The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College
The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College


Annalia 1933



SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2013

Wednesday, September 18*
FDR Presidential Library

5:15pm            Vans depart Bard for FDR Presidential Library (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
*Programming in recognition of Constitution Day

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”