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IASC Strategic Report

The Strategic Report 2013-2014 showcases the work of the Institute over the past year.
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The Hedgehog Review

The Hedgehog ReviewCurrent Issue

Too Much Information

The benefits of an ever-more networked environment are powerful: connectedness, efficiency, and instant access to information. But we may be losing more than our privacy in the digitized info-sphere, including the autonomy and creativity we think it enables.

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Recent Blog Posts

THR Blog

The Hedgehog’s Array: March 27, 2015

Noteworthy reads from the last week. | Read post >>>

The Infernal Machine

79 Theses on Technology: On Attention

If we conceive of attention as simply the activity of a willful agent, we foreclose the possibility of being arrested or brought to attention by something fully outside ourselves. We foreclose, for example,the possibility of an ecstatic attention and the possibility that we can be brought to attention by a particular thing beyond our will, a source beyond our own purposeful, willful action. | Read post >>>

Common Place

The Power of Play in the Public Square

The renovated Place de la République shows the power of the public square. | Read post >>>

IASC Events

Upcoming Events

The Politics of Culture in Putin’s Russia

1 April 2015

Peter Pomerantsev | Public Lecture

"Damaging Our Own Good: Criminal Sanction, Incarceration, and the Erosion of Agency"

10 April 2015

Jonathan Jacobs (John Jay College, CUNY) | Seminar

Fellows Afternoon Tea

15 April 2015

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Spring Fellows Colloquium

24 April 2015

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John Inazu

Featured Fellow

John Inazu

Visiting Faculty Fellow

John D. Inazu is a visiting fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture during the 2014-2015 academic year. Inazu is associate professor of law and political science at Washington University in St. Louis, and an affiliate faculty member of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics. His scholarship focuses on the First Amendment freedoms of speech, assembly, and religion, and related issues of political and legal theory. Inazu received his PhD in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his law degree from Duke University School of Law. His book, Liberty’s Refuge: The Forgotten Freedom...

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