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On Hannah Arendt: Virtual Reading Group - 'The Crisis in Culture' with Ann Lauterbach
A virtual reading group in collaboration between Richard Saltoun Gallery and the Hannah Arendt Center to accompany the gallery's year-long exhibition programme 'On Hannah Arendt'.

Led by Roger Berkowitz, Founder and Director of the Hannah Arendt Center, the next event in the series will discuss Arendt's essay ‘The Crisis in Culture’ from her 1968 publication 'Between Past and Future'.

A special introduction to the chapter will be presented by Ann Lauterbach, American poet, essayist, art critic, and professor.

The discussion is held on the occasion of the sixth exhibition in our 'On Hannah Arendt' program inspired by the essay, featuring work by Renate Bertlmann, Annette Messager and Pamela Rosenkratz on view in London from 28 September until 13 November 2021.

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Sep 29, 2021 06:00 PM in London

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Roger Berkowitz
Founder and Academic Director of the Hannah Arendt Center and Professor of Politics, Philosophy,  and Human Rights, Berkowitz writes and speaks about how justice is made present in the world. He is author of The Gift of Science: Leibniz and the Modern Legal Tradition, co-editor of Artifacts of Thinking: Reading Hannah Arendt's Denktagebuch (2017), Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics (2010), The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis (2012), and editor of the annual journal HA: The Journal of the Hannah Arendt Center. His essay "Reconciling Oneself to the Impossibility of Reconciliation: Judgment and Worldliness in Hannah Arendt's Politics," has helped bring attention to the centrality of reconciliation in Hannah Arendt's work. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Bookforum, and many other publications. Berkowitz is the 2019 recipient of the Hannah Arendt Award for Political Thought given by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung in Bremen, Germany.
Ann Lauterbach
Ann Lauterbach is author of ten books of poetry and three books of essays, including The Night Sky: Writings on the Poetics of Experience (Viking 2006) and The Given & The Chosen (Omindawn, 2011) . Her most recent collection is Spell (Penguin, 2018). She has written essays on the relation between poetics, aesthetics and politics, as well as on the work of individual visual artists. She taught Critical Writing at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and was a Visiting Critic (sculpture) at The Yale School of Art. Her work has received support from the Guggenheim Foundation (1986) and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (1993) and was the subject of a Conference in Paris in 2015. Lauterbach is Ruth and David Schwab II Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College, where she was co-Chair of Writing in Bard’s multi-discipline MFA (1992-2020). A native of New York City, she lives in Germantown, New York.