Panel: Looking Again at Louis Kahn

Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century, a Philadelphian, and a Russian Jewish immigrant. A panel of world experts explores Kahn’s long-term impact on American design as well as lesser-known aspects of his life and work, including his designs for private homes and a historic synagogue, and his … Read more

Religion and the Struggle for a Just World

Religion and the Global Future Lecturer: Rev. Greg Holston, POWER What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this lecture series is to explore these questions … Read more

Religion and the Future of American Democracy

Religion and the Global Future Lecturers: Michael Wear, Public Square Strategies, and John Dilulio, University of Pennsylvania What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this … Read more

Concrete Cities: New Brutalist Architecture in Great Britain and the United States

Please join us for a lecture by Anke Ortlepp,  titled Concrete Cities: New Brutalist Architecture in Great Britain and the United States. Anke Ortlepp is Professor at the University of Kassel     This is part of the Urban History Workshop series. Other sessions in this series: Kate Rosenblatt (Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University), Wednesday March 13 2:00 … Read more

Religion and the Future of Technology

Religion and the Global Future Lecturer: Jennifer Alexander, University of Minnesota What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this lecture series is to explore these … Read more

Religion and Climate Change

Religion and the Global Future Lecturer: Evan Berry, American University What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this lecture series is to explore these questions … Read more

Our #MeToo Moment and Beyond

Our #MeToo Moment and Beyond featuring Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times Journalist Jodi Kantor What does the #MeToo moment mean for today, and what are its prospects for changing the future? Over the last year, in a more powerful and public way than ever, we have witnessed the failings of our cultural scripts about … Read more

Cooperative Battlegrounds: Farmers, Workers, and the Search for Economic Alternatives

Please join us for a lecture by Kate Rosenblatt titled “Cooperative Battlegrounds: Farmers, Workers, and the Search for Economic Alternatives.” Kate Rosenblatt is Visiting  Assistant Professor, Emory University   This is part of the Urban History Workshop series. Other sessions in this series: Anke Ortlepp, Professor, University of Kassel Monday, April 01, 2019 // 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm “Concrete … Read more

Religion and the Future Lives of Women

Religion and the Global Future Lecturer: Megan Robb, University of Pennsylvania What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this lecture series is to explore these … Read more

Religion and the Future of Human Rights

Religion and the Global Future Lecturer: James Loeffler, University of Virginia What role is religion playing in shaping the future of the globe? Is it making the world more or less dangerous? Can it help humanity address challenges like international conflict, climate change, and poverty? The goal of this lecture series is to explore these … Read more