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  • Energy and Climate Change - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Energy and Climate Change Stated Meeting Cambridge MA Sunday October 7 2007 Click speaker names for individual audio Fellows Richard L Revesz William K Reilly Rosina M Bierbaum and Richard A Meserve Moderator Richard A Meserve President Carnegie Institution of Washington Former Chairman Nuclear Regulatory Commission 14 min To view powerpoint presentation while listening to audio click here Speakers Rosina M Bierbaum Dean Professor of Natural Resources and Environment University of Michigan 18 min To view powerpoint presentation while listening to audio click here William K Reilly President CEO Aqua International Partners LP Former Administrator Environmental Protection Agency 17 min Richard L Revesz Dean Lawrence King Professor of Law New York University 10 min Upcoming Meetings and Other Events View the Academy calendar of

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  • 227th Induction Ceremony - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password 227th Induction Ceremony Saturday October 6 2007 Cambridge Massachusetts Click speaker names for individual audio Speakers Introduction by Arthur Gelb Rodney Brooks Panasonic Professor of Robotics Massachusetts Institute of Technology Chief Technology Officer iRobot Corporation 8 min Introduction by David D Sabatini Bonnie Lynn Bassler Squibb Professor of Molecular Biology Princeton University Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute 10 min Introduction by Robert C Post Christopher F Edley Jr Dean Professor of Law Boalt Hall School of Law University of California Berkeley 10 min Introduction by Eric J Sundquist Billie Tsien Architect Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects LLP New York NY 11 min Introduction by Gerald Rosenfeld Robert J Zimmer President University of Chicago 10 min Introduction by Jerrold Meinwald Jessye Norman Opera and Concert Artist New York NY 12 min Upcoming Meetings

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  • About J. Kirk Varnedoe - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Study School for Historical Studies Speaker for December 4 2002 Stated Meeting in New York Matisse Picasso and the Idea of Influence J Kirk Varnedoe is one of the most distinguished art curators in the United States Prior to his appointment in January 2002 to the Institute for Advanced Study he served for fourteen years as Chief Curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA He organized more than a dozen major exhibitions both for MoMA and for other institutions including Van Gogh s Postman The Portraits of Joseph Roulin 2001 Open Ends Eleven Exhibitions of Contemporary Art from 1960 to Now 2001 with Paola Antonelli and Joshua Siegel major retrospectives of Jasper Johns 1997 Jackson Pollack 1999 with Pepe Karmel Cy Twombly 1995 and large thematic exhibitions such as High and Low Modern Art and Popular Culture 1990 with Adam Gopnick and Vienna 1900 Art Architecture and Design 1986 He is a co curator of the forthcoming exhibition Matisse Picasso opening on February 13 2003 at MoMA in Queens New York Prior to joining MoMA in 1985 Varnedoe was a professor at the Institute of Fine Arts New York University He is currently also Institute Lecturer in the History of Art and Archeology at NYU Varnedoe has previously served as the Slade Professor of Art History at Oxford University 1992 and as Christensen Visiting Lecturer at Stanford University 1999 In spring 2003 he will be the Andrew W Mellon Lecturer in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D C The author of 18 books Varnedoe was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 1984 a knighthood of the Royal Order of Donnebroge Denmark in 1983 and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship in 1977 among other honors

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  • About John P. Holdren - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password About John P Holdren Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy Director of the Program on Science Technology and Public Policy Harvard University Speaker for the 1864th Stated Meeting John P Holdren is Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and Director of the Program on Science Technology and Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government as well as Professor of Environmental Science and Public Policy in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University Trained in aeronautics astronautics and plasma physics at MIT and Stanford he previously co founded and co led for 23 years the campus wide interdisciplinary graduate degree program in energy and resources at the University of California at Berkeley From 1982 1999 he served as Vice Chairman of the American Academy s Committee on International Security Studies He is Chair of the Committee on International Security and Arms Control of the National Academy of Sciences and was a member of President Clinton s Committee of Advisers on Science and Technology PCAST In connection with PCAST Holdren

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  • Congress and the Supreme Court - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Linda Greenhouse of The New York Times are the chief organizers of the study On March 21 2002 Senator Charles Schumer D New York and Judge J Harvie Wilkinson III U S Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will discuss the changing relationship between Congress and the Court at a special meeting of the American Academy in Washington D C Members of the press are welcome to both the event and the reception following the meeting In recent years the United States Supreme Court has developed a body of law influencing two of the fundamental principles of American government the separation of powers and federalism In doing so the Court s relationship with Congress has become increasingly tense and uneasy The Court s new jurisprudence of federalism has begun to reduce congressional power a cause for bipartisan concern in both the House and Senate The Senate s judicial confirmation process which has become increasingly politicized also faces an uncertain future In addition controversies have arisen regarding the Court s understanding of the proper principles of statutory interpretation by the Congress The American Academy was founded in 1780 by John Adams to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest honor dignity and happiness of a free independent and virtuous people Drawing on the wide ranging expertise of its 3 700 Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members the Academy conducts innovative non partisan studies on American institutions security social policy the humanities and education Participants Senator Charles E Schumer D New York In 1988 Schumer was elected to his first term in the Senate representing New York State Before his election to the Senate he represented the New York s Ninth Congressional District for eighteen years He currently serves as a member on the Committee on Banking Housing

