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Amor Mundi: September 11th, 2016

Victims of ConscienceDr. Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, published the following open letter to students. “This past week, I actually had a student come forward after a university chapel service and complain because he felt “victimized” by a sermon on the topic of 1 Corinthians 13. It appears this young scholar felt offended…Read more Amor Mundi: September 11th, 2016 Posted on 11 September 2016 | 1:43 am

Amor Mundi 3/13/16

In today's Amor Mundi, we view the Trump phenomenon through a more critical lens, monitor a possible departure from the democratic process in Europe, witness a rise of "the social" with social media and more... Posted on 13 March 2016 | 9:30 pm

Action and Interaction

Action and interaction both relate to the public space, but where and how they occur in the world differs significantly. Posted on 24 January 2016 | 8:00 pm

Our 100/10 Membership Challenge Is Here Once Again!

Today, we are launching our annual 100/10 Membership Challenge: 100 new members in 10 days! Posted on 21 July 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 6/14/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on diversity of thought in the age of social media, explore the meanings and elements of computer code, and much more! Posted on 14 June 2015 | 11:01 pm

Amor Mundi 2/15/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we investigate the increasing use of shell corporations in high-end real estate, reflect on the changing disposition of the public intellectual, comment on the dynamic nature of blogging, and much more. Posted on 16 February 2015 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 11/16/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on how one's living environment growing up affects one's future, wonder whether privacy exists in our networked society, realize the exponential decline of innovation, and much more. Posted on 17 November 2014 | 10:30 am

Video Archives – What Does It Mean To Educate Citizens? (2013)

In this week's Video Archives, we look back at a talk Bard College President Leon Botstein gave on the state of American education at the Hannah Arendt Center's seventh annual conference. Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:00 am

Walter Benjamin and “Drilling” for Pearls

Laurie Naranch discusses Walter Benjamin and Hannah Arendt's shared investment in literary pearls, fragments, and moments. Posted on 15 September 2014 | 10:00 am

Contests, Drawings, and More!

The Hannah Arendt Center lays out the rules for the many drawings and contests it has planned for this year's 100/10 membership challenge. Posted on 22 July 2014 | 12:00 pm