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Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away

Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in conversation with Mark Lilla

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Upcoming Events

Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away

Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in conversation with Mark Lilla

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Past Events

On Being Blue, Still

Apr 9th, 2014

A discussion and reconsideration of William Gass's landmark essay featuring Michael Gorra, Joshua Cohen, Stefanie Sobelle, Albert Mobilio, and Michael Stuhlbarg
 

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Writing Presidential Histories

Mar 11th, 2014

A conversation with Timothy Naftali & Evan Thomas

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Edgar Who? Chronicling the Life of a Near-Forgotten Filmmaker

Feb 7th, 2014

A conversation with critic Geoffrey O'Brien and film scholar Noah Isenberg

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The State of Surveillance

Oct 23rd, 2013

Legal, Cultural, and Technological Perspectives

with Danah Boyd, Carrie Cordero, Peter Maass, Faiza Patel, and Eyal Press

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Too Dangerous for Words

Sep 26th, 2013

Life & Death Reporting the Mexican Drug Wars

An evening discussion featuring Narcoland author Anabel Hernandez in conversation with Carlos Lauría (Committee to Protect Journalists), Guy Lawson (investigative reporter, Rolling Stone contributor), and Nik Steinberg (Human Rights Watch)

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LOVE & LET DIE

Jun 1st, 2013

An all-day symposium on Ballooning Longevity, the Quality of Life, and the Coming Generational Smash-Up


 

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Vermeer’s Daughter?

May 18th, 2013

An all-day symposium on an unorthodox insurgent theory and how The Academy goes about processing
(or failing to process) such renegade notions

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What the hell is going on in Bahrain?

May 7th, 2013

And to what extent is the United States implicated?

An evening conversation with Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja and human rights legal scholars and activists Aryeh Neier, Ruth Wedgwood, and Sarah Leah Witson

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Should You Ever Happen to Find Yourself in SOLITARY

Nov 17th, 2012

Wry Fancies and Stark Realities

An All-Day Wonder Cabinet and Symposium on the theme of SOLITARY CONFINEMENT with a mix of artists, writers, scientists, performers, legal and human rights activists...and a few who have been there.

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Tarkovsky Interruptus

Mar 10th, 2012

An evening screening & discussion of Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 film STALKER

With Geoff Dyer, Walter Murch,
Philip Lopate, Francine Prose,
Michael Benson, and Dana Stevens

 

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