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October 3-4, 2013
Olin Hall, Bard College
The Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College presents its sixth annual conference: Failing Fast: The Crisis of the Education Citizen.
Richard Rodriguez, author of Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez and Brown: The Last Discovery of America, among other books and essays
Matthew Crawford, author of Shop Class as Soulcraft, senior research fellow at the University of Virginia, contributing editor at The New Atlantis
Daniel Allen, UPS Foundation professor at the School of Social Science at the Institute of Advanced Study and author of Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education, Why Plato Wrote, and Why the Declaration Independence Matters, among other books
Leon Botstein, president of Bard College
And many others
The conference also will feature a special performance of "No Child" by Nilaja Sun. The New York Times noted that "After working in some of New York's toughest schools, Ms. Sun has drawn on those experience to write "No Child," a lightning-paced, multi-character solo play...." Read the full review here.
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