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Past Meetings and Events - 2005

December 2005

December 2, 2005
1897th Stated Meeting
Location: House of the Academy
Performer:
Robert Levin, Pianist

November 2005

November 21, 2005
UCSD Campus Meeting
Location: La Jolla, CA
Host:
Marye Anne Fox, Chancellor, UCSD
Co-Host:
Leslie Berlowitz, Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Presenters:
Gordon Gill, Professor of Medicine, UCSD
Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, UCSD
November 21, 2005
UC Irvine Campus Meeting
Location: Irvine, CA
Host:
Michael V. Drake, Chancellor, UC Irvine
Co-Host:
Leslie Berlowitz, Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
November 19, 2005
1896th Stated Meeting, Art Institute of Chicago
Shapers of the New City: Cultural Institutions and Universities
Location: Chicago, IL
Moderator:
Robert Campbell, architect and writer
Featured Speakers:
Richard Franke, Chairman of the Chicago Humanities Festival
John Bryan, Chairman of Millenium Park Inc. and the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago;
James Cuno, President and Director of the Art Institute
Don Michael Randel, President of the University of Chicago
November 16, 2005
1895th Stated Meeting
Is Science Under Siege?
Location: New York, NY
Speaker:
Harold Varmus, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
November 9, 2005
1894th Cambridge Stated Meeting
Location: House of the Academy
Presentation by:
David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize winning author

October 2005

October 19, 2005
University of Washington Campus Meeting
Location: Seattle, WA
Host:
Mark Emmert, President, University of Washington
Co-Host:
Leslie Berlowitz, Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
October 17, 2005
UC Berkeley Campus Meeting
Location: Berkeley, CA
Host:
Robert J. Birgeneau, Chancellor, UC Berkeley
Co-Host:
Leslie Berlowitz, Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Moderator:
Jesse H. Choper, Professor of Law, Boalt Hall School of Law, UC Berkeley
Presenters:
Randy Schekman, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, UC Berkeley
Marjorie Shultz, Professor of Law, Boalt Hall School of Law, UC Berkeley
October 14, 2005
Stanford University Campus Meeting
Location: Stanford, CA
Host:
John L. Hennessy, President, Stanford University
Co-Host:
Leslie Berlowitz, Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Presenter:
David M. Kennedy, Professor of History, Stanford University
October 8, 2005
1893rd Cambridge Stated Meeting and National Induction Ceremony
Location: House of the Academy

May 2005

May 12, 2005
1892nd Stated Meeting, George Washington University Campus
Constitutions Under Stress: International and Historical Perspectives
Location: Washington, D.C
Charles Fried, Beneficial Professor of Law, Harvard University
Geoffrey Stone, Harry Kalven, Jr., Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Kim Lane Scheppele, John J. O'Brien Professor of Comparative Law & Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Patricia M. Wald, Former Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
May 11, 2005
1891st Cambridge Stated Meeting and 224th Annual Meeting
America: In Principle
Location: House of The Academy
Alan Brinkley, Provost and Allan Nevins Professor of American History, Columbia University
Denis Donoghue, Henry James Professor in English and American Letters, New York University
May 5, 2005
A Discussion on Democracy and Islam
Location: House of The Academy
Shirin Ebadi, Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, 2003

April 2005

April 21, 2005
225th Anniversary Celebration
Commemorative Ceremony - Founding of the Academy 1780-2005
Location: House of The Academy
Readings from the letters of John and Abigail Adams
A performance by the Lydian String Quartet
Tributes from Margaret Marshall, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Samuel W. Bodman, United States Secretary of Energy
Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court
Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass), United States Senator
April 6, 2005
1890th Stated Meeting with the Boston Athenaeum
An Evening with Robert Pinsky
Location: House of The Academy
Presentation by:
Robert Pinsky, Professor of English, Boston University and former US Poet Laureate

March 2005

March 9, 2005
1889th Cambridge Stated Meeting and S. T. Lee Lecture in the Humanities
Images of Power in Shakespeare
Location: House of The Academy
Presentation by:
Stephen Greenblatt, Cogan University Professor, Harvard University

February 2005

February 28, 2005
1888th Stated Meeting
Universities as Urban Planners
Location: New York, NY
Presiding:
E. John Rosenwald, Jr., Vice Chairman & Senior Managing Director, Bear Stearns Companies, Inc.
Presenters:
Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University
James Polshek, Polshek Partnership Architects LLP
Omar Blaik, Senior Vice President, University of Pennsylvania
Moderator:
Robert Campbell, architect and writer
February 23, 2005
Special Meeting with The Dibner Institute
James Bowdoin and the Patriot Philosophers
Location: House of The Academy
Speaker:
Fritzie P. Manuel
Moderator:
Gerald Holton, Mallinckrodt Research Professor of Physics & Research Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University
February 17, 2005
UCSF Campus Meeting
Location: San Francisco, CA
Host:
David Kessler, Dean, UCSF School of Medicine
Co-Host:
Leslie Berlowitz, Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
February 16, 2005
UCSF Campus Meeting
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Host:
Albert Carnesale, Chancellor, UCLA
Presenters:
Andrea Mia Ghez, Professor of Astronomy, UCLA
Joel Handler, Professor of Law, UCLA
February 15, 2005
California Institute of Technology Campus Meeting
Neuroeconomics
Location: Pasadena, CA
Host:
David Baltimore, President, California Institute of Technology
Presenter:
Colin Camerer, Rea A. & Lela G. Axline Professor of Business Economics, California Institute of Technology
February 19, 2005
1887th Cambridge Stated Meeting
Markets, Morals and Civic Life
Location: House of The Academy
Presiding:
Jerome Kagan, Daniel and Amy Starch Research Professor of Psychology, Harvard University
Introduction:
Stanley Hoffmann, Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor, Harvard University
Presenter:
Michael J. Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University

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