the radicalization of the American Right....

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Daimler Lecture

Can Democracy Tame Twenty-First Century Capitalism?

Steven Klein argues that recent economic crises are propelled by the long-term erosion of institutions built after the Second World War....

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Richard C. Holbrooke Lecture

The Effects of Automation on Employment, Inequality and Livelihoods in Germany

How are Germany's government and businesses responding to the effects of automation on the quality and quantity of jobs in the country?...

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John W. Kluge Lecture

The Racialized Space of the Conversation

A lecture by poet Claudia Rankine, founder of The Racial Imaginary Institute....

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