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  • John Adams and the Good Life of the Mind - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Sciences Inspired by the French Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences Adams founded the American Academy to promote the ideals that he had previously articulated in the Massachusetts Constitution to provide education and to cherish the interests of the arts sciences commerce trade and natural history Today the American Academy remains a living monument to the intellectual and educational goals that John Adams laid out more than two centuries ago To honor the close relationship between the American Academy and John Adams on March 13th acclaimed historian and author David McCullough will discuss John Adams and The Good Life of the Mind at the Academy s 1856th Stated Meeting McCullough s 2001 biography of the 2nd President of the United States has become an international bestseller while prompting a greater appreciation for both Adams s personal character and his goals for the new nation At the same time the Academy is installing John Singleton Copley s 1783 portrait of John Adams the only known life size portrait of Adams Copley himself was an early Academy Fellow The painting is on loan from the Harvard University Collections Louis W Cabot Vice President of the Academy will preside over the meeting and Academy Fellow Pauline Maier William R Kenan Jr Professor of History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author of American Scripture Making the Declaration of Independence will introduce McCullough Participants David McCullough is a world renowned author speaker editor and historian He is twice winner of the National Book Award and twice winner of the prestigious Francis Parkman Prize He received the Pulitzer Prize for Truman and has written books on the Johnstown Flood the Panama Canal and the young Theodore Roosevelt He is a familiar presence on public television as host of Smithsonian World and The American Experience

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  • Whither China: Strategic Competitor? Global Trader? Anti-Terrorist Partner? - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    China relationship On February 7th four distinguished Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences will examine the future of China in the context of its modern history Participants Roderick MacFarquhar Leroy B Williams Professor of History Political Science Harvard University Roderick MacFarquhar is also chair of Harvard University s Department of Government and the former Director of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Research His publications include The Hundred Flowers Campaign and the Chinese Intellectuals Sino American Relations 1949 1971 The Secret Speeches of Chairman Mao the final two volumes of the Cambridge History of China The Politics of China 1949 1989 and a trilogy The Origins of the Cultural Revolution He is the founding editor of The China Quarterly and a former member of the British Parliament Jonathan Spence Sterling Professor of History Yale University Professor Spence teaches Chinese history from 1600 to the present including Western images of China since the medieval period His books include The Death of Woman Wang The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci The Question of Hu God s Chinese Son and The Search for Modern China Jerome A Cohen Professor of Law New York University School of Law Professor Cohen teaches in the areas of Chinese law and society international business transactions with China and East Asia and international law His publications include Investment Law and Practice in Vietnam Contract Law of the People s Republic of China People s China and International Law and The Criminal Process in the People s Republic of China 1949 63 An Introduction Tu Weiming Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and of Confucian Studies Harvard University Professor Tu is the Director of the Harvard Yenching Institute Among his many publications are The Humanities and the Public Intellectual Confucianism and Human Rights and

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  • American Academy Scrutinizes "Just War" Doctrine - American Academy of Arts & Sciences - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    can the United States make How are U S actions perceived in the Muslim world How are Islamic texts being interpreted in response to the September 11 attacks and the war in Afghanistan Internationally renowned authorities J Bryan Hehir and Roy Mottahedeh will address these questions in a discussion sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Alan Berger editorial writer at the Boston Globe will moderate the conversation The event is the first in a series of forums to address the issues of national and global security that have arisen in the aftermath of September 11th Drawing upon a diverse and interdisciplinary membership these Academy hosted conversations will examine the social and cultural factors influencing terrorism and the consequences of the American reaction In response to religion s prominent role in the current world crisis the Academy has invited two of its leading Fellows to discuss the concept of a just war from Islamic and Judeo Christian perspectives Participants Roy Mottahedeh Gurney Professor of History Harvard University Professor Mottahedeh is a scholar of the pre modern social and intellectual history in the Islamic Middle East His publications include Loyalty and Leadership in an Early Islamic Society and The Mantle of the Prophet Religion and Politics in Iran He is the faculty adviser of The Harvard Middle Eastern and Islamic Review as well as chair of the Committee on Islamic Studies at Harvard J Bryan Hehir Chair of the Executive Committee Harvard Divinity School Professor Hehir engages issues of ethics foreign policy and international relations as well as Catholic social ethics and the role of religion in world politics From 1973 to 1992 he served in Washington at the U S Catholic Conference of Bishops and at Georgetown University He will shortly assume the role of president CEO of

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