Freeman Dyson, Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural
Sciences, will recall his life story and recount many of the major
advances in twentieth-century science in a discussion of his new
autobiography Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography
Professor Emeritus Freeman Dyson
will speak with physicist and author Lisa Randall about his new
autobiography Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through
Letters (Liveright, 2018), at 6:30 p.m. on April 10 at the New
York Public Library. The volume...
Foreign Affair's G. John Ikenberry reviews Professor
Emeritus Jonathan Israel's The
Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World,
1775–1848, writing, "This book’s wide-angle
account of the nineteenth-century spread of revolutionary...
Joan Scott, Professor Emerita in
the School of Social Science, and Peter Coviello, Member in the
School, will discuss how secularism has been used to justify the
subordination of women at 6:00 p.m. on
December 7 at Labyrinth
Norman Birnbaum, Member
(1975–76) in the School of Social Science and University
Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University Law, has been awarded
the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of
Germany. Birnbaum's cultural and...