2011 Meeting

The fifth independent conference for the Hannah Arendt Circle was hosted by the Department of Philosophy and the Don Shula Program in Philosophy at John Carroll University in Cleveland, OH, April 8-10, 2011.

Friday 

Reception

6:30-8:30

Dolan Science Center Reading Room (on the JCU campus)

 

Saturday

Panel One: Arendt and Being Human

9:00-10:10

Session Chair: Stephen Bloch-Schulman

                        Elon Univeristy

                        Hannah Arendt Circle Coordinator

 

The Right of the Rightless

Alastair Hunt
Portland State University

 

Between Public and Private: Navigating the Jewishness of Hannah Arendt

Deborah Galaski
The University of Virginia

 

 

Panel Two: On Judgment

10:25-11:35

Session Chair: Cassie Striblen
                        West Chester University

 

‘Solidarity’ and Reflective Judgment      

Matthew Wester        

Miami University, Ohio

 

The Existential Dimension of Hannah Arendt's Conception of Political Judgment

Amy L. Shuster
University of Minnesota, Duluth

Panel Three: Arendt and the Other

11:50-1:00

Session Chair: Gail Presbey

                        University of Detroit Mercy

 

Genocide and Sexual Atrocities: Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem and Karadzic in New York

Natalie Nenadic
University of Kentucky

 

Hannah Arendt on Attending to the Other(s) Within and Without

Jennifer L. Geddes
The University of Virginia

 

Lunch 1-2:10

 

Panel Four: Arendt, Pedagogy and Education

2:15-3:25 and 3:35-4:45

Session Chair: Dianna Taylor

                        John Carroll University

 

Arendt, the Classroom, and the Crisis of Offense

 Ada Jaarsma
Mount Royal University

Arendt, Education and Disability: Beginning Something New

Michael Surbaugh

University of Oklahoma

 

Break

A Defense of Arendt’s “Reflections on Little Rock” 
Daniel Cole

University of Miami, Ohio

 

School Days: Arendt and the Idea of the University

Drew Desai
University of Ottawa

 

Business Meeting: 5-5:45

 

 

Sunday

 

All panels will be held in the Rodman Hall, Conference Room A (on the JCU campus)

 

Panel Five: Arendt and the Contemporary World

9:00-10:10

Session Chair: Wolfhart Totshnig

                        Northwestern University

 

Loneliness and Language: Arendt and Cavell

Martin Shuster

Hamilton College

 

“Out of Nowhere”: Hannah Arendt Today

Jennifer Ruth
Portland State University

 

Panel Six: Arendt and Love

10:25-12:10

Session Chair: Gaye Demiryol

                        Yale University

 

Amor Mundi and the Freedom of the Beautiful

Jim Josefson

Bridgewater College

&

Justin Knight

Independent scholar

 

Arendt’s Prejudice Against Charity

Joshua Miller

Morgan State University

 

A world en miniature? Reflections on Hannah Arendt´s Concept of Love

Tatjana Noemi Tömmel

University of Frankfurt

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