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Hannah Arendt Center and Center for Civic Engagement present

Annalia 1933

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – Friday, September 20, 2013

Bard's Hannah Arendt Center and Center for Civic Engagement in collaboration with the Roosevelt Institute and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York, announce Annalia 1933—a three-day festival including 20 short talks and a student-led cabaret exploring major events from the historically transformative year of 1933. 

Learn more here

SEPTEMBER 18–20, 2013

Wednesday, September 18
FDR Institute

5:15pm            Vans depart Bard for FDR Institute (Kline shuttle stop)

6:00pm            Guided Tour of FDR Library and Museum

7:00pm            Panel: 1933—A Transformative Year in American and World History

                        Panelists: David Woolner, Myra Young Armstead, Mark Lytle, Richard Aldous

                        Moderator: Stuart Shinske

Thursday, September 19
Bard College (RKC 103)

4:00pm            Opening Remarks: Jonathan Becker

4:05pm            Film: World in Crisis

                        Introduction and Commentary: David Woolner, FDR Institute

4:30pm            Panel: 1933—Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany

                        Panelists: David Kettler, Greg Moynahan, Justus Rosenberg

                        Respondents: Leon Botstein, Suzanne Vromen

6:00pm            Refreshments

6:30pm            Helene Tieger, “Bard College in 1933”

7:00pm            Omar Encarnacion, “Mr. Roosevelt’s Neighborhood: Latin America in 1933”

7:30pm            Christian Crouch, “Native Advocates: Mount Rushmore, Indigenous Rights, and John Collier”

8:00pm            Rob Culp, China or Japan, “Leaving the League of Nations: Japan’s Invasion of Manchuria and the Failure of  

                         Interwar International Organizations”

8:30pm            An Evening Inspired by 1933: Theater Program Students Re-Imagine a Weimar Cabaret (Old Gym) 

Friday, September 20
Bard College (RKC 103)

10:00am          Richard Aldous, “Churchill, King and Country”

10:30am          Cynthia Koch, “FDR and the First Hundred Days”

11:00am          Myra Young Armstead, “A Century of Progress?: Race and the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair”

11:30am          Olga Voronina, "We live without feeling the country beneath us: Osip Mandelstam's ‘The Stalin Epigram’”

12:00pm          Wyatt Mason, “A Long Day’s Journey to the Right: The Strange Case of Louis Ferdinand Celine”

12:30               Lunch

1:00pm            Esther Discherheit, “Yours Faithfully, Dülmen 1933: German Jewish Histories”

1:30pm            Walter Russell Mead, “America Steps Aside”

2:00pm            Ed Halter, “On 42nd Street and Gold Diggers of 1933”

2:30pm            Cecile Kuznitz, “On the Eve of Destruction? East European Jewry, 1933”

3:00pm            Roger Berkowitz, “The Humanist Manifesto and the New Anti-Humanism”

Location: Bard College Campus