Meet AWF Writer in Residence Hannah Tinti

August 19, 2014
Aspen , CO

Aspen Writers' Foundation

Hannah Tinti is a writer, editor and teacher. Her 2008 short story collection, "Animal Crackers", was a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway award. Her best-selling novel, "The Good Thief", published the same year, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, recipient of the American Library Association’s Alex Award, winner of the The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club’s New Voices Award.


August 19, 2014
Aspen , CO
Aspen Writers' Foundation
Hannah Tinti is a writer, editor and teacher. Her 2008 short story collection, "Animal Crackers", was a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway award. Her best-selling novel, "The Good Thief", published the same year, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, recipient of the American Library Association’s Alex Award, winner of the The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club’s New Voices Award.

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August 15, 2014
Aspen, CO

Join us for an inspiring discussion with Andrew Kaufman, award-winning teacher of Russian language, literature, and culture, and author of a new book Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times (Simon & Schuster, May 2014).  Dr.

August 15, 2014
Aspen, CO
Join us for an afternoon of conversation featuring three distinguished scholars from the American Enterprise Institute. Read More
August 15, 2014
Aspen, CO
Featuring Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission. Read More
August 14, 2014
Aspen, CO
This event features a conversation with Robert Mankoff, Cartoon Editor of The New Yorker. Read More
August 13, 2014 - August 16, 2014
Aspen, CO, United States
Communications and Society Program

Communications Policy

The overall goal of the Communications and Society Program is to promote integrated, thoughtful, values-based decision making in the fields of communications, media, and information policy.

August 12, 2014
Aspen, CO

Generously underwritten by the Hurst Family Foundation, the Hurst Lecture Series features conversations with renowned and inspiring leaders for public audiences in Aspen.

August 12, 2014
Community Strategies Group


On August 12 from 12:00 to 1:30 PM ET, the Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group will host an in-depth webinar on the Working Bridges model of helping low-income families living in rural communities get ahead. Register for the event at RuFES.org.

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August 12, 2014 - August 16, 2014
Aspen, CO
The Henry Crown Fellowship Program, established in 1997, seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of business and civic leadership in the 21st century. The program is a unique mix of seminars designed to broaden the perspectives of the participants and hone their skills in values-centered leadership. It honors the memory of Chicago industrialist Henry Crown (1896-1990), whose legendary career was marked by a lifelong commitment to honor, integrity, industry and philanthropy. Read More
August 11, 2014
Aspen, CO
Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus, the Aspen Institute, and Chairman Emeritus, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Read More
August 10, 2014
Aspen, CO
Aspen Institute Arts Program
After 81 days of solitary detention, internationally renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is put under house arrest. He suffers from sleeping disorder and memory loss, 18 cameras are monitoring his studio and home 24/7, police agents follow his every move, and heavy restrictions from the Kafkaesque Chinese authorities weigh him down. Picking up where Alison Klayman's "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" left off, "Ai Weiwei the Fake Case" is more explicitly political, reflecting Ai's battle against the gigantic lawsuit thrust upon him by the Chinese government in an effort to silence him.
August 10, 2014 - August 13, 2014
Aspen, CO
Communications and Society Program

 

Forum on Communications and SocietyThe overall goal of the Communications and Society Program is to promote integrated, thoughtful, values-based decision making in the fields of communications, media, and information policy.
August 9, 2014
Aspen, CO
The 21st Annual Summer Celebration will honor Doris Kearns Goodwin and Richard N. Goodwin with Public Leadership Awards. The Dinner Chairs are Joan Fabry and Michael Klein. Read More
August 8, 2014
Aspen, CO
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and former Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright will sit in conversation with former US Ambassador Nicholas Burns, professor at the Harvard Kennedy School. Read More
August 7, 2014
Aspen , CO
Aspen Global Health and Development

Featuring the Right Honorable Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group and Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Co-sponsored by Aspen Institute Global Health and Development, Brookings Blum Roundtable, and United Nations Foundation.

August 7, 2014
Aspen, CO

Free and Open to the Public
Aspen Center for Physics – Heinz Pagels Public Lectures

August 7, 2014 - August 9, 2014
Aspen, CO

Annual Summer Board Meeting of the Aspen Institute Board of Trustees.

August 6, 2014
Aspen, CO
Featuring Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation. The Ford Foundation is the second largest philanthropy in the United States with over $11 billion in assets and $500 million in annual giving. The foundation is based in the United States and operates worldwide, with ten offices in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and South America. Read More
August 5, 2014 - August 7, 2014
Aspen, CO

*This event is by-invitation only.

Annual meeting of the Aspen Philanthropy Group. 

August 5, 2014
Aspen, CO
Don Bacigalupi, President of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, in conversation with Carrie Walton Penner, education reform advocate. Read More

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