Law professor Jacqueline Ross is completing the first sustained comparison of how the United States, Germany, Italy, and France conceptualize and regulate covert operations.
Political scientist Nicholas Eberstadt, of the American Enterprise Institute, outlines the dimensions of modern America's "Men without Work" problem, examine some of its possible causes, and discuss approaches to addressing this grave national ill.
Özge Samanci's new graphic novel follows two characters: an American professor in Turkey and a Turkish graduate student in America, each of their stories transpiring in parallel.
Dilip Gaonkar's Academy project charts the trajectory of anti-democratic thought within the Western tradition—and looks further into the global phenomenon of populism.
Writer Thomas Chatterton Williams presents his work-in-progress, "Self-Portrait of an Ex-Black Man."
Musicologist Peter Schmelz shows how, despite ideological rifts, music exchange between West Germany and the USSR flourished along unofficial and semi-official networks during the Cold War.
Musicologist Peter Schmelz analyzes how, despite ideological rifts, music exchange between West Germany and the USSR flourished along unofficial and semi-official networks during the Cold War.
In her talk, Karen Alter addresses the question: Can the current international liberal order, defined by political commitment to multilateralism, human rights, and the rule of law, survive in an age of Trump?
Anna-Maria Kellen Fellow Kira Thurman, an assistant professor of history and Germanic languages and literatures at the University of Michigan, traces the history of black classical musicians in Central Europe from the 1870s to the 1960s.
Columbia University professor Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak considers W.E.B. Du Bois in the great diversity of his positions—from the American “Negro” all the way to global communism and Pan-Africanism, with reference to his literary and autobiographical works.