See photos from the reception and dinner
Learn more about the students who performed at the event
American Studies celebrated its official transition from program to center this fall with a grand opening reception on October 25th. The party was held in the newly renovated office space on the third floor of Hamilton Hall and was attended by friends, students, and supporters.
Theater in America
October 18, 2010
Watch a video of the event Buy The American Stage: Writing on Theater from Washington Irving to Tony Kushner, edited by Laurence Senelick
Laurence Senelick, editor of the Library of America's new anthology, The American Stage: Writing on Theater from Washington Irving to Tony Kushner, sat down with Tony Kushner, actor Tovah Feldshuh, and director Gregory Mosher for an evening of anecdotes, reading, and discussion.
Sponsored by the Center for American Studies, the Library of America, and the Columbia Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies.
Hispanic New York and the Latinoization of the United States
September 15, 2010
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Watch a video of the event
Read the press about Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook
Visit the Hispanic New York Project blog
A panel discussion and presentation of Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook, edited by Professor Claudio Iván Remeseira. Panelists included Paul Berman, Gabriel Haslip-Viera, Frances Negrón-Mutaner, Claudio Iván Remeseira, Milagros Ricourt, and Virginia Sánchez Korrol; moderated by Ray Suarez.
Co-sponsored by Columbia University's Center for American Studies, Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, and the New-York Historical Society.
Watch the C-Span video coverage Watch the PBS interview with editor and American Studies professor Eric Foner and Bill Moyers
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Studies Program and History Department of Columbia University joined together to observe the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth in 1809 and to mark the publication of Our Lincoln: New Perspectives on Lincoln and His World, edited by Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University (W.W. Norton & Company).
Participants include: David W. Blight (Yale University), Christopher Leslie Brown (Columbia University), Richard Carwardine (University of Oxford), Catherine Clinton (Queen’s University Belfast), Andrew Delbanco (Columbia University), Eric Foner (Columbia University), Harold Holzer (Co-chair, U.S. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission), James McPherson (Princeton University), Mark Neely (Pennsylvania State University), James Oakes (City University of New York), Manisha Sinha (University of Massachusetts), Sean Wilentz (Princeton University).