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19 Sep 23

Fellow Spotlight: A.K. Burns

Artist A.K. Burns is researching and developing new video work and related sculptures.

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04 Sep 23

Fellow Spotlight: Holly Case

Holly Case’s Academy project explores symbolic WWII politics as they relate to the war in Ukraine and the 1990s wars in Yugoslavia, foremost via the idea of tracing "tained" history.

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04 Sep 23

Fellow Spotlight: Mariana P. Candido

Mariana P. Candido’s study examines the roles of West African women as leaders and commoners, free and enslaved, during the era of the slave trade and European imperialism.

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18 Aug 23

Russia’s War against Ukraine: A Conversation with Serhii Plokhii

Serhii Plokhii, the Harvard University historian of Ukraine and the Cold War, offers a definitive account of this conflict based on his latest book, "The Russo-Ukrainian War: The Return of History" (Norton, May 2023).

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06 Jun 23

Artist Talk: On Biodiverstiy and Beta Diversity

Artist Haley Mellin focuses on nature conservation to advocate for environmental justice and biodiversity.

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16 May 23

The Writings of May Ayim

Tiffany N. Florvil discusses her work on a biography of Black poet and activist May Ayim (1960-1996).

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15 May 23

Attention Shoppers: American Retail Capitalism and the Rise of the Amazon Economy

Kathleen Thelen traces the origins of the Amazon economy to the late nineteenth century.

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11 May 23

A Father in Berlin

Lorrie Moore’s novel-in-progress focuses on the experience of her father's boyhood trip to Nazi Germany.

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10 May 23

An Evening with Julie Taymor

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.

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08 May 23

The Collaborators: Three Stories of Deception and Survival in Times of War

Ian Buruma considers the confused national loyalties, ideological delusions, and sheer opportunism that can lead to collaboration in wartime.

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