Just six weeks from today I will be in residence at Bard College, getting ready to welcome the 2012 NEH Summer Scholars with whom I will have the pleasure of working on the political theory of Hannah Arendt for five weeks. We will meet every..
Guest Commentary: Thinking Like Penelope and Teaching Like Hölderlin: Learning the Art of Teaching from Hannah Arendt
Beginning a few years ago, the NEH opened the competition for summer seminars for schoolteachers to doctoral students. This year, I was lucky enough to have several excellent doctoral candidates apply. John Douglas Macready is a doctoral stude..
We are ending our fourth week of the NEH seminar on Arendt, held again this summer at Bard College, under the auspices of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities. Soon, participants will present their research and creative project..
Last summer, sixteen educators joined me at Bard College to participate in the sixth seminar I directed on the political theory of Hannah Arendt. So many different perspectives and responses to Arendt’s work were evident in our conversat..
I am delighted to report that I received news from the NEH a few days ago that my application to direct the NEH summer seminar on Hannah Arendt’s political theory has been funded. I will be returning to Bard College’s Hannah Arendt..
Each year, I invite present and past summer scholars to reflect on their NEH Arendt Summer Seminar experiences and, if they choose to, submit a blog posting to share with those who visit this web site. I have been behind on posting some of the..
There is just about one month left to apply to become a summer scholar in the NEH-funded seminar for schoolteachers that I will direct at Bard College’s Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities in 2014 on the political theory of ..
After careful deliberation, my committee members and I selected the 2014 Summer Scholars who will study the political theory of Hannah Arendt under my direction this summer at Bard College’s Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Huma..
Fifty years ago, Hannah Arendt published her controversial report on the trial of Nazi deportation commander, Adolf Eichmann: Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil. The book put Arendt at the center of a storm of criticism th..
We are now about four weeks away from the start of my NEH Arendt seminar at Bard College’s Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities, when I will join 16 other educator/colleagues from across the country for a summer of schola..