Governor Herbert H. Lehman

Spring 2019 Lectures and Seminars

January 2019

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition
January, 29 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Linda Gordon, Florence Kelley Professor of History, New York University

February 2019

What Makes a City Great
February, 6 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Alexander Garvin, Yale School of Architecture

Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America
February, 13 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Martha S. Jones, Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University

March 2019

Banking on Beauty: Millard Sheets and Midcentury Commercial Architecture in California
March, 5 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Adam Arenson, Associate Professor of History, Manhattan College

Broadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles
March, 26 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Fran Leadon, City College of New York

April 2019

The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
April, 10 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Andrew Delbanco, Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies, Columbia University

Alan Brinkley: A Life in History
April, 16 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
David Greenberg and Jefferson Decker, Rutgers University

Journalists between Hitler and Adenauer: From Inner Emigration to the Moral Reconstruction of West Germany
April, 23 - Lehman Center, 12:00 noon
Volker R. Berghahn, Professor Emeritus, Columbia University


All events are held at the Lehman Center at 12:00 noon unless otherwise indicated.
Attendance is free but registration is required as places are limited.



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