Spencer Lee Lenfield

Spencer Lee Lenfield was a Ledecky Fellow during the 2009-2010 academic year. He graduated in 2012 with a degree in History and Literature. He will be attending Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship until mid-2015, where he is reading for a second bachelor’s degree in classics and philosophy.

Arabic translator Marilyn Booth

Marilyn Booth translates Arabic literature for Anglophone readers.

The Crisis in Civic Education

A U.S. Department of Education-funded study, coauthored by Danielle Allen, calls for urgent reinvestment in civic education.

An intellectual history of the Cold War era

In a new book, Louis Menand probes the cultural currents of postwar America.

The Institute for World Literature

The Institute for World Literature expands global scholarship.

Nuclear War in Korea? Eggs and Taxes More Urgent

Living calmly next to a rogue nuclear state

Deidre Lynch on Jane Austen and loving literature

Deidre Lynch on the cult of Jane Austen and the complexities of loving literature

Political theorist Danielle Allen is profiled by Spencer Lenfield

Danielle Allen’s mission to return equality to the heart of American democracy