Bard College Appoints Thomas Chatterton Williams as Hannah Arendt Center Senior Fellow and Visiting Professor of HumanitiesANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—Bard College is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Chatterton Williams as Hannah Arendt Center Senior Fellow and Visiting Professor of Humanities. Williams will begin teaching at the College in Spring 2023.
Thomas Chatterton Williams is the author of Losing My Cool and Self-Portrait in Black and White. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic, a 2019 New America Fellow, and a visiting fellow at AEI. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, New Yorker, the London Review of Books, Le Monde and many other places, and has been collected in The Best American Essays and The Best American Travel Writing. He has received support from Yaddo, MacDowell and The American Academy in Berlin, where he is a member of the Board of Trustees. His next book, Nothing Was the Same: The Pandemic Summer of George Floyd and the Shift in Western Consciousness, will be published by Knopf. Williams was named a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow for his work in general nonfiction.
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