Join us for as many of the discussions as you are able. Copies of the texts are available at the library. Please call the library or email director@rosendalelibrary.org to reserve one (these copies are not in the system catalog.) We also have pdfs of some of the readings linked below.

Wednesday, April 14, 7:00pm
Session 1: Hannah Arendt, Between Past and Future
Reading:
“Truth and Politics”
“The Crisis in Education” (optional)

Sunday, April 25, 4:00pm
Session 2: Hannah Arendt, Between Past and Future
Reading:
“What is Freedom”
“What is Authority”(optional)

Sunday, May 2, 4:00pm
Session 3: Danielle Allen, Talking to Strangers
Reading:
Part Two: Why we have Bad Habits
5. Imperfect Democracy
6. Imperfect People
7. Imperfect Pearls/Imperfect Ideals (optional)

Tuesday, May 4, 7:00pm
Session 4: Danielle Allen, Talking to Strangers
Reading:
Part Three: New Democratic Vistas
8. Beyond Invisible Citizens
9. Brotherhood, Love, and Political Friendship
10. Rhetoric:A Good Thing (optional)

Thursday, May 13, 4:00pm
Session 5: E. L. Doctrow, The Book of Daniel
Reading:
The Book of Daniel (all)

Monday, May 17, 7:00pm
Session 6: The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison
Reading:
“An American Dilemma: A Review”
“Haverford Statement”
“Address to the Harvard College Alumni”
“Indivisible Man” (optional)
“Notes for a Class Day Talk at Columbia University” (optional)

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