Companies such as Google, Facebook and other platforms have become more powerful than many western states. This lecture will explain why their influence can be detrimental for democracy and public discourse and what the State can do to regain power in the next decades.
The Gala will have a lively program that includes an aperitivo, dinner, a live auction, and the presentation of three Presidential Medals to individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to our University.
In this lecture, Griselda Pollock takes up Gertrude Stein’s incisive comment that, of all things, the modern cannot be in a museum. So, what was new and remarkable in the creation of this paradoxical institution: a musealization of modern art?