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18 Sep 19

American Academy Lecture

American Exceptionalism: An Outdated Idea?

David Frum of The Atlantic talks about his latest book project: renewing American global leadership after Trump....

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Andrew W. Mellon Lecture in the Humanities

New Migration Challenges for the United States and Europe

Roberto Suro examines the similarities between US and German migration mechanics, policies, and the political responses....

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24 Sep 19

Ellen Maria Gorrissen Lecture


Renée Green discusses "Pacing," her two-year project at Harvard University’s Carpenter Center for Visual Arts...

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07 Oct 19
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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