See the latest videos from recent seminars, conferences and book talks.

Karin Roffman on John Ashbery, with Mary Ann Caws

December 11, 2018

Gary Giddins on Bing Crosby

November 13, 2018


Zachary Leader on Saul Bellow, with Martin Amis

November 12, 2018


Cathy Curtis on Elaine de Kooning, with Claudia Roth Pierpont

November 9, 2018


The Spy and the Traitor (Oleg Gordievsky) with Kai Bird

October 17, 2018


Seymour Hersh on his memoir Reporter, in conversation with Kai Bird

October 12, 2018


Arnold Offner on Hubert Humphrey in Conversation with Kai Bird

October 3, 2018


Biographer and memoirist Claire Tomalin in conversation with Kai Bird

September 24, 2018


Jeffrey Stewart on Alain Locke, in conversation with David Levering Lewis

September 21, 2018


Anshel Pfeffer on Bibi Netanyahu with Eric Alterman

May 8, 2018


Stacy Schiff at Leon Levy Reception for Fellows Current & Former

May 1, 2018


Michael Massing on Fatal Discord, his dual biography of Erasmus and Martin Luther, in conversation with Todd Gitlin

March 26, 2018


Chris Kraus on After Kathy Acker, in conversation with Thad Ziolkowski

March 15, 2018


Max Boot on The Road Not Taken, his biography of Edward Lansdale, in conversation with Kai Bird

February 21, 2018


Steven Kotkin on Waiting for Hitler, vol. 2 of his 3-volume biography of Stalin

February 7, 2018


David Yaffe on Reckless Daughter, his biography of Joni Mitchell, with Eric Banks, Director of the Institute for the Humanities at NYU

December 13, 2017


James Atlas on The Shadow in the Garden: a Biographer’s Tale, in conversation with Kai Bird

October 23, 2017


Richard Aldous, biographer of Arthur Schlesinger Jr. in conversation with David Nasaw

October 6, 2017


Annual Leon Levy Lecture: Taylor Branch on A Life With MLK: The Perils of Biographical History

September 27, 2017


Anita Anand and William Dalrymple on Koh-i-Noor: the Biography of a Diamond

September 18, 2017


David J. Garrow on Rising Star: the Making of Barack Obama, in conversation with Kai Bird

May 16, 2017