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Upcoming Meetings and Events

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For information on a specific event, call the Events Office at 617-576-5032.

For press inquiries, call the Communications Office at 617-576-5043.

February 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017
William Eckhardt Research Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
5:00 p.m.

Communicating Scientific Facts in an Age of Uncertainty

Arthur Lupia (University of Michigan)
Olufunmilayo I. Olopade (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Robert Rosner (University of Chicago)
Robert J. Zimmer (University of Chicago)
Jonathan F. Fanton (American Academy)
This event is currently full, but please contact Kristin Josti at kjosti@amacad.org if you would like to be placed on a waitlist.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017  |  Register Online
National Press Club, Washington, DC
9:00 a.m.

Panel Discussion and Press Conference for final report of the Academy’s Commission on Language Learning

March 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017  |  Register Online
House of the Academy, Cambridge, MA
12:30 p.m.
Friday Forum

The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses

Kevin Birmingham (Author; Harvard College Writing Program)
Wednesday, March 8, 2017  |  Register Online
House of the Academy, Cambridge, MA
6:00 p.m.

2017 Distinguished Morton L. Mandel Annual Public Lecture
Ethics and the Global War on Terror: Can Conflicts with Non-State Actors Be Fought in a Just Way?

Gabriella Blum (Harvard Law School)
Neta Crawford (Boston University)
Jennifer Leaning (Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health)
Allen S. Weiner (Stanford Law School)
Friday, March 31, 2017
House of the Academy, Cambridge, MA
6:30 p.m. preconcert talk with Anna Winestein (art historian; Executive Director, Ballets Russes Arts Initiative)
7:30 p.m. performance

Chamber Series with the Cantata Singers

Music by “Les Six,” early-twentieth-century French avant-garde composers Arthur Honegger, Georges Auric, Louis Durey, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc, and Germain Tailleferre

April 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017
House of the Academy, Cambridge, MA
6:00 p.m.

Awarding of the 2016 Emerson-Thoreau Medal and the 2016 Talcott Parsons Prize

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Friday Forum Schedule

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Past Meetings, Lectures, and Other Events

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