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Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations, 2013, King's College London, "Anglo-American Realpolitik in Theory and Practice: A Historian's Guide to the Twenty-First Century."
Book: "Castlereagh: A Life"
Book: "Castlereagh: Enlightenment, War and Tyranny"
Book: "Talking to Terrorists: Making Peace in Northern Ireland and the Basque Country"
Book: "The Glory of Being Britons: Civic Unionism in Nineteenth-century Belfast"
Appointment: John Bew Named Kissinger Chair at John W. Kluge Center
Web site: King's College London Faculty Page
Kluge Fellow, 2012, University of Waterloo - Ontario, "Public Educational Authority and Children's Rights from a Parens Patriae Perspective."
Lecture: "A Teacher's Guide to Education Law" (Dec. 11, 2013)
Lecture: "Student Rights and the School Environment from a Jurisprudential Perspective" (Jun. 27, 2013)
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, Durham University, "Hart Crane's Publications in Avant-Garde American Modernist Little Magazines."
Other: Blog post: Francesca Bratton on Hart Crane
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, Birkbeck College, "(Re)constructing Machu Picchu in the U.S.: the Uses of Andean Cultural Heritage in Musuems and Research Institutions."
Alan Lomax Fellowship in American Folklife, 2013, Independent Scholar, "Ride les Blues: The Lomaxes and the Traditional Music of Coastal Louisiana."
Kluge Fellow, 2012, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Counter-Cola: A Multinational History of the Global Corporation."
Lecture: "'I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke': Coca-Cola Advertising and Cultural Revolutions of the 1960s" (Jan. 16, 2014)
Web site: University of Illinois Faculty Page
Black Mountain Fellow, 2013, Independent Scholar, "Behemoth: The Secret World of the Bechtel Corporation."
Book: "American Massacre: The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, September 1857"
Book: "The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs, and Murder"
Book: "The Money and the Power: The Making of Las Vegas and its Hold on America, 1947-2000"
Book: "The Plots Against the President: FDR, A nation in Crisis, and the Rise of the American Right"
NASA/LC Chair in Astrobiology, 2013, Independent Scholar, "Societal Impact of the Discovery of Life in the Universe: Critical Issues, Optimal Approaches, and the Role of History."
Book: "America in Space: NASA's First Fifty Years"
Book: "Life on Other Worlds: The 20th-century Extraterrestrial Life Debate"
Book: "Plurality of Worlds: The Origins of the Extraterrestrial Life Debate from Democritus to Kant"
Book: "The Biological Universe: The Twentieth-century Extraterrestrial Life Debate and the Limits of Science"
Book: "The Living Universe: NASA and the Development of Astrobiology"
Article: Astrobiology Chair Steven Dick Testifies Before House Science Committee
Web site: Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology chairholders
Webcast: House Science Committee Hearing on Astrobiology (Expert Witness)
Web site: Scholar Profile: Steven Dick
Appointment: Steven Dick Named Chair in Astrobiology at Kluge Center
Other: Steven Dick, Chair in Astrobiology at John W. Kluge Center, Arrives Nov. 1
Panel Discussion: Symposium: "The Longevity of Human Civilization: Will We Survive Our World-Changing Technologies?" (Sept. 12, 2013)
David H. Grinspoon
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2013, Independent scholar, ""The Anthropocene""
Book: "Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life"
Lecture: "Terra Sapiens: The Human Chapter in the History of Earth" (Oct. 31, 2013)
Book: "Venus Revealed: A New Look Below the Clouds of our Mysterious Twin Planet"
Web site: Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology chairholders
Article: Shaping the Future of the Earth From Inside the Library of Congress
Kluge Fellow, 2013, Boston University, "Mexico's Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Struggle over the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution, 1959-1969."
Lecture: "Mexico's Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Struggle Over the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution" (Feb. 20, 2014)
Web site: Boston University Faculty Page
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2013, Independent Scholar, "The Jack Kemp legacy."
Book: "Gerald R. Ford: Man from the House"
German Fellowship, 2013, Goethe-University, "Richard Wright and Fredric Wertham's Social Psychiatry."
