The Aspen Ideas Festival team is proud to showcase the diverse writing of our speakers. Their books will be highlighted in talks at the Festival and available at the campus bookstore. See the list below for recent releases by Festival presenters.
John Mather is a Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist and the senior project scientist for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. We caught up with him about the exciting capabilities of the Webb telescope, the mysteries of consciousness, and life across the universe. Mather spoke at the 2023 Aspen Ideas Festival.
Bringing the Fullness of our Humanity to the Climate Movement
Environmental activist Isaias Hernandez, founder of the education platform QueerBrownVegan, on combatting climate despair, the nuances of veganism, and what helps him sustain activism over the long-haul.
Vice President Kamala Harris to join Aspen Ideas: Climate in Miami Beach
We are thrilled to announce that Vice President Kamala Harris will speak at Aspen Ideas: Climate in Miami Beach. On March 8 – International Women’s Day – the Vice President will participate in a conversation with iconic singer and songwriter Gloria Estefan. They will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s approach to climate change as a priority issue, including the pot...
Four Mental Health Tips for the Socially Distanced
With offices (sensibly) closing to stymie the spread of COVID-19, the privilege of working from home might seem sublime at first. But for people unaccustomed, the isolation, disrupted routines, and unfamiliar work style may take their toll. Check out four tips for mental self-care to employ should you find yourself working from a virtual office, cancelling plans, and pract...