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01 Dec 21

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.

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29 Nov 21

Seeing, Sensing, Feeling: Sexual Subjects, Precarious Lives

Juana María Rodríguez examines biographical materials depicting the life of Latina transgender activist Adela Vázquez.

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22 Nov 21

Merkel’s Legacy

Journalist and author Kati Marton discusses her latest book, "The Chancellor," a biography of Angela Merkel.

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18 Nov 21

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).

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15 Nov 21

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.

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09 Nov 21

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.

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09 Nov 21

Fellow Spotlight: Alec MacGillis

Alec MacGillis asks what we owe the world's coal regions.

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04 Nov 21

The Family Chao: A Novel

Lan Samantha Chang discusses her forthcoming novel, "The Family Chao"

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03 Nov 21

Confronting the COVID-19 Pandemic

Howard Koh discusses how public health systems have to be rebuilt and revitalized in order for the world to move past this pandemic.

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01 Nov 21

Kurt Vonnegut: How Being in the Firebombing of Dresden as a Prisoner of War Shaped His Vision and Work

Suzanne McConnell explains how Kurt Vonnegut’s suffering informed the writer’s sense of ambiguity and irony, hatred of dogma, and quick, dark humor.

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