2014April

Presentation of Society Awards and Prizes
Presentation of Society Awards and Prizes
A presentation of the Patrick Suppes Prize to William L. Harper.
Richard Rodgers Between Two Lyricists
Richard Rodgers Between Two Lyricists
Charlotte Greenspan discusses Richard Rodgers. What was his influence on American musical theater? How did his collaboration with Hammerstein and Hart work?
Telecommunications in World War I
Telecommunications in World War I
Winkler's talk focuses on the rapid advances made during WWI in telecommunications. The issue of shortening time and distance created the Great Powers that we know today.
The 21st Century Solar Army
The 21st Century Solar Army
Professor Gray discusses the future of solar energy science and industries., Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. 159, No. 4 (December 2015), pp. 361-366
The Hiatus in Global Warming
The Hiatus in Global Warming
In a lecture which turned into one of the episodes of the APS Podcast Great Talks, Dr Kennel talks about the so-called "hiatus" global warming. He examines the long term science and shows that there is no hiatus., American Philosophical Society. Vol. 159, No. 4 (December 2015), pp. 367-408;Podcast: https://www.amphilsoc.org/museum/exhibitions/great-talks-american-philosophical-society/long-history-climate-science
The “Artist Function” and Collaboration in Contemporary Art
The “Artist Function” and Collaboration in Contemporary Art
Caroline Jones examines the importance of collaboration in contemporary art and the problems it poses.
“A Net of Intrigue and Selfish Rivalry”: Woodrow Wilson and Power Politics During World War I
“A Net of Intrigue and Selfish Rivalry”: Woodrow Wilson and Power Politics During World War I
How did Wilson's diplomacy during World War 1 effect the diplomacy of the early 1920s? Ross Kennedy discusses Woodrow Wilson's suspicion of "power politics" (i.e. mass globalism and arms races), Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. 159, No. 2 (June 2015), pp. 156-161