April 2013

Robert James Miller, Regna Darnell, Ismail Serageldin, Angelos Chaniotis, Michael O. Rabin, Walter Munk, Xiaowei Zhuang, Perry Leavell, Tod Machover, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Jill Abramson


Thursday, April 25, 2013 , 1:15 p.m.

Clyde F. Barker
President, in the Chair

Induction of New Members

American Indian Constitutions and Their Influence on the United States Constitution
Robert James Miller
Professor of Law
|Lewis & Clark Law School

Franz Boas’ Legacy of “Useful Knowledge”: The APS Archives and the Future of Americanist Anthropology
Regna Darnell
Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology
University of Western Ontario

Henry LaBarre Jayne Lecture

Rebirth and Revolution: The Library of Alexandria in the 21st Century
Ismail Serageldin
Library of Alexandria


Friday, April 26, 2013  ·  9:15 a.m.

Barbara Grosz
Vice President, in the Chair

Induction of New Members

Greek Slavery and the History of Emotions:  Epigraphic Evidence
Angelos Chaniotis
Professor of Ancient History and Classics
Institute for Advanced Study

Miracles of Cryptography and Secure Auctions
Michael O. Rabin
T.J. Watson Senior Research Professor of Computer Science
Harvard University
Professor of Computer Science
Columbia University SEAS

Richard A.F. Penrose Lecture

Corrigendum:  Where the Swell Begins
Walter Munk
Secretary of the Navy Chair in Oceanography
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California at San Diego


Friday, April 26, 2013  
1:15 p.m.

John O’Malley
Vice President, in the Chair

Presentation of Society Awards and Prizes

Bioimaging at the Nanoscale:  Single-Molecule and Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy
Xiaowei Zhuang
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Professor of Physics
Harvard University

Finding a Man Who Will Take Advice:  Woodrow Wilson and Edward House
Perry Leavell
William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor Emeritus of History
Drew University

Faculty and Students from the Curtis Institute of Music

Friday, April 27, 2013  
9:15 a.m.

Linda Greenhouse
Vice President, in the Chair

Democratic Excellence:  New Models of Musical Collaboration
Tod Machover
Muriel R. Cooper Professor of Music and Media
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab

Implications of the Attack on “Fact” in Contemporary Politics
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communications
Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center
University of Pennsylvania

Truth in Journalism
Jill Abramson
Executive Editor
The New York Times