The Frankfurt School Knew Trump Was Coming
In a post-election essay, the critic Alex Ross suggested that we may beexperiencing the American catastrophe anticipated by the Frankfurt School. Jack Jacobs (CUNY), Jonathon Catlin (Princeton), and Liliane Weissberg (Penn) discuss how the Frankfurt School’s analysis of antisemitism illuminates contemporary racism. Co-presented with Deutsches Haus at NYU.
Part of the series: German-Jewish History in the Now: The Contemporary Relevance of German-Jewish History
Made possible by Abraham Lowenthal, in memory of his parents, Rabbi Eric I. Lowenthal and Mrs. Suzanne S. Lowenthal. With additional support from Robert Rifkind and Elliot Sander.
Presented by: the Leo Baeck Institute