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.
David Treuer describes America’s “savage mind” in its past and present incarnations and aims to reframe its causes and effects.
Claudia Rankine presents her adaptation of a recorded conversation between James Baldwin and Audre Lorde at Hampshire College in 1984.
Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine is adapting into a play the transcript of two recorded conversations between James Baldwin and poet Audre Lorde.
Alexandra Chreiteh’s reads from her magical novel-in-progress "Sweetmeats," set in a border town between Lebanon and Syria, on the cusp of the Syrian revolution.
Jackie Murray focuses on the significance of Phaedo's role as she explores the function of the slavery analogy in Plato's famed dialogue.
Naomi Kikoler, of the Simon Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, on the plight of the Uyghurs.
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.
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.
Alexandra Chreiteh's novel-in-progress, “Sweetmeats,” tells the story of a Syrian family living in a Lebanese border town at the cusp of the Syrian revolution.