Governor Herbert H. Lehman

2008 Lectures and Seminars

Seeing History Through the Lens of Biography
April 30, 2008, 12 p.m.
A talk by Alice Kessler-Harris, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History in Honor of Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Reexamining Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
April 23, 2008, 12 p.m.
A talk by Manning Marable, Professor of Public Affairs, Political Science, History, and African-American Studies.

Democratic Comeback? What Liberals Can Learn From the Fate of the 1972 McGovern Campaign
April 1, 2008, 1 p.m.
A conversation with Evan Haefeli. Moderated by Herbert Sloan.

The Problem With Toleration
April 15, 2008, noon.
A talk by Bruce Miroff (SUNY-Albany), author of The Liberals' Moment: The McGovern Insurgency and the Identity Crisis of the Democratic Party. Moderated by David Eisenbach.

A Second Wind for American Maritime History
March 11, 2008, noon
A conversation with Barnard Professor Robert McCaughey, moderated by Kenneth Jackson.

A Battle Within My Home: Productivism and Development at the Mexico City International Women's Year Conference, 1975.
February 29, 2008, 10 a.m.
A talk by Jocelyn Olcott (Yale University), co-sponsored by NYU's Center for the United States and the Cold War.

Defying Dixie
February 13, 2008, 12 p.m.
A conversation with Glenda Gilmore (Yale University), author of Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950. Moderated by Alice Kessler-Harris.

The New Leader and the Social Democratic Federation.
February 8, 2008, 10 a.m.
A talk by Markku Routsila (University of Helsinki), co-sponsored by NYU's Center for the United States and the Cold War. Moderated by Casey Blake.


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