Drawing on her research in Chicago, Houston, and Atlanta, Margaret Weir examines the politics of exclusion and opportunity in the new American metropolis.
Leigh Raiford is studying photographs made by Black American activists and artists who traveled the world for study, work, or movement building.
Former Whitney director Adam D. Weinberg is researching contemporary artists's creation of sacred spaces.
Famed Yale historian Timothy Snyder on Ukraine's past, present, and future.
Noam Lupu looks at how experiences of political violence shape the political identities of victims and their descendants.
Writer Heidi Julavits attempts to redefine memoir as an act of personal, philosophical, and ideological investigation.
James Shapiro discusses his book-in-progress about the rise and fall of the Federal Theater.
Political scientist Margaret Weir asks, "Why does place continue to impose burdens on opportunity?"
James Shapiro is writing a book about the only federal theater ever founded in the United States.
In this talk, Michael Meyer illustrates the tightrope of Taiwanese history.