On September 20, the American writer Katie Roiphe will give the annual SPUI25 lecture at the auditorium of the University of Amsterdam. Her lecture, Dissapointing the Feminists, examines the complicated relationship of women with power.
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Introduction to Hendrik Meijer
Moderator Roberta Haar delivered the following introduction to Hendrik Meijer. Meijer spoke about Senator Arthur Vandenberg, who paved the way for the creation of NATO by putting the greater good of the country ahead of partisanship.
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As publishers and consumers adopted e-books and digital audio, J.D. Salinger’s books remained defiantly offline, a consequence of the writer’s distaste for computers and technology. But this is about to change, making Salinger perhaps the last 20th-century literary icon to surrender to the digital revolution. Click here to read more in the New York Times.