How have anger and hate manifested in the current American election cycle? Visiting Fellow Ned O’Gorman considers these ideals—and the subtle yet important differences between them—in an article titled, “American Hate” on the Huffington Post blog.
Senior Fellow John D. Inazu delivered the 2016 Annual Kuyper Lecture at Baylor University on June 10, 2016. Presented by the Center for Public Justice, Inazu’s lecture primarily focused on the content of his recently released book, Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference.
Read the transcript of Inazu’s lecture here.
Visiting Fellow Garnette Cadogan published a piece introducing photographer Radcliffe Roye in Aperture Magazine’s latest issue, “Vision and Justice,” Cadogan considers the democratic vision of humanity presented in Roye’s photography.
While at the Institute, Cadogan is at work on a book on walking. Read Cadogan’s award-winning essay in Virginia Quarterly Review, “Due North,” here.
Research Fellow Julia Ticona was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship by Data & Society, a research institute in New York City that considers the social, ethical, and cultural implications of data-centric technological development. Ticona will continue her research on technologies of work, emotions, and inequality.
Ticona will remain connected to IASC as a research fellow as she embarks on this new endeavor. Congratulations, Julia!
Senior Fellow John D. Inazu’s critically acclaimed release, Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference, was reviewed by Michael Gerson in The Washington Post.
Hailed as “a new way to think about the cultural and political life of cities,” the atlas includes maps, essays, and interviews that illuminate the complexity of New York City’s urban landscape.
Nonstop Metropolis releases October 19.
“At the heart of this culture and at the heart of sexual assault, is an implicit anthropology that conceives of human beings as objects for instrumental ends.”
Hunter gave his argument while participating in a panel, “Character and Public Life,” alongside David Brooks and Michael Cromartie.
Listen to the audio of the panel and read the full transcript here.
Are the humanities in a state of crisis? Chad Wellmon situates this contemporary question in a longer historical thread tracing back to nineteenth-century Germany in an article titled, “Permanent Crisis: The Humanities in an Age of Disenchantment.”
Written by Wellmon and Paul Reitter, the piece originally appeared in Times Literary Supplement on May 2017, 2016.
Senior Fellow John Inazu’s latest release, Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference, was reviewed in First Things by Carl R. Trueman.
“Inazu’s book should be read by all who desire a more civil, thoughtful society than the one in which we find ourselves.”
Read Inazu’s response to Trueman’s review in First Things here.
Inazu wrote Confident Pluralism while a Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Institute during the 2014–2015 academic year. Purchase the book here.