The Spring 2022 Fellows Presentation
The spring 2022 class of fellows introduce themselves and their projects. Introduction by Christoph Markschies.
Tapped Out: What Do We Owe the World’s Coal Regions?
Alec MacGillis discusses what we should do about the local communities that have grown reliant on coal mining and coal-fired energy production.
The Origins of Intellectual Property in German Renaissance Art
Shira Brisman argues that sixteenth-century German goldsmith-engravers played a unique role in advancing intellectual property rights.
Dürers anderes Erbe: Goldschmiedekunst und die Genealogie des Handwerks im 16. Jahrhundert
In diesem Vortrag bietet Prof. Shira Brisman eine alternative Erzählung der künstlerischen Vererbung.
Seeing, Sensing, Feeling: Sexual Subjects, Precarious Lives
Juana María Rodríguez examines biographical materials depicting the life of Latina transgender activist Adela Vázquez.
Journalist and author Kati Marton discusses her latest book, "The Chancellor," a biography of Angela Merkel.
The 2021 Henry A. Kissinger Prize
On November 18, the American Academy in Berlin awarded the 2021 Henry A. Kissinger Prize to General James N. Mattis, former United States Secretary of Defense (2017-2019).
Fellow Spotlight: Juana María Rodríguez
Juana María Rodríguez traces the figure of the Latina sex worker across a range of texts that combine biography with visual forms of representation.
The Constitution and Racial Repair
In this lecture, Joy Milligan illuminates the constitutional constraints, possibilities, and obligations for the United States government to redress its historical role in racial subordination.
Fellow Spotlight: Alec MacGillis
Alec MacGillis asks what we owe the world's coal regions.