Governor Herbert H. Lehman

Spring 2014 Lectures and Seminars

February 2014

Napalm: An American Biography
February, 4 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Robert Neer, Columbia University

The Measure of Manhattan: The Tumultuous Career and Surprising Legacy of John Randel, Jr., Cartographer, Surveyor, Inventor
February, 12 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Marguerite Holloway, Associate Professor & Director, Science and Environmental Journalism, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto
February, 19 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Camilo Josť Vergara

March 2014

City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York
March, 5 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Mason Williams, The New School

Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century)
March, 12 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Brian Purnell, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and History, Bowdoin College

April 2014

Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities
April, 1 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Craig Steven Wilder, Professor of History, M.I.T.

Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy
April, 16 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Eri Hotta

City Water, City Life:? Water and the Infrastructure of Ideas in?Urbanizing Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago
April, 29 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Carl Smith, Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and American Studies and Professor of History, Northwestern University



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