Authors & Insights

Authors & Insights is a series of in-depth conversations with some of today’s most compelling authors and thinkers exploring the issues that matter most in our world.¬†Conversations take place at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Center.

Next event

Please join the Hopkins Bloomberg Center for the next Authors & Insights event on Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. EDT as New York Times White House correspondent Katie Rogers discusses her new book, American Woman: The Transformation of the Modern First Lady, from Hillary Clinton to Jill Biden, with Anita McBride, author of Remember the First Ladies, chief of staff to former First Lady Laura Bush, and director of the First Ladies Initiative at American University.

Past events

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David Leonhardt on the decline of the American dream

In conversation with JHU President Ron Daniels, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and author David Leonhardt spoke about his new book, Ours Was the Shining Future: The Story of the American Dream, and explored how a sharp drop in economic mobility and other factors are preventing many Americans from prospering / Nov. 8, 2023