Senior Fellow, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities
Biography:Jacob Burda is cofounder of the Alpine Fellowship, an annual symposium centered around aesthetics and ideas that supports, commissions, and showcases artists, writers, academics, and playwrights. He earned his PhD degree at the University of Oxford, writing his doctoral thesis on the conception of infinity in early German Romanticism. His thesis was translated into German and published with Metzler. He has lectured on German literature and philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles, and is particularly interested in cultural history, phenomenology (especially Heidegger), and the philosophy of physics.
PhD, University of Oxford. At Bard: 2022–23.