In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on conservatism in the contemporary political environment, wonder whether liberal Zionism has exhausted its options, and wonder about a "crisis in culture" as evident in creative writing.
The post Amor Mundi 8/3/14 appeared first on Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities at Bard College.Posted on 4 August 2014 | 12:00 pm
It is a new year, not only for Jews celebrating Rosh Hashanah but also for hundreds of thousands of college and university students around the world. As with all new things, there are surprises in store, some glorious and others traumatic. Over at Harvard, they invited Nannerl O. Keohane —past President of Wellesley College—to give the…Read more A Reflective Education
The post A Reflective Education appeared first on Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities at Bard College.Posted on 6 September 2013 | 3:30 pm
A few weeks ago, Christy Wampole, a professor of French at Princeton, took to the New York Times to point to what she sees as a pandemic of irony, the symptom of a malignant hipster culture which has metastasized, spreading out from college campuses and hip neighborhoods and into the population at large. Last week,…Read more The Irony of Sincerity
The post The Irony of Sincerity appeared first on Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities at Bard College.Posted on 4 December 2012 | 2:46 pm