Kei Hiruta, James Barry, Karin Fry, Jennifer Gaffney (eds.), Arendt Studies, Vol. 2, 2018, 268 p.
About the review
Arendt Studies is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the study of the life, work, and legacy of Hannah Arendt. It publishes original research articles, review essays and book reviews, and welcomes contributions from all relevant areas, including philosophy, politics and international relations, history, Jewish studies, women’s and gender studies, postcolonial theory, and literary theory. The Journal is interested in all areas of inquiry opened up by Arendt’s questions, including the philosophical dimensions of Arendt’s work that illuminate pressing issues of our time.
The 2018 issue
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition. To commemorate this occasion, this issue of Arendt Studies features a special roundtable discussion on the continuing importance of Arendt’s classic work with contributions by Ronald Beiner (Toronto), Roger Berkowitz (Bard College), Peg Birmingham (DePaul), Adriana Cavarero (Verona), Annabel Herzog (Haifa), Wolfgang Heuer (Freie Universität Berlin), and Dana Villa (Notre Dame). The issue also includes original research articles by Lorraine Krall McCrary, Liesbeth Schoonheim, Ari-Elmeri Hyvönen, Yasemin Sari, Matías Sirczuk, Matthew Wester, and Andrew Benjamin; and book reviews and review essays by Ned Curthoys, Tama Weisman, Jonathan Peter Schwartz, and Emma Larking on recent books on Arendt and Arendtian themes.