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03 Jun 20

Corona Dispatches

Scholars at the American Academy reflect on the pandemic and its meanings

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20 May 20

The Poetry of Painting: A Conversation

A discussion between cultural and literary historian Liliane Weissberg and artist Jo Baer.

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11 May 20

Singing to Glaciers: What Iceland Can Teach Us about Grief and Our Common Future

Cultural anthropologists Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe discuss Icelandic glaciers, grief, and, of course, Björk.

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16 Apr 20

Fellow Spotlight: Carolyn Chen

Carolyn Chen presents ideas for her newest work.

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16 Apr 20

Fellow Spotlight: Moira Fradinger

Moira Fradinger on Argentina and the gender revolution.

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25 Mar 20

Fellow Spotlight: George Steinmetz

George Steinmetz asks how knowledge can shape imperial politics.

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24 Mar 20

Fellow Spotlight: Tom Conley

Tom Conley examines how spatial reason informs a range of documents created in early modern France.

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12 Mar 20

Kevin Jerome Everson on New Work

Artist and filmmaker Kevin Jerome Everson discusses his most recent projects and gives insight into his unique and creative approach to filmmaking.

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25 Feb 20

Fellow Spotlight: Liliane Weissberg

Liliane Weissberg retraces the “Golden Age” of the postcard, ca. 1890-1930.

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14 Feb 20

The Magician’s Mother: A Story of Coffee, Race, and German Culture

Veronika Fuechtner takes a closer look at Thomas Mann's Brazilian mother, whose tragic immigration story had had a profound influence on her son's writing.

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