Date

Speaker

Title

Series

FN Issue

Video

Length

02/18/2004

Lee Alston

"Why Isn't the Whole World Wealthy?"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Perspective on the Economy;

Vol 19#6
Article 8

N/A

min

 

04/10/2001

Gillian Beer

"Darwin and the Former Giants"

Literature at the Athenaeum;
William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 16#10
Article 2

N/A

78 min

 

02/13/2003

Michael Berenbaum

"Time and History, Politics, Memory, and Identity: The Shifting Consciousness of the Holocaust"

Confronting Evil: Lectures on the Holocaust and Genocide;
William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 18#7
Article 5

N/A

79 min

 

02/25/2003

Michael Berenbaum

"Creating Something from Nothing: The Scholar as Entrepreneur"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Confronting Evil: Lectures on the Holocaust and Genocide;
The Family of Benjamin Z. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies Speaker;

Vol 18#8
Article 2

N/A

74 min

 

02/01/2012

Richard Newell Boyd

"Is Evolutionary Psychology Misleading Us?"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 27#7
Article 7

Video A

73 min

 

11/01/2010

Charles Calomiris

"Making Financial Reform Work"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Thomas Lowe Institute of Political Economy Speaker;

Vol 26#4
Article 7

Video A-

59 min

 

01/26/2000

Ernesto Cortes, Jr.

"The Importance of Politics in a Democratic Society"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 15#6
Article 4

N/A

72 min

 

09/27/2010

Matthew Crawford

"The Case for Working with Your Hands"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 26#2
Article 1

none

min

 

04/13/2004

William Darity

"The Economics of Reparations for African Americans"

Perspective on the Economy;
William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 19#10
Article 3

N/A

min

 

11/06/2013

William Deresiewicz

"What is College For? A Defense of the Liberal Arts"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 29#4
Article 11

Video

min

 

03/31/2010

Angus Fletcher

"The Tipping Point: How do Humanistic Studies Count?"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Literature at the Athenaeum;
The Family of Benjamin Z. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies Speaker;

Vol 25#10
Article 3

Video A

70 min

 

04/12/2010

Angus Fletcher

"Poetic Wisdom and the Barbarism of Civilization"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Literature at the Athenaeum;
The Family of Benjamin Z. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies Speaker;

Vol 25#10
Article 7

Video

min

 

01/30/2007

Jerry Fowler

"Torch in the Night, Candle in the Dark: Promoting Human Rights Since the Holocaust"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Speaker;
CMC Faculty at the Athenaeum;

Vol 22#5
Article 9

Video A

72 min

 

04/17/2007

Jerry Fowler

"Darfur: So Far from Here"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
CMC Faculty at the Athenaeum;

Vol 22#8
Article 9

Video

min

 

03/08/2012

Ian Frazier

"An Evening with the Author"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 27#10
Article 7

Video

min

 

04/19/2012

Ian Frazier

"Friendship, Literature, and Life"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 27#12
Article 8

Video A

72 min

 

03/02/2000

Al From

"The Next Politics"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 15#8
Article 12

N/A

70 min

 

03/07/2000

John Lewis Gaddis

"Order vs. Justice: An American Foreign Policy Dilemma"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 15#9
Article 2

N/A

69 min

 

02/26/2001

Michael Ghislen

"Darwin's Ancestors and Descendants"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 16#7
Article 6

N/A

68 min

 

02/04/2009

Pierre Hassner

"General Overview: Fear, Pride, and Greed in Thucydides and Today"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 24#5
Article 10

Video A

76 min

 

02/18/2009

Pierre Hassner

"Democratic and Totalitarian Passions in Modern Societies"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 24#6
Article 10

Video A

79 min

 

03/03/2009

Pierre Hassner

"Rediscovering the Passions in International Relations: History, Philosophy, and the Contemporary World"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 24#7
Article 8

Video A

63 min

 

02/17/1999

Michael Howard

"The United States and Its Allies in World War II"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 14#7
Article 7

N/A

74 min

 

02/24/1999

Michael Howard

"What Kind of European Union?"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 14#8
Article 3

N/A

75 min

 

