Wisconsin Academy Evenings
Academy Evenings are free, public forums held at venues around Wisconsin. Addressing a range of timely topics, these presentations encourage interaction between the state's leading experts, researchers, scholars and artists and its citizens. Academy Evenings are organized by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.
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Rx for Oil Addiction: The Middle East and Energy Policy
In this 2006 Academy Evening presentation, Jan Kalicki outlines a three-part strategy to move toward international energy security that includes energy interdependence, diversification and risk-reduction. Kalicki's appearance was the second...
Run time: 1 hr. 4 min.
Why Third World Migrants Will Disappear from the United States by 2050
In this 2010 Academy Evening presentation, Jeffrey G. Williamson projects that U.S. immigrants will be more African and less Hispanic in twenty years. What effect will such a shift have...
Run time: 1 hr. 15 min.
What's Driving My Car? Biofuels and Other Sustainable Energy Sources in 2050
With fears of global climate change and increased pressure to reduce America's dependence on fossil fuels, Wisconsin's pioneering efforts in bioenergy may transform the way we live a generation from...
Run time: 1 hr. 35 min.
Warfare and Public Perception in 2050
Wisconsin native John W. Hall spent over fifteen years as an active duty U.S. Army officer before joining the UW-Madison Department of History. The author of Uncommon Defense: Indian Allies...
Run time: 1 hr.
The Past and Future of American International Leadership
A rising star in the field of American diplomatic history, UW-Madison's Jeremi Suri appears in this 2008 Academy Evening. In his talk, Suri points to historic successes in American foreign...
Run time: 1 hr. 3 min.
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