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Scholarly Publications

Thus Spoke Kubrick:“Guide Pieces,” Modes of Citation and the Rise of the Temp Track (Chapter in "After Kubrick: A Filmmaker’s Legacy")

February 2020

When it came to how movies sounded, Stanley Kubrick was of a particular moment, but he seized that moment in a unique way.

Text Technologies: A History

February 2020

The field of text technologies is a capacious analytical framework that focuses on all textual records throughout human history, from the earliest periods of traceable communication—perhaps as...

The Underwater Imagination: From Environment to Film Set, 1954–1956

April 2019

The 1940s and 1950s were a revolutionary era in both access to and imagination of the underwater environment in the most modernized nations of the globe.

Other Publications

Here at the End of All Things: On losing oneself in the geography of fantasy worlds, from Middle Earth to Westeros

August 2017

I spent my adolescence around maps of places that didn’t exist.

Public Broadcasting in Ukraine: What Does it Take to Break Decades of Inertia and an Avalanche of Resistance?

July 2017

On March 25, 2014 Zurab Alasania became the newly appointed Head of NTKU (National TV Company of Ukraine) and faced the challenges of creating a public broadcasting institution.

Behind the Comfort Women Agreement

January 2016

The breakthrough agreement on the comfort women issue between Japan and South Korea on Dec. 28, 2015, was the culmination of at least four years of negotiations between the two governments.

News

Joshua Landy on the radio show "Philosophy Talk," celebrating its 500th episode

May 2020

As Philosophy Talk reaches 500th episode, the well-loved radio show discusses how humanities can help during the pandemic

Shining Light on the Threats to Democracy and Human Rights in Asia

November 2019

Around the world, democracy is in retreat.

Events

A New Perspective on News: The SmartNews Approach and Political Balancing

October 5, 2018

In 2012, as giants such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google began to position themselves as the go-to places to read news, a little-known news app called SmartNews emerged and started gaining...

Research in Progress: User-Generated Ratings in Healthcare-Evidence from Yelp with Yiwei Chen

August 28, 2018

User-Generated Ratings in Healthcare-Evidence from YelpYiwei ChenAdvisor: Kate BundorfAbstract: It is controversial whether user-generated physician ratings from online sources improve healthcare...

The Consequences of Technological Developments for Politics and Government

April 17, 2018

The Consequences of Technological Developments for Politics and GovernmentTuesday, April 24, 2018Reception at 5:00pm.

Projects

The Contemporary

This project examines the  “contemporary” with a focus on defining moments such as: 1945, 1973, 1989, and 2001.
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CDDRL Conferences

CDDRL conferences bring together leading thinkers, academics, and practitioners to share research and exchange ideas on the most pressing issues in the field of democracy, development, and the rule...
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The Dynamics of Violence in Mexico’s Drug War

Since December 2006, more than 50,000 drug-related murders have taken place in Mexico.
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Multimedia

Cybersecurity

May 2018

Data breaches. Malware. Theft of corporate secrets. Hacking of elections. As the world’s information has moved more and more online, so have the world’s crime, terrorists, and clandestine operations.

Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in India

April 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein APARC colloquium, "Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in India," on April 5, 2017, with Ramachandra Guha.India prides itself on being the "world's largest democracy." In some respects it is certifiably...

Impeachment and After: What Does the Future Hold for Korea's Politics?

February 2017

Video and transcript from Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program panel discussion, "Impeachment and After: What Does the Future Hold for Korea's Politics?" on Jan.

People

michael mcfaul 2 Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Taubman Phil Philip Taubman Lecturer
jerry kaplan headshot 7 Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
lanhee chen 2017 headshot reduced size Lanhee J. Chen Affiliate at the Center on Democracy Development and the Rule of Law
headshot 3 Nathaniel Persily Co-director, Cyber Policy Center, Senior Fellow Professor, Law, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Professor, by courtesy, Communication
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
metzger headshot Megan Metzger Research Scholar, CDDRL Research Scholar and Associate Director for Research, GDPi
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okail cropped Nancy Okail Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Image Piya C. Sorcar Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Jun Wang headshot Jun Wang Visiting Student Researcher at APARC