Buried Possibility: Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno on Tradition - Gerhard Richter

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SS&H 1246

Thursday, November 1st - Professor Gerhard Richter to Speak about his New Work “Buried Possibility: Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno on Tradition"

Professor Gerhard Richter will speak about his new work "Buried Possibility: Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno on Tradition" on November 1st in Social Studies & Humanities Building, Room 1246. This talk will take place from noon to 2:00pm and lunch will be served. Professor Richter was a member of the German faculty at UC Davis from 2005 to 2011 before moving to Brown University, where he is Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature and a core faculty member in the graduate certificate program at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities. Richter is the author of seven books on European critical thought, among them Thought-Images: Frankfurt School Writers’ Reflections from Damaged Life (Stanford University Press, 2007) and Afterness (Columbia University Press, 2011).

Professor Richter's talk, co-sponsored by the Program in Critical Theory and the Department of German & Russian, is drawn from his forthcoming book, entitled Thinking with Adorno: The Uncoercive Gaze (Fordham University Press, Spring 2019).