Bavarian Fellow, 2013, University of Bayreuth, "Biopiracy, Benefit-Sharing and Patent Law."
Kluge Fellow, 2012, Brown University, "Embodiments of Debt: Satire, Representation, and the Politicization of Paper Currency"
Lecture: "Graphic Satire, Paper Money and the Art of Engraving in Britain, 1797-1821" (Nov. 14, 2013)
Web site: Scholar Profile: Amanda Lahikainen
Kluge Fellow, 2013, Princeton University, "Molding Citizens in War and Peace: Japanese Children's Songs, 1877-1947."
Web site: Princeton University Faculty Page
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2013, Independent Scholar/past President of Bryn Mawr College, "The Qur'an as Scripture and Literature."
Book: "Abbasid Authority Affirmed" (translated and annotated)
Book: "Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an"
Book: "Qur'anic Christians: An Analysis of Classical and Modern Exegesis"
Book: "The Cambridge Companion to the Qur'an" (editor)
Book: "With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam" (editor)
Appointment: Former College President Appointed Distinguished Visiting Scholar
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, Queen's University of Belfast, "An Investigation into the Creation and Reception of Stage Productions and Film Adaptations of Irish Drama in the United States."
David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, 2012, University of Richmond, "National Melancholia: Madness, State, and Society in Rio de Janeiro, 1808-1940."
Lecture: "Psychiatry and Brazilian Republicanism, 1889-1930" (Feb. 13, 2014)
Web site: University of Richmond Faculty Page
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Bristol, "A Special Relationship of Covert Sharing: Comparing the Understanding and Practice of State Secrecy in the UK and the USA."
Kislak Fellow in American Studies, 2012, Texas Tech University, "Founding Florida: Language and Geography at the Edge of America."
Book: "The Edge of America: Founding Florida" (under contract)
Web site: Texas Tech University Faculty Page
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Leeds, "The Changing Aetiology and Epidemiology of Malnutrition in Post-Colonial Ghana."
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of York, "Medicalized Bodies: Corporeal Discourse in Film and Literature, 1895-1925."
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Reading, "The Fascist Confinement: a School of Dissent."
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Oxford, "The Art of the Interview: Transatlantic Conversations, 1860-2013."
Kluge Fellow, 2013, Wellesley College, "Dancing Enigma: Ida Rubinstein and the Russian Tradition."
Lecture: "Girl on Fire: Ida Rubenstein in Jeanne d'Arc au Bucher (1938)" (Apr. 17, 2014)
Kluge Fellow, 2013, Independent Scholar, "Jascha Heifetz: The Iconic Violinist."
Book: "Jascha Heifetz: Early Years in Russia"
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Glasgow, "The Reception and Critical Development of Robert Burns in 19th Century America."
Kluge Fellow, 2013, Northwestern University, "Chapel and Capital: Religious Nonconformity and Manufacturing in England, 1650-1750."
Book: "Making Toleration: The Repealers and the Glorious Revolution"
Lecture: "States of Exclusion: Britain and France, 1685-1715" (Feb. 27, 2014)
Web site: Northwestern University Faculty Page
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University College London, "Making an Imprint: Responses to Women Artists' Work in Latin American Print Media, 1925-1950."
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Sheffield, "Imperialism in Power: Centralization and its Discontents in America."
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Liverpool, "Human Displays at the American World's Fairs, 1893-1916: Representations of Race and Disability."
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, University of Glasgow, "Bodies of Work: Unusual Uses of the Physical Form of the Book."
Kluge Fellow, 2012, University of Sydney, "The Afterlives of Specimens: The Science of Mourning in Whitman's America."
Lecture: "The Afterlives of Specimens: Science & Mourning in Whitman's America" (Jan. 24, 2013)
Other: Blog post: An Interview with Lindsay Tuggle
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, Birkbeck College, "Jacques Loeb's Promotion of Energy as Tropic Agent: Tracing the Micro-Organism's Slavery to Light."