02/08/2001

David Hull

"Deconstructing Darwin"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 16#6
Article 4

N/A

43 min

 

09/19/2013

August Kleinzahler

"August Kleinzahler Reads from The Hotel Oneira"

The Family of Benjamin Z. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies Speaker;
The Family of Benjamin Z. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies Visiting Fellow;
William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 29#1
Article 10

Video

min

 

03/07/2002

Leszek Kolakowski

"On the Future of Truth"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Literature at the Athenaeum;

Vol 17#8
Article 9

N/A

56 min

 

02/12/2002

Leszek Kolakowski

"On Natural Law"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Literature at the Athenaeum;

Vol 17#7
Article 3

N/A

63 min

 

11/27/2007

Daniel Kurtzer

"Annapolis and Beyond: High Stakes and High Risk in the Middle East Peace Process"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 23#4
Article 12

Video A

69 min

 

02/13/2001

Richard Lewontin

"Genomemania"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 16#6
Article 6

N/A

72 min

 

10/14/1998

David McCullough

"History as a Source of Strength"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Literature at the Athenaeum;

Vol 14#3
Article 3

N/A

78 min

 

01/21/1999

James McPherson

"Ethnic and Civic Nationalism in the Civil War: Was Blood Thicker Than Water?"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 14#6
Article 1

N/A

83 min

 

01/27/1999

James McPherson

"Prairie Lawyer on Trial: Lincoln as Commander in Chief"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 14#6
Article 1

N/A

72 min

 

02/18/2014

Daniel Mendelsohn

"An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 29#8
Article 7

Video

min

 

04/08/2005

Adam Michnik

"Poland's Integration Into Europe" (full issue)

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol #

N/A

37 min

 

03/22/2005

Adam Michnik

cancelled

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 20#9
Article 7

N/A

min

 

03/28/2005

Adam Michnik

cancelled

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 20#10
Article 1

N/A

min

 

04/04/2005

Adam Michnik

"The Legacy of Czeslaw Milosz"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 20#10
Article 1

N/A

65 min

 

10/12/1999

Nelson Polsby

"A Revolution in Congress"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 15#3
Article 2

N/A

61 min

 

10/13/1999

Nelson Polsby

"What Do We Know About Presidential Elections?"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 15#3
Article 2

N/A

45 min

 

03/05/2008

William Quandt

"Arab-Israeli Peace Making: Is It Still Possible?"

Perspectives on the Middle East;
William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 23#7
Article 8

Video A-

77 min

 

03/22/2005

Jonathan Schell

cancelled

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 20#9
Article 7

N/A

min

 

09/24/2008

Leonard Smith

"The Wilsonian Imagination in the Middle East: The King-Crane Commission Report of 1919"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;
Critical Topics in World History;

Vol 24#1
Article 9

Video A

60 min

 

11/22/2010

Rohini Somanathan

"Group Inequality in Democracies: Lessons from India and the United States"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 26#6
Article 1

Video

min

 

04/14/2014

Volker Stanzel

"A New Era for U.S.-European Alliance: Views from Two Ambassadors"

W.M. Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies Speaker;
William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 29#12
Article 1

Video

min

 

11/29/2010

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

"An Evening with the Author"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 26#6
Article 4

Video A

68 min

 

03/09/2010

Abdourahman Waberi

"A Nomadic Soul"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 25#9
Article 2

Video A

79 min

 

04/21/2014

Mary Weatherford

"The Artist Discusses Her Work"

The Family of Benjamin Z. Gould Center for Humanistic Studies Speaker;
William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 29#12
Article 9

Video

min

 

09/16/2020

Mary Weatherford

"A Conversation with Mary Weatherford"

Vol 30#1
Article 4

min

 

09/15/1999

Alan Wolfe

"Have Americans Lost Their Virtue?"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 15#1
Article 5

N/A

84 min

 

04/19/2005

Joanna Zach

"The Mind in Captivity: Czeslaw Milosz and Modernity"

William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 20#11
Article 7

N/A

min

 

03/30/2005

Adam Zagajewski

"The Poet Reads from His Work"

Poetry at the Athenaeum;
William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitor;

Vol 20#10
Article 3

N/A

62 min

 

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