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John W. Kluge Prize

John W. Kluge Prize

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Published by Library of Congress in [Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress) -- Awards.,
  • Humanities -- Awards -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 2002-0202-P.

    Statementthe John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17719205M

      The Library of Congress will award the $1 million John W. Kluge Prize for lifetime intellectual achievement in the humanities and social sciences to . In September of she was awarded the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity by the Library of Congress. Faust is married to Charles Rosenberg, one of the nation's leading historians of medicine and science, who is the Ernest E. Monrad Research Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard.

      Yesterday brought news that the Library of Congress has awarded the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity to philosophers Jürgen Habermas and Charles Taylor. Describing the two as “brilliant philosophers and deeply engaged public intellectuals,” Librarian of Congress James H. Billington lauded them for their “ability to address contemporary problems with a.   John Kluge's Winning Hand By Linton Kluge grabbed a book, hopped on a bed and pretended to be reading. Kluge also established his John W. Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in .

    J ohn W. Kluge ’37, the billionaire businessman who was Columbia’s most generous benefactor and the founder of the Kluge Scholars Program, died on September 7 at his home outside Charlottesville, Va. He was Kluge was born Johannes Kluge on Sept­em , in Chemnitz, Germany. His father died in WWI, and after his mother remarried, Kluge was brought to America in by his.   Jürgen Habermas, one of the world's most distinguished living philosophers and social critics, has been named co-winner of the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of as, Professor Emeritus at the University of Frankfurt and the author of many books - 17 of them published by us - will share the $ million prize with the Canadian philosopher Charles .


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The $1 million Kluge Prize, bestowed through the generosity of the late John W. Kluge, will be awarded during a gala ceremony in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress on Sept. The Kluge Prize recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shaped public affairs and civil society.

The Librarian of Congress, Dr. James H. Billington, announced today the award of the first John W. Kluge Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Human Sciences to Leszek Kolakowski. Professor Kolakowski, who now resides in Oxford, England, was born in Radom, Poland, inis a philosopher focused on important questions, an historian of human thought, an essayist of enormous range, and an.

The Kluge Prize, as the Library of Congress envisions it, places value on creating space for a continued cultural conversation. It rewards thinkers who have taken risks; enshrines the values of pluralism and constructive critique; and dedicates time and resources to shining a spotlight on ideas and careers that have had an impact on public.

This is a guest post by Dan Turello of the John W. Kluge Center. The Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Photo by Shawn Miller. As James English describes in his book, “The Economy of Prestige,” like so much in our cultural history, the practice of.

Kluge has used his money to collect art, fund scholarships, award prizes (such as the biannual, million-dollar John W. Kluge Prize in the Human Sciences), and establish a world-class research institute, the John W.

Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. He continues to scout for opportunities to build businesses and make a difference in the /5(3). Franklin and Yu will officially receive the John W.

Kluge Prize on Dec. 5,at the Library of Congress. Each will return to the Library next year to present a scholarly discussion of his body of work. JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN. John Hope Franklin’s career is one of. Kluge has used his money to collect art, fund scholarships, award prizes (such as the biannual, million-dollar John W.

Kluge Prize in the Human Sciences), and establish a world-class research institute, the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of : John Werner Kluge, American businessman, media mogul, and philanthropist (born Sept. 21,Chemnitz, Ger.—died Sept. 7,near Charlottesville, Va.), founded () the New England Fritos Corp.—the distributor of such products as snack foods and chewing gum—but sold his majority stake in the food industry in the s to build the broadcasting conglomerate Metromedia, Inc.

Watch live as the $1 million Kluge Prize, bestowed through the generosity of the late John W. Kluge, is awarded to Drew Gilpin Faust, historian, university president and author of the Bancroft. Drew Gilpin Faust, historian, university president and author of the Bancroft Prize-winning book "This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War" received the John W.

Kluge Prize for. John Hope Franklin’s pioneering work established African American history as an important area of academic study and popular understanding.

His contributions ranged across the genres of non-fiction writing, from scholarly monographs to works of history intended for a non-academic public, to a textbook, a biography, and an autobiography.

John Bew is Professor in History and Foreign Policy at King's College London and from to held the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the John W.

Kluge Center. His most recent book is about Realpolitik: A History in published by Oxford University Press. InBew joined the Number 10 Policy Unit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Kluge has used his money to collect art, fund scholarships, award prizes (such as the biannual, million-dollar John W.

Kluge Prize in the Human Sciences), and establish a world-class research institute, the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Drew Gilpin Faust, historian, university president and author of the Bancroft Prize-winning book "This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War" received the John W.

Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity during a gala ceremony in the Great Hall of. Library of Congress, the de facto national library of the United States and the largest library in the world.

Its collection was growing at a rate of about two million items per year; it reached more than million items in The Library of Congress serves members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress, other government agencies, libraries throughout the country and the world, and. John Hope Franklin is a co-recipient of the $1 million John W.

Kluge Prize for Study of Humanity awarded by the Library of Congress. Receives the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Academy of Arts & Letters and the American Philosophical Society.

Two historians, John Hope Franklin and Yu Ying-shih, will share this year’s $1 million John W. Kluge Prize for the Study of Humanity. It’s the prize that Alfred Nobel forgot. The Library of Congress awarded University President Drew G. Faust the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced Tuesday.

John Hope Franklin (January 2, – Ma ) was an American historian of the United States and former president of Phi Beta Kappa, the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, and the Southern Historical in is best known for his work From Slavery to Freedom, first published inand continually mater: Fisk University (B.A., );, Harvard.

Marie is a Peruvian-American author of nonfiction and fiction, senior advisor to the U.S. Librarian of Congress, literary director of the National Book Festival, the John W.

Kluge Center’s former Chair of the Cultures of the Countries of the South, and a Writer at Large for the Washington Post.

For many years, she was editor-in-chief of the Washington Post's literary section, Book World. She.Marie is a Peruvian-American author of nonfiction and fiction, senior advisor to the U.S.

Librarian of Congress, director of the National Book Festival, the John W. Kluge Center’s Chair of the Cultures of the Countries of the South, and a Writer at Large for the Washington many years, she was editor-in-chief of the Washington Post’s literary section, Book World.Drew Gilpin Faust. Photo by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard University.

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, Drew Gilpin Faust – historian, former Harvard University president and author of the Bancroft Prize-winning book “This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War” – will accept the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity.