Tiffany N. Florvil discusses her work on a biography of Black poet and activist May Ayim (1960-1996).
Kathleen Thelen traces the origins of the Amazon economy to the late nineteenth century.
Lorrie Moore’s novel-in-progress focuses on the experience of her father's boyhood trip to Nazi Germany.
Award-winning director and designer Julie Taymor offers insights into her groundbreaking work on stage and screen, in conversation with German producer and director and Academy trustee Volker Schlöndorff.
Ian Buruma considers the confused national loyalties, ideological delusions, and sheer opportunism that can lead to collaboration in wartime.
Cristina Rivera Garza explores the ways in which her late sister’s personal papers breathe new life into the “archives of breathlessness” that undergird state and patriarchal violence.
Cymene Howe and Sophie Mok discuss the ways in which cities and communities are adapting to climate change locally and globally.
Mary Wilson addresses the importance of understanding the main drivers of antimicrobial resistance and the benefits of interventions from a One Health perspective.
Ronald Crutcher probes the forces behind the decline of conversation in Western democracies and the implications for democracy itself.
Abraham Newman explains how the chokepoints of the global economy have become the battlefield upon which interstate tensions play out.