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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright David Auburn to give Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters
On Wednesday 22 May, the RAI will be delighted to welcome David Auburn, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and director, to give the 2013 Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters on "Theater in the Age of Twitter". The recipient of a Tony Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship, Auburn’s work treats many themes – loss, creativity, politics, history, and the bonds between parents and children.
5th Week Events (20-24 May)
4th Week Events (13-18 May)
The RAI is pleased to announce the publication of The Presidential Leadership Dilemma: Between the Constitution and a Political Party, co-edited by former RAI student Zim G. Nwokora, together with Julia R. Azari and Lara M. Brown.
On Tuesday 7th May, the RAI welcomes Nancy Cott, Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History and Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, to speak on the subject of ‘Re-Signifying the Sexual Revolution of the 1920s’.
3rd Week Events (6-10 May)
2nd Week Events (29 April - 3 May)
Latest from the RAI Events blog by Tom Cutterham
This week, the RAI was host to scholars covering the geographic range from California to Copenhagen, and in their academic interests spanning from colonial cohesion to law in the neoliberal state, as it opened its doors for the Charles Beard, Economic Interpretation and History conference, recognising the centenary of Beard's book, An Economic Interpretation of the Constitutution of the United States.
The Rothermere American Institute is pleased to announce the availability of at least five travel grants to allow postgraduate and undergraduate students to conduct primary research in the United States. Awards are available to Oxford University students writing theses or dissertations in American history or politics.
1st Week Events (22-26 April)